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History--Econ 210a Syllabus


Introduction to Economic History

Brad De Long and Jan de Vries
Fall Semester 1995; Wednesday 10-12


30 August (de Vries) Introduction

6 September (de Vries) Population Growth and Economic Change

13 September (De Long) Modern Economic Growth

20 September (de Vries) Agriculture

27 September (de Vries) European Commerce and Foreign Trade

4 October (de Vries) The Industrial Revolution in Britain

11 October (de Vries) The Shifting Pace of European Industrialization: Technology, Institutions, Policies

18 October In-Class Midterm

25 October (De Long) Growth in the 20th Century

1 November (De Long) International Markets and Institutions

8 November (De Long) The Very Short "American Century"

15 November (De Long) Distribution

22 November (De Long) The Coming of the Great Depression

29 November (De Long) Depression and Recovery

4 December Paper Due

6 December (De Long) The Post-World War II Growth Miracle

14 December Final Exam


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Associate Professor of Economics Brad De Long, 601 Evans
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