Classes

Economics 1490: Growth and Crisis in the World Economy (Sever 202)

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2016

T-TH 11:30-1:00; Sever 202

Note: This course satisfies the Economics concentration writing requirement. Students who would like to enroll should submit the application form available on the course website.
Prerequisite: Economics 1010a1, 1010a2, or 1011a and Economics 1010b or 1011b.

The world economy is gradually recovering from the financial and economic crisis that originated in the United States in 2007-2009. Despite the slow recovery of Europe and the U.S., world economic growth has continued at an accelerated pace since the mid-1990s. This is due to very rapid growth

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Economics 1490: Growth and Crisis in the World Economy

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2015

The world economy is gradually recovering from the financial and economic crisis that originated in the United States in 2007-2009. Despite the slow recovery of Europe and the U.S., world economic growth has continued at an accelerated pace since the mid-1990s. This is due to very rapid growth of Asian economies, especially China and, increasingly, India. China overtook the U.S. as the world’s largest economy in 2014, while India surpassed Japan in 2012, becoming the world’s third largest economy. The growth of the two Asian economic giants is rapidly transforming the world

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Economics 1490: Growth and Crisis in the World Economy

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2014

Meeting Time: Tu., Th., 11:30-1
Note: This course satisfies the Economics concentration writing requirement. Students who would like to enroll should submit the application form available on the course website.
Prerequisite: Economics 1010a1, 1010a2, or 1011a and Economics 1010b or 1011b.

This course assesses the future of the tri-polar world economy - Asia, Europe, and North America. The course analyzes the resurgence of the US economic growth, the emergence of asset pricing bubbles, and the ensuing financial and economic crisis. We will discuss the sources of

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Economics 980aa: The Rise of Asia and the World Economy

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2014

Harvard College/GSAS: 70805
Fall 2014-2015
Dale W. Jorgenson
Meeting Time: Wednesdays 2-4
Exam Group: 7
Prerequisite: Ec 1010a and 1010b (or 1011a and 1011b), one of stats 100, 104 or 110, and Ec 1123 or 1126 (or concurrent enrollment in 1123 or 1126).