Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
ECO 356 Economic Growth and Devlopment
4 hours; 4 credits
This course studies cross-country development patterns using an analytical framework grounded in economic theory. The topics covered include population growth, technological progress and its international diffusion, globalization, income inequality, natural resource misallocation, government policy, political institutions, corruption, and their connection with economic growth and development. A wealth of economic data and case studies from developed and developing countries are presented and analyzed using theoretical models of economic development.
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