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ADEC 5450 Private Sector Development and Economic Growth (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

The course will focus on the role of the private sector in achieving sustainable economic growth in developing countries. Core concepts and analytical frameworks will be introduced primarily from a practitioner’s perspective. Investment Fund Managers, World Bank Project Officers, and Incubator Management Teams will contribute to lectures providing students with an opportunity to deepen their knowledge and broaden their networks in the field of economic development. Topics will include entrepreneurship, SME development, and impact investing. The course will also analyze the role of government in supporting private sector development through investment climate reform and public-private dialogue.

Schedule: Periodically


Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Cross listed with: ADEC7450


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17