Units of Study Outlines

ECOP3014 - Political Economy of Development

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Elizabeth Hill


This unit of study investigates the theory and practice of economic development in low income countries. Students will be introduced to debates about the economic causes of poverty, alternative measures of poverty and development, and learn to evaluate public policy debates about how to achieve economic development. There is a particular focus on the rise of the Chinese and Indian economies and their impact on patterns and strategies of global economic development.


2x1200wd essays (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (40%), tutorial presentation 500wd equivalent, (10%), tutorial participation (10%)


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week or equivalent in intensive session


ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)




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