A survey of some major events and issues in the economic development of Western Europe during the 18th and 19th centuries, stressing the causes, nature, and consequences of the industrial revolution in Britain and on the Continent, and the implications of the historical record for modern conceptions of economic growth. This course is intended for students in the Economics program. Simultaneous enrollment in or successful completion of Econ 500a and Econ 510a; permission of the instructor.
Pre-docs, students in other Yale programs and those who are visiting the Yale program will not, unfortunately, be allowed to take the course. If you have questions please see Professor Guinnane in his office hours.