ECON 461 - The Economics of Development I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
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:

This course surveys contemporary economic thinking as to why some countries are poor and others are rich, and how underdeveloped economies function. The course has four topics: the macroeconomic accumulation of capital, labour, and technology; the co-ordination of production processes; the role of political and legal conventions in determining income levels; and the operation of formal and informal financial markets in developing countries

ECON 461 - The Economics of Development I
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 1610390938
Poor economics : a radical rethinking of the way to fight global poverty, Author: Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo., Publisher: PublicAffairs Pbk.ed. 2012
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