This course investigates issues related to the development of the economics of third-world countries. Topics include economic growth, poverty, corruption, human capital accumulation with an emphasis on education and health related policies. The course provides an in depth understanding of the role of the state and the impact of specific public policies designed to encourage development. Empirical examples drawn from Asia, Latin America and the African subcontinent. Prerequisite: Econ 4011 and Econ 413 or Econ 413W.
Course Attributes: EN S; AS SSC; FA SSC; AR SSC