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Studying Economic History - A taster course (LS6733)

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Subject area
Economics, History, Humanities, Social Sciences
Course date


2.5 hours

Academic direction
The London School of Economics and Political Science


Come along to our taster course to experience two taster sessions with LSE academics, meet LSE students and discover the options available in the LSE Department of Economic History.

Time: 14:00 to 16:30

Location: On campus

Economic historians study how past economies have changed and the factors that influence economic development. LSE’s Department of Economic History focusses on practical questions about real economies. For instance, why are some countries rich and others poor, what forces shape inequality and what does historical experience reveal about current global economic developments and crises?

Economic history lecture

Course requirements

Open to year 12 students only.

This LSE taster course is only open to those students with an interest in studying Economic History, not any of the other subject areas offered by LSE.