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DHP P219: Political Economy of Development

Course Description

This class offers a survey of some of the key debates and issues in the political economy of development. First, we examine alternative approaches to development and how they have informed policies in developing countries since the 1950s. Second, we compare different patterns of interaction among the state, political parties, interest groups, and civil society and examine how they have affected development outcomes. Third, we address current topics such as the rise of China and India, new approaches to poverty alleviation, and the impact of global financial crises on developing countries.

Course faculty: Katrina Burgess
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Spring 2020

Faculty: Katrina Burgess
Room: Mugar 200
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Time: 11:05 am - 12:20 pm
SIS number: 24310

Final Exam

Consult instructor for exam details

Spring 2021

Faculty: Katrina Burgess
Room: Mugar 200
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Time: 11:05 am - 12:20 pm

Final Exam

Consult instructor for exam details