ECO2008S - Development Economics

18 credits at NQF level 6

Entry Requirements:

ECO1010 and ECO1011

Course Outline:

The course provides an introduction to development economics. It covers the major topics in the field. These include the meaning of development, economic growth, inequality, and poverty. In addition the course deals with resource mobilisation, agricultural and industrial development, globalisation, and sustainable development. The discussion is both theoretical and applied with extensive use made of country examples. Considerable attention is devoted to key debates.