This course introduces students to the sphere of political economy emphasizing the
intersection between politics and economy, as well as its implications for issues in the
society. On the ontology of political economy, attention is paid to the contributions of
leading lights such as Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Karl Marx, John Keynes, among others.
The course further examines conceptual issues in political economy as well as the utilization
of the political economy analytical framework in interrogating germane issues in the society.