The basic aim is to use our understanding of economic theory and econometric methods to analyse various aspects of policy as pursued by developing countries. An emphasis will be placed on trying to analyze the causal impact of policy. Topics covered include: micro credit policies, antipoverty policies for economic growth and development, public expenditure policies and political economy issues in a global economy.
Method of assessment:
A 1500-2000-word essay (20%) and a 3-hour written examination (80%)