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EC932 - Economic History

  • Module code: EC932
  • Module name: Economic History
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 18, 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aims of this module are to provide an introduction to the methods of quantitative economic history together with a review of some major findings of historical research of interest to economists.

Principal learning outcomes

Students should develop a sense both of how historical research can be used to inform current economic policy debates and of how economics can be used to improve the interpretation of history.

Timetabled teaching activities

There will be a 2-hour lecture each week.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
18 CATS (Module code: EC932-18)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 20%
Examination - May 80%
20 CATS (Module code: EC932-20)
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 10%
Assessed Course Work 10%
Examination - May 80%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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