ECON 461 - The Economics of Development I
Fall 2013, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
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Details

Credits:
4
Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 401 with a grade of at least C-; or Graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Why isn’t the whole world developed? How should countries and international institutions work to alleviate poverty and malnutrition? These and other pressing questions form the substantive matter of development economics. Topics discussed in this course include:

  • economic growth and the causes of underdevelopment
  • poverty and income distribution
  • rural-urban migration
  • child labor
  • credit and microfinance
  • the economics of nutrition and disease, and
  • the relationship between poverty and armed conflict

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Schedule

ECON 461 - The Economics of Development I
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
28916
Open
4
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
002 (DIS)
 In Person
28919
Open
2
 
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13
003 (DIS)
 In Person
28917
Open
2
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
9/3/13 - 12/11/13

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