Development and Economics
An introduction to current issues and problems faced by developing countries. Topics may include poverty alleviation, health, education, child and gender issues, urbanization, and globalization. Roles of international aid, non-governmental organizations (e.g., micro credit), and social institutions in development may also be examined.
Credit for this course will not be counted toward any Economics program requirement except as an elective. Requires no prior knowledge of economics.
- Minimum second-year standing.