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2022-2023 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Jul 17, 2024
 
2022-2023 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 1012 - COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC HISTORY


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course analyzes the development of the world economy from the early modern (c.1500) period to the present, with a particular emphasis upon economic development and industrialization. Consequently, socio-economic, political, and cultural institutions figure prominently. Major sub-themes of the course include the history of economic theory, mercantilism (including colonial development/extraction), technological innovation, industrial organizational theory (managerial and labor organization), government-business relations, international trade, business cycles, gold standard, foreign currency markets, financial markets and personal investment, war economics, and Soviet economic system.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade


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