ECON 454 The Next System (4)
This course examines alternatives to capitalism. In Introduction to Economic Inquiry and Microeconomic theory student engage arguments from the production/conflict/labor theory of value tradition. Many of these arguments highlight the problematic nature of capitalism and beg the question: If not capitalism, then what? In this class, students will review arguments against capitalism, analyze historical attempts to establish a socialist alternative, and explore theoretical proposals for the design of the next system.
- General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Social Sciences
- Prerequisite: ECON 363
- Offering: Alternate years
- Instructor: Sivers Boyce