2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 26, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 128 - Intro to Economic Development


This course serves as an introduction to development economics. We will study the economic circumstances and problems of the poor in low income countries.  The course considers the contributions economic analysis can make to understanding poverty at the household and national levels.  It reviews alternative theories of economic growth and examines a number of issues central to the lives of the more than 5.5 billion people who live in the developing world.   Offered in alternate years with ECON 228 . Students may not take both ECON 128 and ECON 228 .

Prerequisites: ECON 010 .

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year