Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An introduction to issues and policy problems faced by developing countries. Covers key principles, concepts and measurement issues, empirical facts, and analytical perspectives associated with economic development. Topics will include human development, inequality and poverty, population growth, education, health, and agriculture and rural development. Topics may also include urbanization and migration, role of credit markets, globalization, environment, and other current issues in development.
Prerequisites: 103, 104; 225 or ENGR 240 or a minimum grade of B+ in ENGL 135, 146 or 147.
Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.