As a result, virtually every neoclassical economic textbook refers to scarcity—even though the field of economics is becoming increasingly differentiated. I have argued in my research that scarcity problems are, and will remain, an important sub-set of problems, but we need to include sufficiency and abundance problems as well Daoud, ab, Under scarcity, economics will give us insights about how people optimize their behavior to get as much as possible out of their limited resources. Neoclassical economics is mainly interested in what we can call allocation problems under a scarcity assumption.
The neoclassical and Keynesian traditions form the core of economic theory taught by the Department of Economics. Our uniquely pluralistic approach to economics encompasses a range of other perspectives, including Post Keynesian, Institutionalist, and post-Marxian economic theories.
Our program Mainstream and critical perspectives on economics issues international and economic policy perspectives.
Specialized course offerings include the economics of gender, the economics of transition economies, economic methodology, monetary economics, public finance, economic development, labor economics, industrial organization, international trade, international finance, econometrics, economic history, and mathematical economics.
The diverse theoretical approaches are combined with solid training in empirical methods which prepare graduates for teaching in colleges and universities, research positions in government departments or consulting firms, and policy making. These agencies give students special opportunities for internships and part-time employment as well as the chance to hear and speak with economists dealing with today s national and international economic issues.
The CEU Environmental Sciences and Policy PhD program is led by faculty from various disciplines with research experience in diverse thematic and geographic contexts, which fosters an environment conducive to interdisciplinary research. The PhD program aims to combine breadth and depth of interdisciplinary learning about the environment with professional development skills.
The program begins with an introduction to a wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches, which allows students to choose the most appropriate combination for their research, and continues with custom-tailored theory and methods classes to facilitate in-depth research skills for their empirical projects.
Teaching and research practica facilitate opportunities to develop teaching, presentation, and publication skills. Possess the knowledge to Engage the epistemological diversity of natural and social science disciplines in environment-related debates; Understand the complex interdisciplinary connections among scientific, ethical, economic, social, cultural, and political aspects of environmental issues at both global and local levels and create new knowledge in their chosen field of in-depth research; Learn and apply state-of-the art pedagogical theories to their own teaching and communication.
Think critically and analytically to understand environmental issues; identify and formulate a research problem; and design, implement, and manage sophisticated theoretical, policy and field research and data analysis, both as an independent researcher and a team member; Communicate scientific results professionally both in writing and orally, and participate in professional networks; Practice student-centered teaching and learning approaches.
Advance a sustainable and open society, self-reflective critical inquiry, research ethics, and environmental and social care. Further details are available here: PhD students take an additional advanced course in each of these fields. Beyond the core, students have a great deal of flexibility in selecting their fields of emphasis and research.
The program has two main foci — political economy and regional economics.
The heterodox political economy component of the program has traditionally been active in the fields of radical economics and institutional economics. In recent years, this dynamic and evolving program has been complemented by faculty working in the fields of feminist, structuralist, post-Keynesian, and Marxist economics, with an overall focus on international economics and economic development.
This foundation prepares students for research and teaching positions in colleges and universities, research positions in government and the private sector, as well as for policy-related work with labor, environmental and international policy organizations.
D in Public Policy: D in International Political Economy. GPPE aims to educate scholars so that they become specialists on Marxism and so equipped with critical tools for analyzing the contemporary capitalism and a creative vision of modeling post-capitalist alternative systems.
GPPE attempts to develop and apply the classical Marxist method, including the theories and practices of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Luxemburg, Trotsky and Gramsci, in analyzing modern capitalism and configuring the alternative socioeconomic system.
GPPE carries out on the interdisciplinary Marxist studies on the structures and contradictions of contemporary global capitalism. In particular, GPPE studies the problems of modern capitalism such as global economic crisis, uneven development, neoliberalism, global warming and ecological problems etc.
GPPE studies the characteristics, limitations and future tasks of the contemporary social movements including labor, peasants, peace, environmental and globalization movements through interdisciplinary approaches.
By drawing upon the experiences of the revolutionary movements in the classical Marxist tradition and integrating them with the current anti-capitalist movements, GPPE develops new post-capitalist socioeconomic models and strategies to achieve them.
The interdisciplinary MA program has various specializations; many of these have an important economic angle. All of these economic dimensions, except one The MA program Economics of Developmentare heterodox. The ISS has a great variety of heterodox thesis advisors, in particular in the areas of post-Keynesian economics, radical economics, political economy, feminist economics, and ecological economics.
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