Classes

The Emergence of Modern Economic Growth: A Comparative and Historical Analysis, Economics 2328

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2008

Harvard College/GSAS: 9475
Instructor: James Robinson
Overview and analysis of comparative economic development during the last half millennia. Examines the emergence of modern economic growth in Europe after 1500, and the forces that led to the great divergence in prosperity in the 19th century. Also considered: colonialism, communism, fascism, and revolution.