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070040 VO Lecture (PM4) (2018S)

Growth and Business Cycle Theory for Historians

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 05.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 19.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 09.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 16.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 23.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 30.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 07.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 14.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 28.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 04.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Saturday 09.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 11.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Saturday 16.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 18.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock
Monday 25.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 3.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aim and Content
This course provides an elementary introduction to growth- and business cycle theory. Diligent and interested students will learn to make sense of and evaluate the background, achievements, main criticism and developments of growth- and business cycle theories as well as their applications in historical explanations such as in explanations of the industrial revolution and the great depression in the 1930ies.
Method
Teaching consists of one unbroken 90 minute unit weekly. Students have the possibility to prepare for each meeting on the basis of relevant literature provided in advance.

Assessment and permitted materials

Students are required to attend this lecture on a regular basis. In order to pass this course successfully they have to pass one final exam at the end of term. There exists the possibility of answering 4 sets of questions on a purely voluntary basis and to hand in answers in writing. They are also welcome to particpate in discussions.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students are required to attend this lecture on a regular basis. In order to pass this course successfully they have to pass one final exam at the end of term. There exists the possibility of answering 4 sets of questions on a purely voluntary basis and to hand in answers in writing. Additional achievements of that kind will be considered in the overall evaluation of the student’s performance. The quality of final tests as well as that of answers to question sets will be evaluated on the basis of completeness, clarity of argument, logical reasoning and precision. Answers have to be formulated in complete sentences and are not acceptable if stated in key words only.

Examination topics

Areas of Examinations
Problem situations, problems and theories as their suggested solutions discussed in the course.

Reading list

Principal Literature
Principal literature: Todd A. Knopp, Recessions and Depressions, Praeger, Westport Conneticut, Santa Barbara California, Denver, Colarado, Oxford, England, 2nd ed., 2010. Deutschsprachige Literatur wird noch angegeben.

Association in the course directory

MA Geschichte (2014) PM 4, VO Globalgeschichte: Aufbaumodul Geschichtswissenschaftliches Denken und Arbeiten (4 ECTS) | MA HPS: M1.2, M1.3, M3

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