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Economic Development

What explains the current pattern of inequality of incomes between and within countries? What are the historical and contemporaneous causes of the distribution of the wealth of nations? This course gives an introduction to growth and development, focusing on the use of real-world data and theoretical and empirical research as the basis of development policies. The course aims to understand how low- and middle-income countries are institutionally, historically, or structurally different from high income countries, to learn and deploy theories and models of economic development and to understand policies that have been effective in dealing with particular problems affecting developing countries.

Prerequisite: -EC302.

1 unit — Kapuria-Foreman


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2022 Block 5 Economic Development Topic Details Vibha Kapuria-Foreman TBA 25 / 25 09/25/2021
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