- Schedule of Classes - June 3, 2023 7:52PM EDT
- Course Catalog - June 3, 2023 7:14PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.
This course is intended as an introduction to the economics of low income countries. It focuses on the policies and constraints to promoting growth and development.
When Offered Fall, Summer.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: at least one full semester university course in introductory economics.
Distribution Category (SBA-AG)
Course Attribute (CU-ITL, CU-SBY)
- Students will be able to understand the nature of poverty and how it is measured.
- Students will be able to understand how economic growth is measured and how this correlates to alternative measures of development.
- Students will be able to understand the structural changes in the economy that occur as a country increases per capita income.
- Students will be able to understand the leading economic models explaining these changes.
- Students will become familiar with competing views of how economic policy can best promote economic growth and development.
- Students will be able to understand how linkages to the international economy can promote or hinder the process of economic growth and development.
Three Week - Three.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- MTWRF Online Meeting
- Jul 10 - Jul 28, 2023
Instruction Mode: Online
Daily recorded lecture to watch prior to each class. Expect readings, listening to podcasts, two individual assignments, and self-guided group work in addition to regular meeting times. This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=3215
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