Fall 2013

Microeconomics of Development

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-410

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Faculty

Prakarsh Singh (Section 01)

Description

The course aims to study the latest research on topics in development economics.  It will focus on both randomized experiments as well as some of the classic microeconomic empirical papers on topics such as health, education, corruption, labor, microfinance and social capital. Students will be required to read and comment on published or working papers every week.  Class participation and peer discussions will be incentivized.  The final project will involve each student answering a question in development economics employing empirical analysis on micro-level data sets already available.

Requisite: Economics 360/361 or permission of instructor. Limited to 15 students. Fall semester. Professor Singh.

If Overenrolled: Students will be asked to write a paragraph indicating their academic background and reasons for wanting to take the course, and the class will be selected to achieve a diverse group.

Keywords

Quantitative Reasoning

Offerings

2014-15: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2013, Fall 2013
 

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