AAS 662 - Health and Socioeconomic Development
Section: 001
Term: WN 2014
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
BIOSTAT 503 or BIOSTAT 553 or permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
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The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of the two-way interactive relationship between health and socio-economic conditions in developing countries. The emphasis in the course is not only on the economics of health and development but on a host of multidisciplinary dimensions related to these two areas. The class will begin with conceptual issues dealing with the nature of health, development and how they interact. It will then turn to an analysis of trends in health and development indicators. The remainder of the class will examine the interaction between health and development through a series of related issues including poverty and income, education, nutrition, environment, gender, fertility, culture and behavior, the impact of globalization in terms of neo-liberal policies, trade and capital flows and the urbanization and the growth of the informal economy and finally the effects of health changes on economic growth and development.

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AAS 662 - Health and Socioeconomic Development
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001 (SEM)
F 12:00PM - 3:00PM
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ISBN: 0226771652
Beyond the World Bank agenda an institutional approach to development, Author: Stein, Howard, 1952-, Publisher: University of Chicago Press 2008
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