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Fall 2015-2016
WWS 562B   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Economic Analysis of Development (Basic)

Jeffrey S. Hammer

Introduction to the processes of economic growth and development. The course examines various theories of development; poverty and inequality measurement; and the role of markets for credit, labor and land, as well as education and health, in development. The role of public policy will be considered within each of these topics. The course may also cover topics such as foreign aid, commodity pricing, and tax policy. (Prerequisites: 511b; 512b can be taken concurrently.)

Take Home Final Exam - 35%
Problem set(s) - 55%
Other (See Instructor) - 10%

Other Requirements:
WWS Graduate Students Only.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23755 C01 10:40 am - 12:10 pm M W   Robertson Hall   015   Enrolled:17 Limit:18