Nov 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

ECO 327 - Issues in American Economic History Since 1900




This course deals with 20th century United States economic history, in particular the evolution of the economy itself and the competing claims of various economic interest. We will cover a limited set of issues, such as the economic causes and consequences of the Great Depression and major wars, and the responses of American businesses and policymakers to those shocks. We will study these issues from a variety of perspectives: economic, historical, political, and literary. We will also study important economic trends and developments, along with the material progress of key subgroups such as blue-collar workers, women and African-Americans.

Prerequisite: ECO 101 and 200 and upper division standing, or instructor permission.
Offered: Not on a regular basis
Credit: 3