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, GLBL-core
Fall 2023. O'Connell.
Fall 2024. O'Connell.
Catalog chapter: Economics  
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