• Credit Hours3 Hours
  • Class Time5:15-6:35pm MW
  • PrerequisitesECON 200 AND ECON 203
  • Tuition$2096/Credit Hour

ECON 450 Economic Development

Department: Economics
CRN: 15978
Instructor: Calvi, Rossella
Prerequisites: ECON 200 AND ECON 203

This course covers different dimensions of economic development, focusing on poverty, inequality, demography, and health. It provides an overview of the economies of less developed countries, the lives of the poor, and the theories for why some countries are rich and others are poor. It also describes how labor and credit markets function in poor countries, the consequences for health and education, and the role of institutions.


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