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040119 VO Economic History (VO) (2015W)

Crises as innovation impulse in the development of the money, bank, and exchange system as well as public finances in History

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften

Details

max. 200 participants
Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 06.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 13.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 20.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 27.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 03.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 10.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 17.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 24.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 01.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 15.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 12.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 19.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction
World War I
Stabilization and Inflation
International debt crises
Great Depression: Getting in
Great Depression: Getting out
World War II
Economic systems after WW II
Economic Miracles
Western European Integration
Eastern European Transformation
The current European crises

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam (60 Minutes), 26 Jan 2016
A second exam will take place during Feb 2016

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

06.10.2015:
Mark Spoerer und Jochen Streb
Neue deutsche Wirtschaftsgeschichte des 20.Jahrhunderts, Teil A: Einleitung (S. 1-32)
Oldenbourg Verlag, 2013
13.10.2015:
Stephen Broadberry und Mark Harrison
The economics of World War I: an overview
In: Stephen Broadberry and Mark Harrison (Hrsg.), The economics of World War I, Cambridge University Press, 2005, S. 3-40
20.10.2015:
Michael D. Bordo und Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur
Why didn’t France follow the British after World War I?
European Review of Economic History, 11 (1), 2007, S. 3-38
27.10.2015:
Albrecht Ritschl
Reparation Transfers, the Borchardt Hypothesis, and the Great Depression in Germany, 1929-1932: A Guided Tour for Hard-Headed Keynesians
European Review of Economic History 2 (1), 1998, S. 49-72
03.11.2015:
Nicholas Crafts und Peter Fearon
Depression and recovery in the 1930s
In: Nicholas Crafts und Peter Fearon (Hrsg.), The Great Depression of the 1930s, Oxford University Press 2014, S. 1-44
10.11.2015:
Nikolaus Wolf
Europe’s Great Depression: Coordination failure after the First World War
In: Nicholas Crafts und Peter Fearon (Hrsg.), The Great Depression of the 1930s, Oxford University Press 2014, S. 74-109
17.11.2015:
Mark Harrison
The economics of World War II
In: Mark Harrison (Hrsg.), The economics of World War II, Cambridge University Press, 1998, S. 1-42
24.11.2015
Barry Eichengreen
The European Economy since 1945, Kapitel 3: The postwar situation (S. 52-85)
Princeton University Press, 2007
01.12.2015
Peter Temin
The golden age of European growth reconsidered
European Review of Economic History, 6 (1), 2002, S. 3-22
15.12.2015:
Barry Eichengreen
The European Economy since 1945, Kapitel 9: Declining growth, rising rigidities (S. 252-293) und Kapitel 11: Integration and adjustment (S. 335-378), Princeton University Press, 2007
12.01.2016
Anders Aslund, Peter Boone und Simon Johnson
How to stabilize: Lessons from post-communist countries
Brooking Papers on Economic Activity, 1996 (1), S. 217-291
19.01.2016
Jay C. Shambaugh
The Euro’s three crises
Brooking Papers in Economic Activity, 2012 (1), S. 157-211

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