Assessment Materials in Economic History

Fred Lee, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Test and problem set for a module in American Economic History Since 1865 for 3rd year students.

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Anne McCants, MIT

Part of the MITOpenCourseWare site, this course page details an undergraduate course in medieval economic history as taught in spring 2006 by Anne McCants. The course covers "the conditions of material life and the changing social and economic relations in medieval Europe with reference to the comparative context of contemporary Islamic, Chinese, and central Asian experiences". The website includes details of course readings, lecture handouts, syllabi from various years, assignment details and links to related Internet resources.

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Suzanne Berger, MIT

Syllabus, reading list, assignments from a 2003 course that examines the "role of European states in postwar period of rapid economic growth and current crisis."

The materials are available in Traditional Chinese as well as in English.

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Peter Temin, MIT

Reading list, syllabus and some problem sets (without solutions) from a 2009 undergraduate course giving "a historical perspective on financial panics. Topics include the growth of the industrial world, the Great Depression and surrounding events, and more recent topics such as the first oil crisis, Japanese stagnation, and conditions following the financial crisis of 2008."

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R.E. Bailey, University of Essex, W.P. Kennedy, University of Essex

This course webpage supports a module on the World Economy in Historical Perspective as taught by R.E. Bailey and W.P. Kennedy at the University of Essex in 2009/10. It includes a reading list / course outline, assignments / essay topics, lecture presentations / notes and past exam papers.

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Gregory Clark, University of California at Davis

Materials from a course delivered in Winter 2010 and based on Clark's 2007 book "A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World." The site includes 26 full-length video lectures, readings and homework assignments.

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Brad DeLong, University of California at Berkeley. Department of Economics

Part of Brad DeLong's blog, this section supports a 2009 version of a course on economic history as taught at the University of California at Berkeley. The material includes lecture slides and notes, mp3 audio files of lectures, exam papers, problem sets, plus links to background information available freely online. Information is accessible chronologically, by subject category and by type.

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