Economic Development
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ECON 081. Economic Development


A survey covering the principal theories of economic development and the dominant issues of public policy in low-income countries. Topics include the determinants of economic growth and income distribution, the role of the agricultural sector, the acquisition of technological capability, the design of poverty-targeting programs, the choice of exchange rate regime, and the impacts of international trade and capital flows (including foreign aid).
Prerequisite: ECON 001 .
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for ASIA BLST PEAC
Spring 2018. O’Connell.
Spring 2019. O’Connell.
Catalog chapter: Economics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/economics


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