Economics of Development II

ECON 462

This course is an advanced economics course that focuses on micro-economic issues in developing countries with an emphasis on program evaluation. The course focuses on issues relating to health, HIV/AIDS, gender, household economics, and education with particular attention to empirical analysis and methodologies to address fundamental theoretical and policy relevant questions. Students will take a hands-on approach using STATA with real data to replicate studies that are covered in class. Coursework includes: computer-based problem sets and writing exercises; an original paper based on computer analysis of survey data, and classroom participation.

Credits: 
3
School(s)/College(s): 
Literature, Science, & Arts » Economics
Literature, Science, & Arts
Semesters: 
Fall 2009
Fall 2010
Fall 2012
Winter 2013
Winter 2014
Fall 2014