Course Number

ECON 368

Course Title

American Economic History

Course Date

Fall 2018

Course Level

300

Professor or Professors' Departmental/Program Affiliation

Michael Haines, Economics

Document Type

Syllabus

Department(s)

Economics

Description

This course will deal with various aspects of the economic growth and development of the United States since colonial times. In addition to the basic history of growth and structure, this course will also cover such topics as population and migration; the labor force; agriculture; money and banking; transportation; slavery; the Civil War; industry studies; the Great Depression; and the growth of the government sector and regulation. Basic economic and demographic theory will be applied to historical events.

Note

The syllabus may not be applicable to the current semester. Be sure to verify content with the professor(s) listed in the document.

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