Economic Development A

Department of Economics, Business School

College of Social Sciences


Code 08348

Level of study Second Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites Co-requisite - Economic Development B - 08350

Module description

This linked module provides a broad but in-depth treatment of contemporary issues in development economics and is concerned with general theoretical and empirical themes and their policy implications for developing countries.

Module A

Topics to be covered include: theories of economic growth and development and domestic issues in developing countries including income inequality, population growth, labour market issues, the role of education and political economy.

Teaching and learning methods

2 x lectures per week, 1 x class per fortnight