#1 Seminal Thinkers in the History of Economics
June 5 to 17, 2011; University of Colorado Denver

This short course will introduce some of the major thinkers and schools in the history of economics. The goal is to assist students in developing an undergraduate course in the field, or in incorporating material into other courses. Topics covered will include the Mercantilists, the Physiocrats, Adam Smith, Thomas Robert Malthus, the British classical school, the marginal revolution, Alfred Marshall, the American Institutionalists, John Maynard Keynes, Friedrich Hayek, and the Chicago School of Economics.

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#2 Topics in the History of Contemporary Economics
July 10 to 22, 2011; Duke University

This graduate level short course will cover select topics in the history of contemporary economics. Topics covered will include the history of applied economics, welfare economics, macroeconomics, and how economics became a mathematical science.

Detailed program (pdf)