European Economic History I (1800-1914)

Guest Instructor: 
Kalle Kappner
Time I: 
Tuesday,
02:00pm to 04:00pm
Venue I: 
HU, Spandauer Straße 1, Room 125
Description: 

The lecture will cover the most important aspects of the European economic development from the turn of the 19th century to the outbreak of the First World War. Topics include the Industrial Revolution, population growth and migration, international trade, the Gold Standard, as well as the economics of nationalism, colonialism and war. In the tutorial, we will discuss key texts and important concepts.

Literature:
Broadberry, S.; O’Rourke, K. (eds.) (2010). The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe. Cambridge University Press.

Exam:
Written exam (90 min)

Credits: 
6.00
Program: 
Semester: 
Fall 2018
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin