The course deals with the economic development of Europe from the beginning of the First World War up to the current situation from a historical perspective. Key topics include the economics of the two wars, European hyperinflations, the great depression, the bloc-wise economic integration in Western and Eastern Europe, the Golden Age of Growth, the economics of stagflation, global integration and global imbalances in a long-run perspective.
Stephen Broadberry, and Kevin H O'Rourke (eds) (2010) "The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe" , Vol 2: 1870 to the Present, Cambridge.
Time & venue:
Lectures: Tuesdays, 14:00-16:00; HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 125
Tutorials: Thursdays, 12:00-14:00; HU Berlin, Spandauer Str. 1, room 125
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