October 15, 2003
Fall 2003 Teaching and Office Hours (Revised)

STARTING OCTOBER 20TH... Fall 2003 Teaching and Office Hours Office Hours: Thursdays 12:30-2:30 for the second half of the semester; or call 510-643-4027 or 925-283-2709 or drop me a note at delong@econ.berkeley.edu Present Courses: Economics 101b (Fall 2003). Economic Growth Lunch. Econ 210a, Economic History (Fall 2003)....

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September 12, 2003
Fall 2003 Teaching and Office Hours

Fall 2003 Teaching and Office Hours Office Hours: Wednesdays 1-3 for the first half of the semester, TBA for the second half of the semester; or call 510-643-4027 or 925-283-2709 or drop me a note at delong@econ.berkeley.edu Present Courses: Economics 101b (Fall 2003). Economic Growth Lunch. Econ 210a, Economic History (Fall 2003)....

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March 14, 2003
Spring 2003 Teaching and Office Hours

Spring 2003 Teaching and Office Hours Office Hours: Wednesdays 2-4, or call 510-643-4027 or 925-283-2709 or drop me a note at delong@econ.berkeley.edu Present Courses: Econ 210a, Economic History (Spring 2003). REVISED Econ 210a Syllabus (Spring 2003). Econ 236, Dynamic Economics: Advanced Macroeconomics (Spring 2003). Reading Course: European Economic History (Spring 2003). Reading Course: Monetary and Fiscal Policy (Spring 2003). Economics 211: Economic History Seminar. Past Courses: Fall 2001, Economics 101b, Intermediate Macroeconomics; others accessible from the "What I Teach" page... Contact Info: Dept. of Economics, U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720-3880. Phones: 510-643-4027, 925-283-2709. Faxes: 510-642-6615 925-283-9933. delong@econ.berkeley.edu; http://econ161.berkeley.edu/...

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REVISED Econ 210a, Spring 2003 Syllabus: Introduction to Economic History

Spring 2003 University of California, Berkeley Barry Eichengreen (Evans 603, T 1-3, 2-0926, eichengr@econ.berkeley.edu) Brad DeLong (Evans 601, W 2-4, 3-4027, delong@econ.berkeley.edu)   ECONOMICS 210A INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC HISTORY (First-Year Economics Ph.D Core Class) January 22: Markets and Their Alternatives: A Historical Perspective (students are not expected to have done the reading for this week in advance) M. I. Finley (1970), "Aristotle and Economic Analysis," Past and Present, No. 47. (May), pp. 3-25. M. I. Finley (1965), "Technical Innovation and Economic Progress in the Ancient World," Economic History Review, New Series, Vol. 18, No. 1, Essays in Economic History Presented to Professor M. M. Postan), pp. 29-45. Morris Silver (1983), "Karl Polanyi and Markets in the Ancient Near East: The Challenge of the Evidence," Journal of Economic History 43:4 (December), pp. 795-829. Paul David (1985), "Clio and the Economics of QWERTY," American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 75, (May): 332-337. S.J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis (1994), "Network Externality: An Uncommon Tragedy," Journal of Economic Perspectives 8:2 (Spring), pp. 133-50. Robert M. Solow (1985), "Economic History and Economics," American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 75 (May): 328-331. January 29: Technology, Organization, and Population to 1500 Gregory Clark (1992), "The Economics...

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Revised Economics 210a Spring 2003 Home Page

Home Page for Economics 210a, Introduction to Economic History, Spring 2003, Barry Eichengreen and Brad DeLong, for first-year Ph.D. students in Economics at U.C. Berkeley Syllabus Background and Course Requirements. Paper Guidelines A Page Where I Might Start Keeping My Notes for the Course......

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August 24, 2002
Fall 2002 Teaching and Office Hours

Fall 2002 Teaching and Office Hours Office Hours: Wednesdays 1-4, or call 510-643-4027 or 925-283-2709 or drop me a note at delong@econ.berkeley.edu Present Courses: Two reading courses--one on modern European economic history, and one on macroeconomics. Past Courses: Fall 2001, Economics 101b, Intermediate Macroeconomics; others accessible from the "What I Teach" page... Future Courses: Econ 210a, Economic History (Spring 2003); Econ 236, Advanced Macroeconomics (Spring 2003) Contact Info: Dept. of Economics, U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720-3880. Phones: 510-643-4027, 925-283-2709. Faxes: 510-642-6615 925-283-9933. delong@econ.berkeley.edu; http://econ161.berkeley.edu/...

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