ECN 429 - Economics of Growth and Development Credits: 3
Prerequisites: ECN 222 and admission to Cameron School of Business. Economic principles are developed and applied to evaluate theories of economic growth and development in an international context. Major topics include: Measuring growth, theory of economic growth, the economics of poverty, agricultural issues, health, nutrition, productivity, gender bias, education, and technological change; government failures, migration and population growth, theories of income distribution, human capital theory, social capital theory, the effect of geography on growth, and sustainable development. Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Writing Intensive.
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