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    Saint Michael's College
  Dec 18, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

EC 321 - Economics of Development and Poverty

Study of theories that explain the economics of growth, development, poverty; dimensions of the development problematic faced by middle and low income regions. Policies related to industrialization, environment, health, education, population, and poverty will be examined; focus on development in an era of rapid globalization. The course will use development theories to examine specific socioeconomic issues of vulnerable populations in developing regions. Examples: child labor, international migration, trade in dirty industries.


Prerequisites: EC 101 or EC 103; Highly recommended: EC 311 or EC 312

Full course
Liberal Studies Curriculum: Global Issues that Impact the Common Good