[Blueboard] First Sem economic electives: political economy

Sairry R. Sandoval ssandoval at ateneo.edu
Thu Jun 4 13:14:39 PHT 2009

Courses taught by 2008 NAST Outstanding Young Scientist in Economics
Dr. Edsel L. Beja Jr.

EC185.12 International Political Economy

     The course introduces students to the field of international
     political economy. Students learn the basic frameworks to be
     able to analyze problems that developed and developing economies
     are confronting today. The course provides the foundation for
     students to be able to pursue advanced international political
     economy. Prerequisite: EC102

EC 185.62 Theory of Capitalist Development

     This course is an introduction to the fundamental theory of
     capitalist development and dynamics. Students learn the basics
     of value creation, accumulation, crises and depressions in
     capitalism (including the global crisis), imperialism.
     Prerequisite: EC102

EC 185.63 Comparative Economic Theories: Neoclassical vs. Marxist

     This course is an introduction to the comparative political
     economy of capitalism and socialism and of market and planning.
     Students review the basics of the representative theory of
     capitalism (i.e., Neoclassical Economics) and discover the
     representative theory of socialism (i.e., Marxian Economics).
     Students get the opportunity to analyze Philippine realities
     using the concepts learned in the course. Prerequisite: EC102

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