School of Economics and Finance

ECOM081 - Development Economics

Credits: 15

Module Convenor: Dr Sebastian Axbard

This course emphasizes dynamic models of growth and development. Topics covered include: migration, modernization, and technological change; static and dynamic models of political economy; the dynamics of income distribution and institutional change; firm structure in developing countries; development, transparency, and functioning of financial markets; privatization; and, banks and credit market institutions in emerging markets.

Assessment: 80.0% Examination, 20.0% Coursework