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Course

Development Economics


  • Teacher(s)
    Wendy Janssens, Menno Pradhan, Wouter Zant
  • Research field
    Empirical Microeconomics
  • Dates
    Period 3 - Jan 02, 2023 to Feb 24, 2023
  • Course type
    Field
  • Program year
    Second
  • Credits
    3

Course description

The course provides an advanced treatment of a number of core topics in Development Economics. In this course the following topics are covered:

  1. Global poverty and inequality trends and prospects
  2. Model-based imputation in welfare analysis
  3. Manufacturing as a development strategy
  4. Gender and development
  5. Productivity in agriculture
  6. Trade and transaction costs
  7. Technological fixes to development problems

Course literature


Primary reading
- Selected papers.