Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2018

     

ECON 450 001 (CRN: 11935)

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Long Title: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Department: Economics
Instructor: Calvi, Rossella
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:15PM MW ABL 123 (20-AUG-2018 - 30-NOV-2018) 
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:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: ECON 200 AND ECON 203
Section Max Enrollment: 49
Section Enrolled: 44
Enrollment data as of: 8-DEC-2022 10:57PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
8-DEC-2018  
7:00PM - 10:00PM S HRZ 210
 
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.