E364 Applied Research in Economic History

The seminar is supposed to take place on site in the winter semester 2020/21 (max. 20 "small groups" with a maximum of two participants each, for each of which a sufficiently ventilated working place with 2 m distance to the next person available). However, there will also be the possibility to take part remotely.

Content

In this internship, students can obtain deep insights into the process of scholarly research in economic history by doing a research internship.

The topics will cover:

  • long-run human capital development
  • the development of welfare in many different world regions
  • international economic history.

Key facts about the course

ECTS-Credits

9

 

Level

B.Sc.

Degree

Workload

45/225

class/self

Cycle

WS, SS

generally

Course language

ENG

 

Duration of the module

1

term

Exam written

Term paper

 

Maximum Student number

20

participants expected


Objectives

Students unterstand the current research methods in economic history, put their theoretical knowledge into practice and prove it. They also know how to participate in scientific projects. They not only look over the shoulders of researchers who are currently working on studies, but they will also participate actively in small work units of information retrieval, econometric analysis and the design of texts.


Registration

Necessary!

Registration period: Throughout the semester!

Type of registration: Onlineform

Please note: You will get an confirmation mail with an invitation to your first meeting!

Course type

Seminar (3 SWS)

Literature

Baten, Joerg (ed.), A History of the Global Economy: 1500 to the Present, Cambridge University Press.
Please refer to the studies on our homepage.


Course can be taken as part of the following programs/modules:

International Economics

  • Focus Module Applied Economics
  • Focus Module International Economics
  • Focus Module Elective Studies

 

International Business Administration

  • Focus Module Elective Studies

Economics and Business Administration - Type Economics

  • Focus Module Applied Economics
  • Focus Module International Economics
  • Focus Module Elective Studies

Economics and Business Administration - Type Business Administration

  • Focus Module Elective Studies