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Econ 115, The World Economy in the Twentieth Century

Spring 2011

Lecture: Tues & Thurs 12:30-2:00 pm , 145 Dwinelle
Instructor: Professor Barry Eichengreen
Office: 603 Evans
E-mail: eichengr@econ.berkeley.edu
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m.
Please call or email Cheryl Applewood in advance for an appointment: 643-9044 / capplewood@berkeley.edu

Class Information

Economics 115 is an upper division course for undergraduates. Economic concepts, where used, are developed from first principles, although students who have taken Intermediate Macroeconomics and Microeconomics will find the material most accessible. Some knowledge of international economics is also helpful. Class meets three hours a week, section meets one hour a week.

Syllabus and Reading List

Course Readings

Readers will be available from Copy Central on Hearst at Euclid by North Gate. Only items that cannot be downloaded from the web are included in the reader. A few items are not available in the reader or the web because permission to reprint or link was denied. Copies of these items are on reserve at Moffitt Library. The text for the course is Barry Eichengreen, Globalizing Capital, 2nd Edition (Princeton University Press, paperback, 2008), for sale at the ASUC store and your favorite on-line bookseller. The book and reader are also on reserve at Moffitt.

Lecture Presentations