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DHP P222: Development Aid in Policy and Practice

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the key concepts, tools, challenges and trade-offs in the field of development aid. Students will gain an understanding of the theoretical and operational underpinnings of the current development aid system and its effects on development organizations, donors, aid workers, and the people the aid is ultimately intended to help. Students will not gain technical knowledge in education, health, infrastructure, etc., but they will learn about cross-cutting issues and approaches that appear in all fields of development cooperation: technical assistance, capacity building, participation, and conditionality among others.

Enrollment limited to 40 students
Course faculty: Elke Jahns-Harms
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Fall 2020

Faculty: Elke Jahns-Harms
Day(s): Tuesday
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SIS number: 84862

Final Exam

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