Development Economics, 7.5 credits

Development Economics, 7.5 credits

Autumn 2019, Full-time, Linköping

Development Economics, 7.5 credits

Autumn 2020, Full-time, Linköping

This course explores analytical and policy issues related to poverty reduction and sustainable development. The purpose is to provide an understanding of the findings and recommendations of recent and sometimes technical economic analyses related to the growth and poverty implications of development policies, aid reforms and international agreements. After a discussion of development, poverty and an introduction of some basic economic relationships, the course turns to individual policy areas. In addition, the course covers how to measure and evaluate the efficiency of foreign aid, both in general and specific policies.