EE 404 History of Economic Thought

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: a) EE 210 or b) EE 211 and EE 212 or c) EE 213 and EE 214

Development of economic thinking, from the pre-classical period up to the twentieth century. Examples are the agricultural doctrine, mercantilism, classical, neoclassical, Keynesian, socialist, post-Keynesian, and institutional economics. Emphasis is given to the underlying philosophies, essential concepts, and the influence of economic problems on formulating economic thought in each period.