ECON 338 European Economic History

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This course examines the economic transformation that took place in Europe over the long 19th century, with a major focus on Great Britain's early exceptionalism and the different path taken by continental followers like Germany. Topics to be covered included growth theory; the integration of national and international markets; agricultural and industrial revolutions; changes in mortality, fertility, and urbanization; and the evolution of financial systems, business organizations, and social welfare.