ECON 461 - The Economics of Development I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2019
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
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:

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.

ECON 461 - The Economics of Development I
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
27272
Open
15
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
P
30671
Open
11
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
30681
Open
4
 
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F 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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