Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ECON6906 - Topics in Economic Development

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Russell Dean Toth
Phone: +61 2 9351 4881
Email: russell.toth@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit of study is designed to provide an understanding of some of the current developments in the field of development economics. The focus is both on theoretical understanding and practical application. A central aim of this unit of study is to enable students to undertake further theoretical or empirical research in the area of development economics.

Assessments

written assignments (40%), participation (10%) and 2hr final exam (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week

Prerequisites

ECON6001 and ECON6002 and ECON6003 and ECMT6002

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