Generating the Wealth of Nations

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  • Free certificate
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Syllabus

The course will cover the development of the world economy by concentrating on the following main episodes and events:
  • Introduction to the history of economic development
  • The Malthusian Era 
  • The Industrial revolution
  • The first era of globalisation and the rise of the United States
  • The Great Depression
  • The Golden Age
  • Japan and High Performing Asian Economies
  • China and former Soviet Union
  • The history of economic development in Africa
  • The history of economic development in Latin America

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

  • Jeffrey Borland - Department of Economics

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The University of Melbourne is an internationally recognised research intensive University with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement. Established in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest University.

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