MSFS-672 Economic Growth and Development
Fall for 2009-2010
This course will provide students with a firm grounding in the major ideas, models and frameworks in the area of economic growth and development. The course will begin with a detailed introduction to concepts, definitions, measurements and approaches used by development economists. This will be followed by an analysis of key macro-economic trends in the areas of economic growth, industrial development, inequality, poverty, technological progress and innovation, migration and demographic imbalance. Leading models to explain the observed trends will be analyzed. The remainder of the course will be devoted to developing an understanding of the workings of specific markets that are critically important in developing economies: land markets, labor markets and credit markets in rural areas.
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Spring '10: Joshi S (file download)
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