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Economic History of the United States Before 1865 (323-1-20)


Brian Barclay Beach

Meeting Info

Harris Hall L07: Tues, Thurs 11:00AM - 12:20PM

Overview of class

The course examines the economic and institutional development of the United States from colonial times to the Civil War. It focuses on questions related to differential patterns of development across the Americas and the US, devoting specific attention to labor market institutions, its divergence across North and South, and the role of Slavery in the development of the American Economy.

Registration Requirements

ECON 281-0, ECON 310-1, ECON 311-0.

Class Attributes

SDG Decent Work & Economic Growth
SDG Innovation & Infrastructure

Enrollment Requirements

Enrollment Requirements: Pre-requisite: Students must have taken ECON 310-1 or MMSS 211-1 and ECON 281 or ECON 381-1 or MATH 386-1 or IEMS 304 or STAT 350 to successfully enroll in this course.

Associated Classes

DIS - Lutkin Hall: Fri 11:00AM - 11:50AM