Academic Catalog

ECO465 DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS

Course Code: 3520465
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Economics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr EMRE ZELK
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course studies the current policy issues of underdeveloped countries with reference to the relevant theoretical debates and country experiences, with some emphasis on the East Asian experience. Economic relations between North and South; trade, technology and financial policy issues; the role of the state; the implications of endogenous growth theory and international institutional constraints on policy making are discussed.