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Academic Year 2005/2006
The Economics of Developing Countries - Lower Level
ECON 266 FA
This course presents an examination of the structural characteristics of third-world economies and the bottlenecks inhibiting their growth. We begin with an exploration of the defining features of low-income agrarian
and the principal decision-makers shaping the development process - incumbent national governments, IBRD & the IMF, UN agencies and bilateral donors. Specific sectoral topics include choice of agricultural strategy,
substitution, the oil syndrome, structural adjustment, micro-enterprise finance, the anatomy of foreign aid, and project analysis.
W. Easterly, THE ELUSIVE QUEST FOR GROWTH
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Bi-weekly empirical exercises or short essays. Two quizzes and a final. Extensive classroom participation.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
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- Instructor(s): Kilby,Peter
- Times: ..T.R.. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: PAC107;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 35)
- SR. major: 10 Jr. major: 10
- SR. non-major: 5 Jr. non-major: 10 SO: 0 FR: X
- Curricular Renewal: Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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