ECON616: Economic Development II

Survey of a variety of models explaining how market failures may lead to poverty and underdevelopment, with an emphasis on the empirical evaluation of constraints faced by individuals in developing countries and the programs that attempt to alleviate those constraints. Topics include: agricultural and land markets, labor markets, human capital in developing countries, credit markets, and consumption smoothing and risk coping.
Prerequisite: ECON615, ECON603, and ECON604; or permission of BSOS-Economics department.
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular , Audit
Course Offering
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Jessica Goldberg
    Fall 2015 Instructor: Jessica Goldberg View Syllabus