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Economic Growth

ECON 349
Spring 2010 not offered
Certificates: International Relations

What causes differences in economic performance across countries? Why are some nations much wealthier than others? What is the role of politics in the growth process? We will examine this set of questions with the aid of formal growth theory, political theory, statistical analysis, and an in-depth discussion of various country cases. Topics covered include the role of savings and technology in economic growth, democracy and growth, growth miracles, and economic policy reform.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation, Quantitative Reasoning
Students will learn how to interpret and solve formal models of economic growth and how to carry out statistical analysis of growth on cros-country/time-series data sets.
Students wil compare and critically evaluate the relevance of alternative theories
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON302
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON-MN)(ECON)

Last Updated on AUG-17-2022
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