ECON 501 Fall 2013 Development Economics I

The course examines concepts, tools, and models in contemporary economic theory that have proved relevant to development problems, and their application in economic policymaking. Topics include growth processes and structural change; investment and sources of saving; capital, labor, and technological progress; policies for public, private, and foreign enterprises; policymaking and negotiation in governments; and policies for reducing poverty and inequality.
Class Format: lecture/discussion
Requirements/Evaluation: short papers, two midterms, and a final exam
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Prerequisites: ECON 251 and 252; undergraduate enrollment limited and requires instructor's permission
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Divisional Attributes: Division II
Other Attributes: INST Economic Development Studies Electives,POEC Comparative POEC/Public Policy Courses
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Class Number: 1332
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ECON501-01(F) SEM Development Economics I Division 2: Social Studies Ashok S. Rai
TR 09:55 AM-11:10 AM CDE 1332
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