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AEM 2350 Introduction To The Economics Of Development

Course description

This course is intended as an introduction to the economics of low income countries. It focuses on the policies and constraints to promoting growth and development. Outcome 1: Students will be able to understand the nature of poverty and how it is measured. Outcome 2: Students will be able to understand how economic growth is measured and how this correlates to alternative measures of development. Outcome 3: Students will be able to understand the structural changes in the economy that occur as a country increases per capita income. Outcome 4: Students will be able to understand the leading economic models explaining these changes. Outcome 5: Students will become familiar with competing views of how economic policy can best promote economic growth and development. Outcome 6: Students will be able to understand how linkages to the international economy can promote or hinder the process of economic growth and development.


ECON 1110, ECON 1120, or comparable introductory courses in Microeconomic Theory and Macroeconomic Theory


AEM 2350 001-LEC On-campus 3-week session

The AEM 2350 001-LEC section of this course has been canceled.

AEM 2350 002-LEC On-campus Extra-session

Class dates:July 16-August 3, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:M-F 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Fernow Hall G01
M-F 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM Fernow Hall G01
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Upton, J. (jbu3)
Max. enroll:20
To enroll:Enrollment for this class is closed.

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