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ECON 4230 [0.5 credit] Economic History

The application of economic theory and quantitative techniques to selected topics in economic history, which may include historical patterns of growth and welfare, nineteenth-century globalization, technological change, the development of agriculture, industrialization, the Great Depression, and the origins of central banks.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 2030 with a grade of C- or higher, ECON 2103 with a grade of C- or higher, and ECON 2220 (or equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as ECON 5230, for which additional credit is precluded.
Lectures three hours a week.