ECON 8784 - Economic Development Course uri icon



  • Focuses on microeconomic issues surrounding economic development from a largely empirical perspective. This is one course in a two-semester sequence in development economics for PhD students. Topics covered in the two sections will vary to keep up with the current research but this course will cover a variety of papers covering different research design and program evaluation methods on topical areas including but not limited to, distribution of resources within households, environmental and natural resources, as well as migration and gender issues relevant for developing countries.