European Economic History I (1800-1914)

Instructor: 
Guest Instructor: 
Miriam Röhrkasten
Time I: 
Tuesday,
02:00pm to 04:00pm
Time II: 
Wednesday,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue I: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Straße 1, room 125
Venue II: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 22
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.

Time and venue:
Lectures: Tuesdays, 14:00-16:00, HU Berlin, Spandauer Straße 1, room 125
Tutorials: Wesnesdays, 10:00-12:00, HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 22

Exam:
Written exam (90 min)

Credits: 
6.00
Semester: 
Fall 2019
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin