The International Economy, 1850-Present: From Globalization to Globalization
Developments in the international economy (trade, migrations, capital movements), their causes and impact, against the background of “modern economic growth.” The rapid integration of the Atlantic economy from the 1850s to the early 1910s, the subsequent “globalization backlash” (war, great depression and war again), and the slow reconstruction of international economic networks since 1945. Comparison of the current second globalization with the first one that came to an abrupt end in August 1914. Prerequisites: ECON21 and 22 or 101 and MATH21, or 122, or 122L, or 202, or 212 or higher level math. One course.