Political Science
 

The Political Economy of Development

The Political Economy of Development
Political foundations of growth, providing public goods, and political reform in developing countries. Development and how institutions and culture shape it.
POLI
444
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 RecommendedEcon 110, Poli 200.
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining POLI 444
Course Outcomes: 

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Learn how to answer pressing but unanswered questions in international development

Understanding of development theory

Understand the most important concepts within the subfield of development as discussed by leading authorities.

Effective and Professional Writing

Conceive, design and execute a professional-grade experiment on a research question related to international development.

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Learn a good deal about all substantive areas of development (economic adjustment, social welfare, political reform)

Effective Oral Communication

Communicate effectively by presenting ideas in a high quality oral presentation.