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Introduction to Economic Thought 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The aim of the course is to provide an introduction to economic thought. The overall objective of the course is to understand the origins of economic theories and their development, as well as their connection with other fields such as political science and philosophy. The course will also focus on the important interplay between economic theories and society.

The course will include the ideas and theories of classical economists – such as Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and Joseph Schumpeter – as well as the contributions of Nobel Memorial Prize laureates in Economics.

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and Mathematics 3b or 3c, Civics 1b or 1a1 and 1a2. Or: English B, Mathematics C and Civics A and required grade Passed or international equivalent.

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: JIEG19
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2019: Aug 19 - Oct 27
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-J9117

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