(formerly EE 202, EE 406, An Economic History of the World)

EE 202 Syllabus
Syllabus - Econ History EE 302 Summer 2015

Syllabus - Econ History EE 302 Summer 2016 Current Semester!!! THIRD UPDATE JULY 31 2016 10:00 A.M. JUST POSTED, IN FILE "MORE SAMPLE QUESTIONS AT BOTTOM OF PAGE

Article Links:
Dictatorship, Democracy and Development, Mancur Olson 1993 - Stable Link at JSTOR
The Economy of the Early Roman Empire,Peter Temin 2006 - Journal of Economic Perspectives Stable Link
A Market Economy in the Early Roman Empire, Peter Temin, 2001 Stable Link
Entrepreneurship: Productive, Unproductive and Destructive, William Baumol 1990 - Journal of Political Economy Stable Link, only works from campus
"Distributive Coalitions" Mancur Olson (chapter 3 of "The Decline and Fall of Nations)

Notes are for the Week if taught during the Fall/Spring, or for the Class if taught in the Summer
Notes Week (or summer class) I: Hunter Gatherers and the First Agricultural Revolution
Notes Week (or summer class) II: The Second Agricultural Revolution, and the Early Empires
Notes Week (or summer class) III: A Neo-Classical Model of the State
Notes Week (or summer class) IV: A Neo-Classical Model of the State, Examples
Notes Week (or summer class) V: The Rise, and Fall, of the Romans
Notes Week (or summer class) VI: Fuedalism, The Manorial System, and the Black Death
Notes Week (or summer class) VII: The Rest of the World
Notes Week (or summer class) VIII: Midterm Study Guide

Sample Midterm Questions Last update 8:00 Tuesday Morning
Terms and Definitions Last update 7:30 Tuesday Morning
Midterm around this point

SUMMER 2015 MIDTERM RESULTS

Supplemental Notes: Rent Seeking (draft)
Supplemental Notes: Coase Theorum
Notes Week (or summer class) IX: The Colonial System
Notes Week (or summer class) X: The Nation State
Notes Week (or summer class) XI: The Industrial Revolution I: Institutions
Notes Week (or summer class) XII: The Industrial Revolution II: Technology
Notes Week (or summer class) XIII: Why Not China? Three Theories
Notes Week (or summer class) XIV The Modern World: 1870 - 1946
Notes Week (or summer class) XV The Soviets
Notes Week (or summer class) XVI THe Modern World: 1948 - To the Present

Sample Exam Questions

 

MORE Sample Exam Questions (updated Aug 2nd 12:30 p.m., more to come) Second Update 10:25 a.m. sunday August 2 2015 THIRD UPDATE JULY 31 2016 10:00 A.M. JUST POSTED

 

 

Last Modified; 2 August 2015