European Economic History II (1914 - up to now)

Instructor: 
Guest Instructor: 
Thilo Albers
Time I: 
Thursday,
12:00pm to 02:00pm
Time II: 
Tuesday,
02:00pm to 04:00pm
Venue I: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, Room 125
Venue II: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, Room 125
Description: 

The course deals with the economic development of Europe from the beginning of the First World War up to the current situation from a historical perspective. Key topics include the economics of the two wars, European hyperinflations, the great depression, the bloc-wise economic integration in Western and Eastern Europe, the Golden Age of Growth, the economics of stagflation, global integration and global imbalances in a long-run perspective.

Literature:
Stephen Broadberry, and Kevin H O'Rourke (eds) (2010) "The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe" , Vol 2: 1870 to the Present, Cambridge.

Exam:
written exam (90 min)

Credits: 
6.00
Program: 
Semester: 
Spring 2020
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin