Academic Catalog

ECON667 DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS

Course Code: 3110667
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Economics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. FKRET ENSES
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The concept of development; historical aspects of economic development; the extent of development gap among countries, measurement of development. Major theories of development; structuralist and neoclassical approaches; dependence theories. Main policy issues; income distribution and poverty, population growth, employment, migration, trade and industrialization, agriculture, stabilization policies, external debt.