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Financial History
ECON 355
Fall 2010 not offered

This course will focus on the evolution of financial institutions and markets from the ancient world until today. Topics covered will include the emergence of money and payments mechanisms, the beginnings of public debt and central banks, the development of joint stock commercial banking and banking regulation, securities markets, and financial crises. The course will emphasize the application of the tools of economic analysis to financial history.

Essential Capabilities: Information Literacy, Writing
Writing: frequent writing assignments, include a semester-long research project.
Info Lit: Evaluating data sources is an important component.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: (ECON300 AND ECON301) OR (ECON300 AND ECON302)
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON)

Last Updated on MAR-24-2023
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