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SS 339 — Introduction to Development Economics (Honors)

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

This course introduces students to development economics and investigates why some countries are poorer than others and what economic policies help countries achieve growth. The course reviews some of the widely accepted theories on the sources of economic growth as well as their critiques. The course also evaluates the impact of policies by international organizations such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and the World Trade Organization (the WTO).
Prerequisite(s): SS 141 and SS 151.