Development economics

Ects : 4

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Objectifs de l’enseignement :
The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to Development Economics, a subject that deals with the economic transformation of developing countries.
Using economic theories and their applications, the goal is to provide a broad overview of the different topics that Development Economists work on, and a good understanding of the challenges that developing countries face in their process of social and economic transformation.

Description de l'Enseignement :
The course will cover both the macroeconomic and microeconomic approaches to development economics, though more emphasis will be put on micro theories and econometric evidence.
Topics that will be discussed include growth, population and development, inequality, poverty, education, health and nutrition, credit and investment, land markets, migration.

Responsable : Marta MENENDEZ

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