Ec 550 Economics of Development

Examines problems of post-colonial legacy: underdevelopment and persistent poverty. Rapid population growth, uneven development, capital flight, dual economy, brain drain. Industrialization strategies, foreign trade, education and human capital, population slowdown, microcredit institutions, role of women.



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Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as Ec 450 and may be taken only once for credit.