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ECON 327

The Economics of Development

Course overview

You’ll look at how poverty, population, technology, trade and other economic factors affect development, with an emphasis of policy formation and implementation.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):

pre-requisite

  • Economies and Markets, ECON-113

and

  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course

Available semesters Semester 2 2021
Credits 15
Domestic fees $741.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Apply economic concepts to analyse data for cross-country comparisons.
  2. Integrate theories and polices for critical assessment of development challenges at the global and national level.
  3. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of key issues of sustainable economic development.
  4. Evaluate the achievement of sustainable development goals by interpreting the development indicators across the developing countries.

Course examiners

Nazmun Ratna

Dr Nazmun Ratna

Senior Lecturer

Department of Global Value Chains and Trade

[email protected]