Greek Economic History: 19th and early 20th century
|SEMESTER:||2nd 4th semester|
|CATEGORY:||Compulsory with option|
|ERASMUS :||Not available|
The course covers topics of economic history of the modern Greek state, from 1830 to 1944. Students should be equipped with general knowledge of Greek history only, not special economic knowledge. Courses are divided into two historical parts: one dedicated to the 19th century on the eve of the Balkan Wars and one dedicated to the wars and the interwar period. Within each section, the material is organized thematically. The general historic trends is supplemented by certain case studies (for example, the establishment of the National Bank). Particular emphasis is placed on the institutional components of economic development, the role of the state in the economy and the relationship between public finance and monetary policy.