ECN140 Economic History
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Course responsible: Ragnar Arnljot Øygard
Teachers: Espen Ekeberg
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
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This course starts in January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2003-2004
Familiarity with the main trends in recent Norwegian and international history and elementary economic theory. The student"s personal effort consists of the work on the syllabus and a compulsory semester assignment.
There are three learning goals in this course: 1. Students are to acquire basic knowledge of the economic development in a historical perspective - mainly in Norway, but examples are also taken from international situations. 2. Students are to be able to link the economic theory with historical problems. 3. Students are to be able to abstract trends from the Norwegian economical development and transfer these to other periods, areas and problems.
Lectures and independent study. In addition, there will be work on a semester assignment and possibly guidance associated with that.
An overview of the course literature will be handed out at start of the course.
The final written examination (3,5 hours) counts 100%.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
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An exernal examiner will assess curriculum, exam question set and exam soultion guide.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, other aids as specified
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått