ECON 461 - The Economics of Development I
Section: 101
Term: SP 2009
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ECON 360.
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 401 with a grade of at least C-; or Graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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Most people live in "poor countries" with much lower average incomes (as well as worse health and education indexes) than the United States and other "rich countries" and most people in all countries live with less than the country average. These disparities have generally continued to widen. This course explores alternative conceptions and theories of economic development, investigates proposed explanations for international variations, and critically compares current strategies for alleviating global poverty and enlarging opportunities for human flourishing, especially for those who are worst off. A recurring further focus is potential implications of global development or its failure for more developed countries.

ECON 461 - The Economics of Development I
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101 (LEC)
TuWTh 11:00AM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 0321416627
Economic growth, Author: David N. Weil., Publisher: Pearson Addison Wesley Second ed. 2009
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