ECON 329

Development and Economics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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.

Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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