Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
ECO 256 Analysis of Underdeveloped Areas
4 hours; 4 credits
An examination of economic problems confronting underdeveloped countries and the exploration of possible solutions. Historical perspectives of economic development and general theories of retardation followed by specific policy issues facing economic planners. Problem areas to be discussed include social capital, agriculture, industry, manpower utilization, fiscal policy, foreign aid, and the interaction of political, social, and cultural factors as they affect economic development. (social science) (p&d) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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