Economic Development 1
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Division: The New School for Social Research
Course Number: GECO 6290
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course introduces students to the study of development economics at the advanced level, aiming to provide exposure to historical and current debates and preparation for independent research, drawing upon political economy perspectives and diverse disciplinary insights. Topics may include the concept of development; growth theory; industrial policy; project assessment and evaluation methodology; welfare economics and development; measurement and dynamics of inequality, poverty and living standards; economic history and historical legacies; international trade, finance, migration and development; state theory and development; international institutions; gender and development; population dynamics; urbanization; health; social protection; the environment and global public goods.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Not open to Undergraduate students.