ECON 450 - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Long Title: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Prerequisite(s): ECON 200 AND ECON 203
Description: 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.