POL S 582 A: Institutional Analysis

Meeting Time: 
W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: 
SAV 167
SLN: 
18694
Instructor:
Susan Whiting
Susan H. Whiting

Syllabus Description:

This 5-credit course approaches institutional analysis through the lens of property rights theory. It examines the nature and origin of property rights and the consequences of the property rights structure for economic growth and governance. The course explores these issues in theory and in a range of historical and contemporary cases.

Course requirements include several short response papers and a longer final paper. 

Catalog Description: 
Social change and property rights theory. Exploration of long-term secular change through works whose approaches derive from neoclassical economics and analytical Marxism. Evolution and transformation of property rights over land, labor, and capital and the consequences of the property rights structure for political and economic institutions.
Credits: 
3.0 - 5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 10, 2018 - 9:36pm