Economic History at Harvard
Two years ago, I left for a sabbatical at Harvard Business School. During my time at HBS, I spent many Friday afternoons at the famous Harvard economic history seminar. You can click here to read a recent article about the prospects for economic history at Harvard (hat tip - Ryan Kee). Economic and business history is also thriving at HBS - click here to learn more. Business history has significant place in the curriculum at HBS, with MBA students taking courses in business history and the history of capitalism. It is my firm belief that students in business schools need to have a better grounding in history if they are to understand capitalism.