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Economics

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Economics 311. History of Economic Thought

The development of economic thought from the mercantilist period to the present with primary emphasis on the classical economists, Marx, the Marginalists and Keynes. Topics investigated are the relationship between economic theory and its historical milieu, the role of paradigms in the development of economic ideas and the historical antecedents to current schools of economic thought.