ECON 502(S) Development Economics II*

This course explores further aspects of economic theory and policy analysis which are most relevant to development problems. Topics include technological change and innovation; human capital accumulation, employment and labor markets; income distribution; agricultural and industrial development and development strategies; and the role of the government versus the role of the market in economic development. Format: lecture. Requirements: weekly assignments, midterm, and a final. Prerequisites: Economics 251, 252 and 253/5. Expected enrollment: 30. Undergraduate enrollment limited and only accepted with instructor's permission.