Units of Study

ECOS3002 - Development Economics

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Russell Dean Toth


This unit examines the role of the state, rationale for planning and market mechanisms in developing economies, and also the sociocultural preconditions and economic requirements for a market economy. It focuses on a wide range of developmental problems and issues from both microeconomic and macroeconomic points of view. It closely studies the integration process of the traditional segment of a developing society into its modern counterpart in countries selected from Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific regions.


2x in-class tests (30%) and 2.5hr final exam (70%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/fortnight


One of (ECOS2001 or ECON2001) or (ECOS2002 or ECON2002) or (ECOS2901 or ECON2901) or (ECOS2902 or ECON2902)



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