ECON 665 - Economic Development of Underdeveloped Countries
Section: 001
Term: FA 2019
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Credits:
3
Advisory Prerequisites:
ECON 600, 601, 602, 603, 604, 671, and 672.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

This course examines microeconomic issues in economic development, focusing on modeling approaches and empirical applications. Topics include household decision-making, including risk-coping strategies, technology adoption, migration, intra-household economics, and health and nutrition; and rural institutions such as sharecropping, interlinked contracts, land tenure arrangements, group-lending and rotating credit schemes, and public employment projects for the poor.

ECON 665 - Economic Development of Underdeveloped Countries
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
11147
Open
10
11Doc Level
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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