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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


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.