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ECONOMICS

ECON-362 Microeconomics of Economic Development (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Theoretical and empirical exploration of microeconomic issues and policies in developing countries. The course focuses on poverty and income distribution and includes coordination failures, credit and labor market imperfections, microcredit, health, food security, human capital accumulation, gender relations, property rights, transaction costs, and economics of the household. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: ECON-100 and ECON-200. Recommendation: ECON-300 or ECON-400.