Economics

The staff were very passionate and they made it clear from the first day. I have nothing but respect for the amount of dedication they all put in toward preparing the course.
Miguel Louis Guerrero, University of California Davis, USA

Economics

LSE’s Department of Economic History has a distinguished tradition of research and teaching that applies concepts and theories from the social sciences for studying the development of real economies, and understanding them in their social, political and cultural contexts. As one of the largest specialist economic history departments in the world, the Department attracts leading thinkers in the field of economic, business and social history from the UK and around the world.

Students will grapple with some of the most complex economic and social challenges through a historical lens, applying LSE’s unique social science approach to understanding these challenges. Engaging with world-renowned faculty, students will develop the critical-thinking and research skills that will equip them for careers in a diverse range of sectors, including government, corporate, non-profit and public sectors.

Courses

Session One (21 June – 9 July 2021)

EC101: Introductory Microeconomics
EC201: Intermediate Microeconomics
EC204: Financial Markets and the Global Economy: the History of Bubbles, Crashes and Inflations
EC307: Development Economics
EC351: International Economics

Session Two (12 – 30 July 2021)

EC102: Introductory Macroeconomics
EC200: Introduction to Behavioural Economics
EC202: Intermediate Macroeconomics
EC240: Environmental Economics & Sustainable Development
EC270: Public Finance
EC320: Applied Econometrics and Big Data 

Session Three (2 - 20 August 2021)

EC101: Introductory Microeconomics
EC104: The Wealth (and Poverty) of Nations: Global Economic Development Past and Present
EC212: Introduction to Econometrics
EC235: Economics of European Integration
EC312: Advanced Econometrics

 

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ME116: Essential Statistics for Economics and Econometrics
ME117: Further Statistics for Economics and Econometrics
ME306: Real Analysis
ME314: Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning

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