Second term essays are to address the current political economy of economic policy, sectoral or regional developments or social policies.
Proper referencing and bibliography are necessary. Their assessment will be part of the grade.
Sources should be about 10 pieces including articles and books, and should include the course texts. Materials from the internet cannot constitute any more than 25% of your sources.
The purpose of the second term?s essay is to investigate transformations in the political economy of Canada, particularly since neoliberalism from an historical perspective. The essay should use some of the concepts of political economy to develop the argument and analysis. The essay should also attempt to use at least at one statistical indicator from Statistics Canada.
Examine some of the debates about alternate economic strategies for an alternate to neoliberal policies in Canada.