Econ 581b. General Economic History: United States

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Tues/Thurs. 10:30-11:50
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B8, 28 Hillhouse

This course will examine both the long-term factors (such as industrialization and the development of markets) and the epochal events (such as the Revolution, Civil War, and Great Depression) that have shaped the development of the American economy. The objectives of the course are to familiarize students with the major topics and debates in American economic history and to introduce students to the methods and materials of economic history.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.

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