Sep 22, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

ECO 3332 - Economic Growth and Devt.

Credits: 3 hrs
This course is intended to prepare undergraduate students for understanding the macro and microeconomic policies and institutions that lead to economic growth and development. The course will explore the outcomes of foreign aid, and whether economic and political freedoms spur development. Students will be exposed to various practices of existing governments, in order to better understand how to assess risk in business enterprise in various countries. Other factors such as the impact of microfinance, technology flows, and the impact of natural resources may be examined. Countries that have exhibited economic growth are contrasted with those that have not in order for lessons to be drawn about the important drivers of economic development, including property rights, entrepreneurial freedom and governmental transparency and accountability.
Pre-requisite(s): ECO 2311   Minimum Grade of “C” and Undergraduate level ECO 2312  Minimum Grade of “C”