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Economics of Developing Countries PUBPOL 534

School: Public Policy
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: Open to SW students a week or so after Ford students enroll. Note: PUBPOL 534 is one of the four courses Ford students can take for their second economics requirement. This class is almost always full of Ford students, but if there's space SW students ar
Course Description: This course surveys what we do and don't know about economic growth and poverty alleviation in developing countries. We begin by discussing alternative perspectives on the goals of development. The substantive sections of the course address specific topics relevant to developing countries, such as: technology and growth; international trade and investment; international migration and remittances; coping with risk; public health and education; corruption and governance; and public finance.


SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
001Yang, Dean C-1110 WEILL29754

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