AU: 4.0
Programme: ECON(HSS)

This course introduces the student to the field of development economics. It explores the definition and measurement of economic growth and development, as well as competing theories of economic growth. It also examines specific issues in the economics of developing countries. Examples include the relationship between population growth and economic development, the environmental impact of economic development, the role of the IMF in developing countries, the economic relationship between developed and developing countries, and the debate on export promotion versus import substitution.