ECO1019 : Economic History
- Offered for Year: 2018/19
- Module Leader(s): Dr David Barlow
- Lecturer: Mr Martin Enilov
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To enhance understanding of global issues; to provide a historical and analytical framework for such an understanding; to introduce data sources and history of economic thought.
Outline Of Syllabus
Semester 1 Global economic history, the Malthusian economy, the industrial revolution, the great divergence. History of thought, Classical economics, marginalists.
Semester 2 topics including market failure, unemployment, trade, cross border production, international finance, financial crises, development. History of thought: Keynes, Imperfect competition, Shumpeter.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||28||1:00||28:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||8||1:00||8:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||64:00||64:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures provide the essential overview of the subject matter. Reading list and Blackboard material encourage students to explore issues and their impact on particular areas of the world. Seminars permit discussion of key issues.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||1||M||30||1200 word essay|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Exam tests students’ breadth of knowledge through multiple choice and short answer questions, covering material from both semesters
The essay in semester 1 tests students ability to use library resources to write more detailed answers than required in the exam.