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Fall 2017
Feb 23, 2018
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ECON 622 - Development Economics
The purpose of this course is to provide you with a basic understanding of a number of important concepts and theories in the literature on economic development. Topics to be covered include: Coordination failure and history dependence; Inequality; Rural credit markets; Insurance; Savings and other protections from risk; Land; and Institution, geography and political economy. The strongest emphasis will be placed on a firm grasp of the conceptual issues involved, but empirical papers and case studies will be discussed.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Economics Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      PHD in Economics

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