Course #
Certificate Program
International Development

This course will focus on developing countries. We will study causes of poverty and underdevelopment, poverty measurement issues, and policies to improve wellbeing. We will concentrate on topics such as nutrition and health, education, labor markets, intra-household allocation of resources, and policies to alleviate poverty. Empirical evidence from developing economies will be used extensively.

Course Sections

Quarter Instructor(s) Day(s) Time(s)
Fall 2017 Alicia Menendez Tu 3:00 PM - 5:50 PM