Economics History

General Economic History

The Malthusian Millenium

0 AD - 1000

Maghribi and Genoese: A Tale of Institutions

1300 - 1500

Black Death

1348 - 1350

Great Divergence

1500 - 1800

Industrial Revolution

1751

Second Industrial Revolution

1867 - 1914

US: The Rise of the Pre-eminence

1870 - 1913

Simon Kutznets: Modern Economic Growth

1870

World War 1

1914 - 1919

The Roaring 20s: Gatsby's Dellusion

1920 - 1929

Globalisation Backlash: A Game of Distrust

1929 - 1950

Black Tuesday: 1929 Wall Street Crash

October 29, 1929

Great Depression

1930 - 1945

World War 2

1939 - 1945

2007-8: The Great Recession

2007 - 2008

China: The Dynasties

Song Dynasty

960 - 1279

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

Britain

The Church of England

1534

Restoration

1660

Glorious Revolution

1688

Europe

The United States of America

Migration

1820 - 1920

Start of US Technological Revolution

1851

Civil War

1861 - 1865

US: Rise to the Pre-eminence

1870 - 1913

Great Economists

Adam Smith

1723 - 1790

Thomas Robert Malthus

1766 - 1834

David Ricardo

1772 - 1823

Milton Friedman

1912 - 2006

Sir William Arthur Lewis

1915 - 1991

Great Works

Adam Smith: The Wealth of Nations

1776

Malthus: An Essay on the Principles of Population

1798

Lewis Model: Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labour

1954

Reading Lists

Simon Kutznets: Population, Capital and Economic Growth

1974