Economic Development B

Department of Economics, Business School

College of Social Sciences


Code 08350

Level of study Second Year

Credit value 10

Semester 2

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites Co-requisite - Economic Development A - 08348

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 B

Topic to be covered in Economics Development B concentrate on macroeconomic issues with an international dimension and include: international trade theory and policy for developing countries; structural adjustment and policy; international aspects of development; macroeconomic stabilisation in the open economy; resources for development.

Teaching and learning methods

2 x lectures per week, 1 x class per fortnight