"But That Political Economy Trick Never Works!": A Dispatch from Chavez's Venezuela
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Proposed Class Topics: DRAFT: Econ 210a, Spring 2010, U.C. Berkeley

INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC HISTORY FOR FIRST-YEAR ECONOMICS GRADUATE STUDENTS

Class Topics:

Jan 20: Modes of Production

Jan 27: Malthus and the Demographic Transition

Feb 3: Industrious Revolutions

Feb 10: Trade, Law, and State

Feb 17: Industrial Revolutions

Feb 24: Globalizations

Mar 3: Differentiated and Uneven Development

Mar 10: Business Cycles

Mar 17: WWI and the Great Depression

Mar 31: WWII and the Thirty Glorious Years

Apr 7: The Great Divergence

Apr 14: The Forward March of Social Democracy Halted?

Apr 21: China Stands Up

Apr 28: Neoliberalism and Its Discontents

May 5: Conclusion

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