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Development Economics

  • Teacher(s)
    Menno Pradhan, Wouter Zant, Marc Witte
  • Research field
    Empirical Microeconomics
  • Dates
    Period 3 - Jan 08, 2024 to Mar 01, 2024
  • Course type
  • Program year
  • Credits

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. Credit, savings, and the financial lives of the poor
  6. Health and health insurance
  7. Research ethics

Course literature

Primary reading
- Selected papers.