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ECON0220

American Economic History

American Economic History since 1900
This course will provide an overview of the major themes in the growth and development of the modern American economy. Topics will include the economic history of railroads, automobiles, foreign trade, banks and financial markets. We will also examine the role of the courts and government policy in American economic development, with special emphasis on the rise and decline of Laissez-Faire as the dominant mode of economic regulation in the nation's labor and financial markets. (ECON 0150 or ECON 0155) 3 hrs. lect.
Subject:
Economics
Department:
Economics
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
HIS NOR SOC
Equivalent Courses:
HIST0220

Sections

Fall 2012

ECON0220A-F12 Lecture (Prasch)

Fall 2011

ECON0220A-F11 Lecture (Prasch)

Spring 2010

ECON0220A-S10 Lecture (Prasch)

Spring 2009

ECON0220A-S09 Lecture (Prasch)

Fall 2008

ECON0220A-F08 Lecture (Prasch)

Spring 2008

ECON0220A-S08 Lecture (Prasch)

Fall 2005

ECON0220A-F05 Lecture (Prasch)

Fall 2003

ECON0220A-F03 Lecture (Prasch)