ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF
(following 8th ed.)
1.0 Introduction: What is economic development?
Development of Whom by Whom for Whom?
3.0 Development of What and Why? Ch. 6-10
4.0 Development Models
The objective of the course is to place the economic development of non-industrialized nations in the context of an emerging global knowledge-based economy. This contextualization will include consideration of the differing strengths and weaknesses of such nations in the satisfaction of the wants, needs and desires of their citizens in a rapidly changing world. In the process an introductory vocabulary of economic development and an initial understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of contemporary developmental models will acquired.
Mid-Terms (3 @ 20%
each) = 60%
Final Exam = 40%
The mid-term and final exams will consist of defining selected terms (e.g., you choose 10 from a list of 20 +), plus graphic and policy interpretation of the significance of each term in connexion with the development of non-industrialized nations.
Academic dishonesty is subject to severe penalty at the