ECON398J: The History of Economic Policy in Palestine/Israel

This course examines economic policy in Palestine/Israel from 1909 (under Ottoman rule) through the British Mandate (1922-48) until 1988, when the current neo-liberal economic policy began. It will examine how the governments and society dealt with issues such as growth versus equality (distributive justice); ideology versus praxis; local original policy versus imported policy; and politics versus academic economics who decides and under what circumstances?
Prerequisites/Rules:
ECON201. Also offered as ISRL329F. Credit granted for ECON398J or ISRL329F.
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular , Pass-Fail , Audit
Course Offering
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD