Hist Econ (Weekly Semester Plan)

THE SEMESTER WEEKLY PLAN

Week          Topic Pages – Homework – Reference Material
1 Introduction Of Teaching Methods And Performance’s Expectations, Rules Of Discipline And Training Philosophy
2 Prologue To Economics

·        What Is Economics, The History Of Economics

·        View The Past Through The Lens Of The Present

·        The Story Told Here

And

The Ancient World

·        Homer And Hesiod, Xenophon’s Oiknomikos

·        Plato’s Ideal State, Aristotle On Justice And Exchange, Aristotle And The Acquisition Of Wealth, Rome, Conclusions

Page 3 – 27 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
3 The Middle Ages

·        The Decline Of Rome, Judaism, Early Chritisanity

·        Islam, From Charles Martel To The Black Death

·        The 12th Century Renaissance And Economics In The Universities

·        Nicolas Oresme And The theory Of Money, Conclusions

Page 29  – 49 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
4 The Emergence Of The Modern World View – The 16th Century

·        The Renaissance And The Emergence Of The Modern View, The Reformation, The Rise Of The European Nation State, Mercantilism, Machiavelli

·        The School Of Salamanca And American Treasure

·        England Under The Tutors, Economics In The 16th Century

Pages 51 – 64 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
              5 Sciences, Politics And Trade In The 17th Century England

·        Background, Science And The Science Of The Royal Society, Political Ferment

·        Economic Problems – Dutch Commercial Power And The Crisis Of The 1620s, The Balance Of Trade Doctrine, The Rate Of Interest And The Case For Free Trade, The Recoinage Crisis Of The 1960s

·        Economics In The 17th Century

Pages 66 – 87 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
6 Absolutism And Enlightenment In The 18th Century France

·        Problems Of The Absolute State, Early 18th Century Critics Of Mercantilism, Cantillion On The Nature Of Commerce In General

·        The Enlightenment, Physiocracy, Turgot

·        Economic Thought Under The Ancient Regime

Pages 89 – 109 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
7 The Scottish Enlightenment Of The 18th Century

·        Background, Hutchenson, Hume, Sir James Stuart

·        Adam Smith, Division Of Labor And The Market

·        Capital Accumulation, Smith And Laissez Faire

·        Economic Thought At The End Of The 18th Century

Classic Political Economy, 1790 – 1870

·         From Moral Philosophy To Political Economy, Utilitarism And The Philosophic Radicals

·        Ricardian Economics, Alternatives To Ricardian Economics, Government Policy And The Role Of The State, Money

Pages 110 – 164 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
8 Week 8 Mid Term Written Test Quiz 20% (Covering academic program covered from Week 1 to 7)
9 The Split Between History And Theory In Europe, 1870 – 1914

·        The Professionalization Of Economics, Jevons, Walras And Mathematical Economics, Economics In Germany And Austria, Historical Economics And The Marshallian School In Britain

·        European Economic Theory, 1900 – 1914

Pages 166 – 182 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
10 The Rise Of American Economic, 1870- 1939

·        US Economics In The Late 19th Century,  John Bates Clark, Mathematical Economics

·        Thornstein Veblen, John R. Commons

·        Inter War Pluralism, Inter War Studies Of Competition, The Migration Of European Academics

·        US Economics In The Mid-20th Century

Pages 185 – 209 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
11 Money And The Business Cycle, 1898 – 1939

·        Wicksells’s Cumulative Process, The Changed Economic Environment

·        Austrian And Swedish Theories Of The Business Cycle, Britain: From Marshall To Keynes

·        The American Tradition , Keynes’s General Theory

·        The Keynesian Revolution, The Transition From Inter War To Post Second World War Macroeconomics

Pages 211 – 235 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
12 Econometrics And Mathematical Economics, 1930 To Present

·        The Mathematization Of Economics, The Revolution In National Income Accounting, The Professionalization Of Economics, Jevons, Walras And Mathematical Economics

·        Economics In Germany And Austria, Historical Economics And The Marshallian School In Britain

·        European Economic Theory, 1900 – 1914

Pages 237 – 265 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
13 Welfare Economics And Socialism, 1870 To The Present

·        Socialism And Marginalism, The State And Social Welfare, The Lausanne School

·        The Socialist Calculation Debate, Welfare Economist 1930 – 1960, Market Failure And Government Failure

·        Conclusions

Pages 269 – 284 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
14 7)     Week 14 Pre Final Exam Written Test 20% (Covering academic program covered from Week 8 to 12)

 

15 Economists and Policy, 1939 To The Present

·        The Expanding Role Of The Economics Profession

·        Keynesian Economics And Macroeconomic Planning

·        Inflation And Monetarism, The New Classical Macroeconomics, Development Economics

·        Conclusions

Pages 288 – 306 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
16 Expanding The Discipline, 1960 To The Present

·        Applied Economics, Economic Imperialism

·        Heterodox Economics, New Concepts And New Techniques, Economics In The 20th Century

Epilogue : Economists And Their History

Pages 309 – 325 Study The Questions Of The PPT And Answer Them Correctly
Week 16 Homework and research 10% (Homework 5% + Research 5%)

 

              17 Week 17 Pre Final Exam Written Test 20% (Covering academic program covering from Week 13 to 16)

 

18 END OF SEMESTER
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