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The Economics of Developing Countries - Lower Level

ECON 266
Fall 2006
Section: 01  
Certificates: International Relations

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 societies 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, import substitution, the oil syndrome, structural adjustment, micro-enterprise finance, the anatomy of foreign aid, and project analysis.

Essential Capabilities: Quantitative Reasoning
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON110
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFST-MN)(CEAS-Polit Econ)(CGST-MN)(ECON-MN)(ECON)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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