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ECONOMICS

ECON-662
Development Microeconomics (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Examines the meaning and measures of economic development. Explores theoretical and empirical work of development issues at micro and meso levels. These include poverty traps, coordination failures, credit and labor market imperfections, microcredit and cooperatives, health, human capital accumulation, gender, population, property rights, and transaction costs, and the economics of the household. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: ECON-600 or ECON-803.