Course code ECN140

ECN140 Economic History

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Course responsible: Ole Gjølberg
Teachers: Eivind Merok, Espen Ekberg
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2003-2004
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Familiarity with the main trends in recent Norwegian and international history and elementary economic theory. 
Learning outcome:
There are three learning goals in this course: 1. Students will acquire basic knowledge of the economic development in a historical perspective - mainly in Norway, but examples are also taken from international situations. 2. Students will be able to link the economic theory with historical problems. 3. Students will be able to abstract trends from the Norwegian economic development and transfer these to other periods, areas and problems.
Learning activities:
Lectures and independent study.
An overview of the course literature will be handed out in the beginning of the course.
Recommended prerequisites:
Written examination, 3,5 hours (100%)
Nominal workload:
150 hours
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse).
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
24 hours
An exernal examiner will assess curriculum, exam question set and exam solution guide.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått