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ECON 6250 : Survey of Economic Development
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:46:12 GMT
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ECON 2151 : Economic Development
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Survey of Economic Development
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ECON 6217 or ECON 6280 or equivalent
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ECON 2151 - Economic Development
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An introduction to economic problems faced by less developed countries. Emphasis on applications to policymaking and evaluation.
As a result of completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Engage policy discussions with development economists using a shared vocabulary and basic analytical framework 2. Compare and contrast different growth experiences, development levels, and economic development challenges across countries, and analyze, drawing from appropriate economic theories and empirical evidence 3. Use basic versions of some key models of development economics to measure development indicators and, in a general sense, predict development outcomes at micro and macro levels given assumptions 4. Analyze conditions necessary for proposed development and poverty alleviation strategies, policies, and programs to be effective at realizing their objectives; appropriate analysis includes empirical evidence as well as theoretical underpinnings.
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CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
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