Analysing The Political Economy


The relationships between individuals and society and between markets and the state are fully interconnected. Nothing that you can think of is not political. This ranges from the chair you sit on, tap water, carpets and food – to education, health and security. Everything in life has political policy driving regulation.

The term political economy is derived from the Greek polis, meaning “city” or “state,” and oikonomos, meaning “one who manages a household or estate.” The political economy can therefore be understood as the study of how a country, the public’s household—is managed or governed, taking into account both political and economic factors. It means that those in office are making decisions that affect how our lives are lived.

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