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ECON6913: Topics in Economic History

The unit studies selected topics in economic history, with an emphasis on the history of economic development over the last 300 years since the advent of capitalism. Topics may include the commercial revolution and expansion of international trade in the 17th and 18th centuries; the role of the slave trade; the industrial revolution; the evolution of international economic relations in the 19th and 20th centuries; the Great Depression; post-World War II recovery and the growth 'Golden Age' of 1950-1973.

Code ECON6913
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
ECON6001 and ECON6002 and ECON6003 and ECMT6002

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