Foundations of Economic Development
CONCENTRATION/ELECTIVE COURSE | SISG-768 | 3 CREDITS
This course has three aims. It introduces different ways to define and to measure economic development. It examines the nature and causes of the economic challenges in developing countries (growth, employment, poverty, income inequality, gender inequality, financial stability, maintaining balance of payments, etc.). The course also explores debates about the most effective economic policies for promoting the advancement of low and middle-income countries.
Required for the following concentrations: