Course Detail

Applied Microeconomics in Economic History (33917)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Hornbeck, Richard
  • Content
    This course is designed to expand the range of empirical settings in applied microeconomics research by drawing upon historical contexts and data sources. It will be organized around particular topics and historical periods, with an emphasis on questions related to economic growth. Class will include discussion of assigned readings, which are to be completed by the date indicated on the reading list. There will be a final exam, covering the topics and papers discussed, and students will develop two research proposals that use economic history to inform our broader understanding of economics.
  • Prerequisites
    PhD-level Microeconomics and Econometrics. BUSN 33917=ECON 42400 and PPHA 45710
    • PhD - students only

  • Materials
    Canvas site includes readings.
  • Grades
    Based on class participation, two research proposals, and a final exam.
    • No auditors

  • Syllabus
  • Winter 2023Section: 33917-50F 9:00AM-12:00PMHarper Center3SW - Seminar RoomIn-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: June 27 2022