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ECOP3014 - Political Economy of Development
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
Domestic Fee: $3,510
International Fee: $3,750
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Political Economy
Offered session(s): 1
Prerequisites: ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
Prohibitions: ECOP3004
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Elizabeth Hill

Classes: 1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week or equivalent in intensive session

Assessment: 2x1200wd essays (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (40%), tutorial presentation 500wd equivalent, (10%), tutorial participation (10%)

This unit of study investigates the theory and practice of economic development in low income countries. Students will be introduced to debates about the economic causes of poverty, alternative measures of poverty and development, and learn to evaluate public policy debates about how to achieve economic development. There is a particular focus on the rise of the Chinese and Indian economies and their impact on patterns and strategies of global economic development.
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