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ECON 3374 Development Economics and Policy (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course examines development economics and development policy. The purpose is to understand the lives of the poor and the economies of poor countries in order to understand what—if anything—can be done to improve their lives. We will consider what might be holding the poor back including population growth, lack of education, poor health, corruption, and institutional impediments such as poorly developed or tightly constrained markets. This course is appropriate for economics majors as well as for majors in international studies with the appropriate prerequisites.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): S Anukriti

Prerequisites: ECON2201 AND ECON1151.

Cross listed with: INTL3374

Comments: Enrollment limited; significant writing/research component.
Fulfills cultural diversity core requirement.

Last Updated: 19-Sep-18