PUBPOL 534

PUBPOL 534: The Economics of Developing Countries

Level
Graduate
Term
Winter 2007
Time
1:30-1:30 am EDT
Credit Hours
3
This course surveys what we do and don't know about economic growth and poverty alleviation in developing countries. We begin by discussing alternative perspectives on the goals of development. The substantive sections of the course address specific topics relevant to developing countries, such as: technology and growth; international trade and investment; international migration and remittances; coping with risk; public health and education; corruption and governance; and public finance.