Syllabus

Titel
2104 Research Seminar: History and Economics
LV-Leiter/innen
Univ.Prof. Dr. Markus Lampe
Kontakt
  • LV-Typ
    PI SE
  • Semesterstunden
    2
  • Unterrichtssprache
    Englisch
Anmeldung
16.09.2016 bis 03.10.2016
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Doktorat/PhD
Termine
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Dienstag 11.10.2016 18:00 - 20:00 D4.3.106
Donnerstag 27.10.2016 17:15 - 21:30 D4.0.047
Donnerstag 10.11.2016 17:15 - 21:30 D4.0.047
Dienstag 15.11.2016 18:00 - 20:00 D4.3.106
Donnerstag 24.11.2016 17:15 - 21:30 D4.0.047
Dienstag 13.12.2016 18:00 - 20:00 D4.3.106
Donnerstag 15.12.2016 17:15 - 21:30 D4.0.047
Dienstag 17.01.2017 18:00 - 20:00 D4.3.106

Inhalte der LV

This research seminar introduces into economic and social history as an interdisciplinary research field between history, economics and the social sciences. This term the focus will be on the historical development of economic inequalities (in, at least, wealth, income and opportunities) and the underlying determinants and potential long-run consequences. We will read, present and discuss representative examples of this strand of research. 


Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

Students will learn what economic and social history actually is, how historical insights can inform 'present-biased' research in economic and social sciences and how the use of frameworks from economic and social sciences does inform and shape historical research. Insights into the peculiarities of historical sources and how to work with them are given. Knowledge is transmitted on inequalities in history, their causes and consequences - and on ways to mitigate them.

Lehr-/Lerndesign

Presentations of current research projects by researchers from inside and outside this university are combined with the in-depth study of published research papers through reading, oral presentation, discussion and critical written assessment.

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

Active participation in class and discussions (20%), presentation of a current research paper as assigned by the instructor (35%) and written ('referee report' style) assignment contrasting a research paper to the wider literature and the theories and methods of economic and social sciences (45%)  
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