Units of Study Outlines

ECOP2619 - Development in Emerging Economies

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Elizabeth Hill


This unit is about the political economy of development. Students are introduced to contemporary debates about the meaning and measurement of poverty and development in emerging economies such as India and China. Students will learn to evaluate the socio-economic dynamics of poverty and current approaches to development policy, including new models of development finance and aid, the use of social policy as a development tool and the critical role that gender, climate change and technology play in the development experience.


1000wd essay (20%) and 1500wd essay (30%) and 1.5hr exam (30%) and 200wd equivalent presentation (10%) and tutorial participation (10%)


2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)




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