Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2016

     

ECON 450 001 (CRN: 15338)

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Long Title: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Department: Economics
Instructor: Calvi, Rossella
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR BKH 116 (22-AUG-2016 - 2-DEC-2016) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: ECON 200 OR ECON 301 OR ECON 370
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 33
Enrollment data as of: 19-MAY-2022 10:40AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
8-DEC-2016  
9:00AM - 12:00PM R HUM 117
 
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.