BD520 Development Theory and Policy

General
Course Number: 
BD520
Course title: 
Development Theory and Policy
Course Description: 
The course will concentrate on issues of growth and development for a variety of world economies. The issues covered will include topics such as scarcity of resources, interaction between market and government control, role of technology and human capital, institutions, globalization, health, education, infrastructure and inequality and poverty. Specific tools include the measurement of economic growth and standards of living, conduct of macroeconomic policy, models of international trade, poverty alleviation policies, and instruments of global capital markets.
Name of Instructor: 
Degree Programs: 
M.A. in International Business and Development Studies
Number of Credits: 
4