A survey and critical analysis of long-lasting and multi-generational economic outcomes. Topics include: intergenerational mobility, comparative economic development, and economic geography. Case studies will highlight issues ranging from the perpetuation of gender roles to the enduring consequences of slavery, forced labour, and colonial economic policy. Prerequisites: ECON 109, ECON 281, STAT 161 or equivalent, and MATH 154 or equivalent. ECON 299 or equivalent is recommended.