- Code ECHI3008
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Economics
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Economic History
- Areas of interest Economic History, Economics
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course is an introduction to the history of economic theory. While the major phases in the development of economics (in the technical sense) will be studied, the aim will be to treat them against the background of their historical environment, including political and social thought and current economic problems. The course will include, but not be confined to, the work of Smith, Ricardo, Marx, Marshall and Keynes.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, studentswill be able to:• Understand key models and concepts of the history of economicthought• Understand scholarly articles concerned the history of economic thought• Produce simple appreciations of the history of economic thought texts• Have a historical consciousness of economic ideas
Other InformationSee the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
Indicative AssessmentBy examination, essay, mid-term test and tutorial participation.The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignmentsubmissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. Foradditional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.
In response to COVID-19: Please note that Semester 2 Class Summary information (available under the classes tab) is as up to date as possible. Changes to Class Summaries not captured by this publication will be available to enrolled students via Wattle.
The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.
WorkloadTwo lectures per week with tutorials throughout the semester plus private study time
Requisite and Incompatibility
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.
- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees. Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
ANU utilises MyTimetable to enable students to view the timetable for their enrolled courses, browse, then self-allocate to small teaching activities / tutorials so they can better plan their time. Find out more on the Timetable webpage.