[F&ES 759/MGT 697 / PLSC 727] / 2016-2017

Capitalism: Success, Crisis, and Reform

Credits: 3


Examination of capitalism as it functions in practice, with extensive use of business cases. The role of capitalism in generating wealth and innovation. Survey of critical institutions in banking, regulation, taxation, and trade. Negative consequences of capitalist development such as radical inequality, disruption of the natural environment, and intermittent social crises. Consideration of strategies for shaping capitalism in future decades.