Courses NonDegree Display 2020-2021
|Course Description||To PDF|
|Course title||Development Economics|
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Language of instruction||English|
Overview with respect to all aspects under "Course content"; carrying out and presenting empirical tasks. For the marble/honour groups: skills to handle growth models.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS BASED ON THE COURSE SETUP PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE CRISIS, COURSE COORDINATORS MAY BE FORCED TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS.
The long-run development and international economic relations of developing countries are chosen as the major topic of this course.
The long-run growth part deals with structural change from agriculture to industry and services, institutions, distribution, population, education, health, taxation and government expenditure, agriculture and other resources.
The international relations part relates growth to migration, aid, international trade, and foreign debt, the latter including financial crises.
Perkins, D.H., S. Radelet, D.L. Lindauer, S.A. Block, Economics of Development, 7th ed., Norton, New York and London, 2013.
Honours students get additional literature
Basic micro-, and macro-economics
Students are expected to follow the recent developments in the business press.
Exchange students need to major in economics.
An advanced level of English
|Teaching methods||PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork|
|Assessment methods||Final Paper / Attendance / Participation / Written Exam|
|Evaluation in previous academic year||For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"|
|This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations||