ECON 461 - The Economics of Development I
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (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.
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Description

What role does investment and (mis)allocation play in the process of economic development? Factors considered are human capital, health, financial and physical capital. Does poor health and education impede economic development? Why doesn't more capital flow to poor countries? What could it accomplish if it did? Why does it sometimes fly out? Are poverty traps important features of underdevelopment? A mix of (i) economic models and econometric studies; (ii) classic and cutting-edge articles; (iii) micro and macro perspectives; and (iv) contemporary and historical evidence.

Schedule

ECON 461 - The Economics of Development I
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
29866
Open
17
 
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TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
29925
Open
10
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
29926
Open
7
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM

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