Political Economy

Overview of the emerging field of political economy. Surveys three broad intellectual traditions prominent in the political economy literature: (1) the application of microeconomic, game theoretic, and public choice theory to politics, (2) a focus on institutions and the behavior of their related politics, and (3) Marxian and neo-Marxian approaches. The course requires an understanding of basic microeconomics.

Course Information



4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

Prosper Maurice Bernard
R: 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM 19W4 435