49.310 Economics of Less Developed Countries

Economics of Less Developed Countries

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 5910
Status Active

Formulation of an approach to development that includes the role of goals (growth, equity), sectors (agriculture, industry, services), resources (labor, capital, technology), government, international (trade, investment, debt), and political and socio-cultural factors. Examines success in a few Asian countries, failure in most of Africa, and crisis in South America emphasizing current controversies.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 49.201 Economics I (Microeconomics).