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Economic History of the World - ECS2608

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ECS1601 or ECS1028
Purpose: To enable students to critically assess the development of the modern international economy since 1820 by looking at topics such as the causes of economic growth, long-term capital movements, international migration, commercial policy, foreign trade, the growth of the multilateral payments network, the rise and fall of the gold standard, the spread of industrialisation, the impact of the First World War, the Great Depression and the disintegration of the international economy during the 1930s.