The Economic History Podcast

Why Economic History?

December 15, 2020 Seán Kenny Episode 15
The Economic History Podcast
Why Economic History?
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The Economic History Podcast
Why Economic History?
Dec 15, 2020 Episode 15
Seán Kenny

In this episode, we meet 'the guy who wrote the book on' why economists need economic history, Dr. Chris Colvin (Queen's University Belfast). We discuss the importance of the subject for policy makers, economists and the additional tools economic historians bring to their research.  From panics to pandemics, we can only learn from the past.

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In this episode, we meet 'the guy who wrote the book on' why economists need economic history, Dr. Chris Colvin (Queen's University Belfast). We discuss the importance of the subject for policy makers, economists and the additional tools economic historians bring to their research.  From panics to pandemics, we can only learn from the past.