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Topics in Political Economy

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 6
Module lead
Joao Da Silva Varandas Ferreira
Academic year

Module overview

This module introduces topics at the intersection between politics and economics. It exposes students to substantive issues in political economy, such as the comparative analysis of different electoral systems, distributive justice, and the moral limits of markets. It equips students with various tools to analyse social-economic and political problems, from political competition models to applied ethics. The module also emphasises policy applications, with in-depth analysis of specific cases.

Linked modules

Pre-Requisites: ECON1001 or ECON1003 or ECON1020 or ECON1022