|Course ID:||ECON 8720. 3 hours. |
|Course Title:||Topics in Economic History|
|Current research topics in historical economics, aimed at a deeper understanding of these topics and of modern cliometric techniques for examining them as demonstrated in recent scholarly writings. Topics will reflect student interests and current research trends.|
|Oasis Title:||TOPICS ECON HIST|
|Offered every year. |
|Grading System:||A-F (Traditional)|
In this course the students are expected to go into greater depth in a specific area
or areas of American economic history and development. Given the student's
interests, each selects a topic on which to conduct intensive reading and research.
Each student then prepares a term project that integrates economic analysis,
econometrics and historoical data. Additionally, students meet regularly with the
instructor to discsuss the project topic or other areas of scholarly interest.
The topics vary according to students' interests. All lie within the field of
American economic history and development, and all involve the use of analytical
techniques and data.