Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020


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ECON 450 901 (CRN: 15978)


Department: Economics
Instructor: Calvi, Rossella
Meeting: 5:15PM - 6:35PM MW (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: ECON 200 AND ECON 203
Section Max Enrollment: 40
Section Enrolled: 29
Enrollment data as of: 20-MAY-2024 11:30AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
7:00PM - 10:00PM T
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.