The first half of this course covers how economic development policies and issues have taken shape since the 1930s. The second half of the class introduces students to present policy problems and issues throughout the developing world. Specifically, students will look at the topics of domestic and external financing, human resources, agriculture and industrialization, foreign trade and government policy.
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This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework. Exams must be taken in a proctored location, with arrangements to be made by the student. Exam proctoring fees vary by site and are not included in the course fee.
Graded Assessments and Learning Modules
2 learning modules
2 exams (taken at approved testing site)
Textbook(s) and Materials
Gerald M. Meier. Leading Issues in Economic Development, 6th ed. Oxford University Press, 1995.