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Development in Emerging Economies (ECOP2619)

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.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x800wd data analysis (20%), 1x1500wd research essay (35%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%), Tutorial participation (700wd equivalent) (15%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy

Prohibitions

ECOP3014

Details

Summer Main

08 Jan 2018

Department/School: Political Economy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 17 Jan 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Political Economy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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