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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ECO 313
Title Economic Development
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII/V
Prerequisites ECO201 or ECO202 or permission of Department Chairperson
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1790 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 T 3:05pm - 4:20pm MH-246 Van T H Pham


This course applies economic development concepts and theories to present world economic development issues and problems. Topics covered include the causes and distributional effects of economic growth; migration and urban unemployment; oppression, the welfare effects of technical change; the role of agrarian institutions in the development process; the impact of alternative development policies and strategies on various populations; and poverty and famine in developing countries. This course will increase awareness of growth issues in the context of a multicultural world. Three lecture hours per week. This course is offered on a periodic basis. Elective for Economics majors.