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ECON 2151 : Economic Development
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Economics (ECON)
ECON
6250
Survey of Economic Development
Survey-Economic Development
Summer 2015
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
No
ECON 6217 or ECON 6280 or equivalent
Corequisites

135

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Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
Yes
 
ECON 2151 - Economic Development
No
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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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