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Capitalism: contrasting views (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Ian Ward

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Economic policy issues in Australia include manufacturing industry policy; the funding and organisation of school and university education; taxation; social welfare provision; environmental sustainability; enterprise bargaining and centralised wage fixation; worker participation in enterprises; policies towards inflation and unemployment; privatisation of public enterprises; who, if anyone, holds economic power, and vegetarianism and the animal production industry.

Assessment: Written (2000-word essay): 25% + Assignment (1000 words): 10% + Discussion classes: 15% + Examination (2.5 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: Two 1.5-hour classes per week

Prerequisites: ECC1000 and one of ECC1100 or ECC2100 or equivalent

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