Apr 21, 2018  
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ECO 230 - Development Economics

Three Credits
Spring Semester

Why are some countries rich and others poor? What can be done to improve living standards for the billion people living on less than $2 a day? Students will study major questions and theories of economic development, and controversies over appropriate policies and programs. Topics include poverty and inequality, education, health, foreign aid and others. Focus of the course is on empirical examination of these topics with emphasis on the latest evidence from developing countries.

Prerequisite(s):   and   (or their corresponding First-Year Seminar equivalents) and one Statistical Reasoning Course (ECO 241 , BUS 206 , CHM 331 , CRM 311 , EDU 301 , MTH 145 , MTH 207 , MTH 225 MTH 396 PHY 321 , POL 210 , PSY 261  or SOC 311 ).
Course may be applied to the Asian Studies minor.