Not available in 2020/21
The Economic History of Firms & Industries Seminar

This information is for the 2020/21 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Gerben Bakker SAR 5.09


This course is available on the MRes/PhD in Management (Organisational Behaviour). This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

For research students. Also open to other EH graduate students and attended by LSE and other faculty.

Course content

The seminar provides a context in which research students can discuss with a range of seminar presenters from inside and outside LSE presentations of different aspects of economic development. Presentations in this seminar relate particularly to economic development issues beyond the N American-European area, including aspects of global economic history.


6 hours of seminars in the MT. 6 hours of seminars in the LT. 6 hours of seminars in the ST.

Important information in response to COVID-19

Please note that during 2020/21 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the situation of students in attendance on campus and those studying online during the early part of the academic year. For assessment, this may involve changes to mode of delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.

Key facts

Department: Economic History

Total students 2019/20: Unavailable

Average class size 2019/20: Unavailable

Value: Non-credit bearing

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Team working
  • Problem solving
  • Application of information skills
  • Communication
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Specialist skills