Explore both the causes and consequences in development economics from a historical and scientific approach. Presents theoretical models and applied work that test alternative hypotheses. Explore models of economic growth and institutions, with emphasis on property rights and political regimes as causal factors affecting development. Discuss empirical methods widely used in the field and important related topics including poverty, inequality, education and health.

Prerequisites/Rules:
ECON603; or permission of BSOS-Economics department.
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular, Audit

Course Offerings

    Spring 2016Instructor: Sebastian GalianiView: Syllabus