|Teaching method||Contact hours|
|Course coordinator(s)||prof. dr. EH Bulte|
|Lecturer(s)||prof. dr. EH Bulte|
|prof. dr. R Ruben|
|Examiner(s)||prof. dr. EH Bulte|
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This course offers a systematic introduction to development economics, with special emphasis on agricultural and rural development processes. The main development theories are discussed. Attention is focused on issues like poverty and distribution, population and migration, trade and globalization, domestic policies, and aid and institutional development.
After successful completion of this course students are expected to be able to:
- describe a broad gamma of (economic) development theories;
- explain key concepts of development economics;
- apply simple models to analyse various issues germane to economic development, such as economic growth, poverty and income distribution, population and migration, trade and globalisation, domestic policies, and aid and institutional development;
- analyse economic aspects of agricultural and rural development
- following lectures;
- assisting at a practical and making exercises;
- preparation for the examination.
Written exam with essay questions and exercises (100%).
D.H. Perkins, S. Radelet, D.L. Lindauer, and S. Block, Economics of Development, Seventh Edition, W.W. Norton, New York, 2013.
|Compulsory for:||BIN||International Development Studies||BSc||1AF|
|Compulsory for:||WUESD||BSc Minor Economics of Sustainable Development||1AF|