History and Methodology of Economics: Politics of Economics

Course Name: 
History and Methodology of Economics: Politics of Economics
Course Instructor: 
Tiago Mata
Course Date: 
Fall 2009
Institution: 
University of Amsterdam
Type of Course: 
Topic Course
Time Period Covered: 
post-1945

Tiago Mata
Room E9.08
Phone: 020 525 4299
t.mata@uva.nl
Appointment: by request, send email or call to arrange.
Meeting
Mondays, 10:00 - 13:00, room E. 1.51.
Aims
The course will introduce and develop the latest developments in studies of science. By the
end of the course the student is expected to be able to (1) identify economics in political
and cultural discourse and (2) parse the multiple interpretations of economic content. The
course therefore, develops awareness for the social and political implications of economics.