Checking date: 09/05/2018

Course: 2018/2019

Economic History
Study: Bachelor in Business Administration (204)

Coordinating teacher: MARTINELLI LASHERAS, PABLO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Social Sciences

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Description of contents: programme
Learning activities and methodology
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Allen, Robert C.. Global Economic History: a very short introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2011
  • Cameron, Rondo and Neal, Larry . A Concise Economic History of the World. From Paleolithic Times to the Present. . Oxford: Oxford University Press.. 2003
  • Eichengreen, Barry. Globalizing capital. A history of the international monetary system. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1996
  • Eichengreen, Barry. The European economy since 1945. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2007
  • Persson, Karl Gunnar. An Economic History of Europe. Knowledge, Institutions and Growth, 600 to the Present. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 2010
Additional Bibliography
  • Acemoglu, D. and Robinson, J. . Why Nations Fail. The origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty. New York: Crown Business. 2012
  • Aldcroft, Derek H. . The European economy, 1914-2000. London and NY: Routledge. 2001
  • Allen, Robert C.. The British Industrial Revolution in Global Perspective. Cambrige: Cambridge University Press. 2009
  • Barry Eichengreen. Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939. Oxford University Press. 1996
  • Broadberry, S, and O¿Rourke Kevin H.. Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2010
  • Chandler, Alfred D. . Scale and Scope. The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism. Cambridge. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1990
  • Clark, G. . A Farewell to Alms. Princeton: Princeton University Press.. 2007
  • Eichengreen, Barry . Globalizing capital. A history of the international monetary system. Princeton: Princeton University Press.. 1996
  • Eichengreen, Barry . The European economy since 1945. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2007
  • Epstein, S. R. . Freedom and Growth. The rise of states and markets in Europe, 1300-1750. London and New York: Routledge. 2000
  • Findlay, R. and O¿Rourke, K.H.. Power and Plenty: Trade, War, and the World Economy in the Second Millennium. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2007
  • Lindert, P. H. . Growing public: social spending and economic growth since the eighteenth century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1994
  • Livi-Bacci, Massimo . A Concise History of World Population. Oxford: Blackwell. 1992
  • Maddison, Angus . Dynamic Forces in Capitalist Development. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1991
  • Maddison, Angus . The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective. Paris: OECD. 2001
  • Milanovic, B. . Worlds apart. Measuring International and Global Inequality. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press. 2005
  • Mokyr, Joel . The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1990
  • Mokyr, Joel . The British Industrial Revolution. An Economic Perspective. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. 1990
  • North, Douglass C. and Thomas, Robert P.. The Rise of the Western World: A New Economic History. UK: Cambridge University Press. 1989
  • O'Rourke, Kevin and Williamson, Jeffrey G. . Globalization and History: the Evolution of the 19th Century Economy. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. 1999
  • Richard Baldwin . The Great Convergence. Information Technology and the New Globalization. Harvard University Press. 2016
  • Sachs, Jeffrey D. . The End of Poverty. Economic Possibilities for Our Time. New York: Penguin Books. 2006
  • Temin, P. . Lessons from the Great Depression. Massachusetts: MIT Press. 1989

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.