Some may prefer to take the course next academic year once they have more background.

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When it was first published, this national bestseller quickly became a touchstone in the globalization debate. More » In this definitive third and final edition (1950) of his masterwork, Joseph A.

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More »A landmark work in the understanding of capitalism, bourgeois society and the economics of class conflict, Karl Marx's Capital is translated by Ben Fowkes with an introduction by Ernest Mandel in Penguin Classics.

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Ideas such as dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment, credibility, asymmetric information, adverse selection, and signaling are discussed and applied to games played in class and to examples drawn from economics, politics, the movies, and elsewhere. Introductory microeconomics (115 or equivalent) is required.

Intermediate micro (150/2) is not required, but it is recommended.

The list has a strong focus on international economics and the financial crash of 2008.

It covers a wide range of ideologies, featuring the likes of Adam Smith, Schumpeter, Hayek, Keynes, Polanyi, Stiglitz, and Marx.

Schumpeter introduced the world to the concept of “creative destruction,” which forever altered how global economics is approached and perceived.