Handbooks and reading lists in Economic History

Suzanne Berger, MIT

Syllabus, reading list, assignments from a 2003 course that examines the "role of European states in postwar period of rapid economic growth and current crisis."

The materials are available in Traditional Chinese as well as in English.

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Peter Temin, MIT

Reading list, syllabus and some problem sets (without solutions) from a 2009 undergraduate course giving "a historical perspective on financial panics. Topics include the growth of the industrial world, the Great Depression and surrounding events, and more recent topics such as the first oil crisis, Japanese stagnation, and conditions following the financial crisis of 2008."

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Gregory Clark, University of California at Davis

Materials from a course delivered in Winter 2010 and based on Clark's 2007 book "A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World." The site includes 26 full-length video lectures, readings and homework assignments.

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