American Capitalism: Politics and the Economy in Modern American History
Knowledge of 20th-c. economic theories
Gain knowledge of the most influential economic theories of the twentieth century; learn how those theories shaped policy and history more broadly.
Knowledge of economic institutions
Become familiar with important economic institutions (such as the Federal Reserve, World Bank and IMF, the Treasury Department, etc.) and be able to describe their functions and influence in the economy (past and present).
Historiography of economic policy
Locate current economic policy debates within their historical currents.
Learn to integrate data into coherent arguments expressed in well-written papers and discussion.