Course #
Section Number
Winter 2024
Certificate Program
International Policy
Social & Economic Inequality
Course Instructor

Previously named Education in Developing Contexts. This course covers policy issues related to education, inequality, and economic development. We will analyze education policies and reforms from an economic perspective, review relevant research on each topic, and examine implications of the findings to policy and practice. Topics include understanding factors that influence educational decisions, provision of basic needs in schools, teacher pay and incentives, school choice, early childhood education, and education in emergency settings. Students must have completed PPHA 31102 Statistics for Data Analysis II as well as PPHA 32400 Principles of Microeconomics and Public Policy II or equivalent to enroll. It is also recommended that students have completed PPHA 34600 Program Evaluation.


Previously named Education in Developing Contexts.

Course Prerequisite

In order to register for this course you must have taken PPHA 31102 or PPHA 31302 or PPHA 42100 and PPHA 32400 or PPHA 32410 or PPHA 44200.

Quarter Title Instructor Day(s) Time(s) Syllabus
Winter 2024 Education, Inequality, and Economic Development Anjali Adukia Monday 1:30pm-4:20pm