Economic Crises in Global History, 15 credits

About the education

The course puts the global economic crisis 2008/2009 in a longer historical perspective. It gives historical examples on how speculation manias have been followed by financial crises. It also provides the theoretical tools needed in order to understand financial markets, entrepreneurship and crises management during processes of change. The course highlights how the actions of banks and companies during booms have resulted in profound economic crises such as those during the 1930's and 2008/2009.

Subject: Economic History

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Area of interest: Business and Economics

Business and Economics is important at all levels in society. Business Administration teaches you how companies and other organizations work and how they can achieve their goals in the best possible way.

Do you want a long-term perspective and are you interested in what causes financial crises and why certain economies grow faster than others? Then Economic History is the subject for you.

If you wish to study how decisions made by human beings affect society, then Political Economy is a wise choice.

Department responsible for education

Department of Economic History