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2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 481 - Microeconomics of Development

Fall or Spring (3) Abegaz, Ben Yishay, Feldman, Shiferaw Prerequisite(s): ECON 303 

This course is one of two courses on theories of growth and diversification, and the evidence for them, in low-income countries which account for half of the Gross World Product.  Development microeconomics focuses on household, firm, and government behavior in an environment of developing markets. Topics may vary by semester but generally include poverty measurement, property rights, health, education, credit, insurance and land markets, social protection, and legal
and policy-making institutions.