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1 Department of Economic History Courses 2015/16

2 Economic History Analysing long-term economic, social and political change Focus on the processes of change, rather than historical events Using an understanding of history to explain the present

3 Department of Economic History Research focus Strong relationship between research and teaching

4 Research Development economics/ Economic history of developing regions Economic growth and structural change Agrarian history Demography Education, gender and the labour market Environmental history

5 Labour market Public sector ▫Research ▫Official reports ▫Administration (government, NGOs, etc.) ▫Teaching Private sector ▫Journalism and other investigative work ▫Investigator

6 Courses in English – autumn EKHE40 Economic Development in Asia 15 cp EKHE42 Emerging Asia 7,5 cp EKHE43 Rising Giants 7,5 cp EKHB21 Gr., Stag., and Ineq. In Africa 7,5 cp SASE10 Swedish Economic Dev. 7,5 cp SASE13 Population Aging and the Welfare State, 7,5 credit points

7 Courses in Swedish - autumn EKHA20 Grundkurs, 30,0 hp EKHA22 Världens ekonomiska historia 15 hp EKHA50 Arbetsmarknad och arbetsliv 15 hp EKHA51 Den svenska modellen 7,5 hp EKHA52 Dagsaktuella arbetsmarknadsfr. 7,5 hp EKHA60 Tillväxt och miljö 15 hp EKHA61 Miljöhistoria 7,5 hp EKHA62 Hållbar utveckling 7,5 hp

8 Courses in English - spring EKHE30 Europe in the World Ec. 15 cp EKHE33 The Break with the Old Order 7,5 cp EKHE32 European Integration 7,5 cp EKHD02 The global Economy 15 cp SASE10 Swedish Economic Development 7,5 cp SASE11 Ec. Ch., Labour M. and the Population 7,5 cp

9 Courses in English - spring EKHE51 Business and Financial Systems - a Dynamic Perspective, 15 credit points EKHE52 Business and Society - a Dynamic Perspective, 7,5 credit points EKHE53 Financial Systems: Development and Crises, 7,5 credit points SASE12 Family and Work: Scandinavia in International Perspective, 7,5 credit points

10 Courses in Swedish - spring EKHA20 Grundkurs, 30,0 hp EKHA22 Världens ekonomiska historia 15 hp EKHA40Underutveckling i den globala ek. 15 hp EKHA41 U-länderna och den globala obalansen 7,5 hp EKHA42 Från kolonialism till globalisering 7,5 hp EKHA33 Arbete och välfärd, 7,5 hp

11 Mastersprograms Economic History Economic Growth, Innovation and Spatial Dynamics Economic Demography (Master in Economic Development and Growth) International Economics with a Focus on China

12 Where to turn? Håkan Lobell Student Advisor Tina Helgesson Department Secretary

13 EKHE40 Economic Development in Asia Montserrat Lopez Jerez Tobias Axelsson

14 Structure Two 7,5 credit modules EKHE42 Emerging Asia - Economic Transformation in East and South East Asia EKHE43 Economic History: The Rising Giants - China and India entering the global scene

15 Structure 20 lectures 5 seminars Progressive evaluation Tutorials

16 EKHE42 Emerging Asia - Economic Transformation in East and South East Asia Explores and explains the rapid industrialization and socio-economic modernisation in Pacific Asia ▫Historical processes ▫Different approaches to explain the East Asian Miracle How? Three tiers: ▫Japan ▫New Industrialized Countries ▫ASEAN countries What can we learn from this?

17 EKHE43 Economic History: The Rising Giants - China and India entering the global scene An understanding of the long-term development, institutional change and equity as conditions for modern economic growth An understanding of the economic transformation of China and India, taking into account major characteristics of the high-performing Asian economies An understanding and knowledge the social outcomes of modernisation in China and India. How do they differ and why?

18 EKHB21 Growth, inequality and stagnation in Africa Erik Green

19 The course will give you An understanding of long-term development from pre-colonial Africa to present An understanding of the divergent development paths and their outcome on inequality, growth and poverty in Africa Deep insights of the research frontier in African economic history

20 Structure Tutorial (10 seminars) Thematic (changes from year to year) Ex: 1.Myths and realities in Africa’s long-term economic development 2.The legacy of colonialism: Growth, inequality and poverty 3.The post-colonial growth miracle? 4.Africa, the West and the Rest 5.Current miracles in a historical light – anything new under the sun?

21 EKHK17 Bachelor in economic history

22 The course will give you Course content dependent on your research interests Basic knowledge of methodological debates on long-term social and economic change Insights in macro-theories of long-term change Insights in micro-theories of long-term change

23 Structure Two parts Part one: Classic questions in economic history (4 lectures/seminars) Part two Track one – field study/internship Track two – quantitative methods in economic history Track three – economic theory and economic history


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