Fall 2007

Economic Development

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-36


Christopher G. Kingston (Section 01)


An introduction to the problems and experience of less-developed countries, and survey of basic theories of growth and development. Attention is given to the role of policies pursued by LDCs in stimulating their own growth and in alleviating poverty. Topics include population, education and health, industrialization and employment, foreign investment and aid, international trade strategy and exchange rate management. Requisite: Economics 11. Limited to 50 students. First semester. Professor Kingston.