ECO 410 Economic Development in the Majority World

A course exploring the basic theories of poverty in Majority World countries and examining the policies which have been pursued to alleviate that poverty. Topics covered include: the role of agriculture, the process of industrialization, physical and human capital accumulation, growth and equity, trade policies, international capital flows, the World Bank, and the role of institutions. In addition, the basic presuppositions of mainstream development efforts will be highlighted and critiqued from a Christian perspective. Prerequisite(s): ECO 201 , ECO 202 . 3 hour(s). DIV.

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