2023-2024 Catalog

ECON 346 Economic Development

An introductory survey of the economic structures and behavior of developing countries and how these factors influence their approach to the challenges of reducing poverty, improving health and education, and increasing their productive capacity and national and per capita income. The course examines the applicability of conventional economic logic and analytical tools to developing economies. Competing paradigms of development and the implications of different sets of behavioral assumptions are explored.


ECON 210 or ECON 251-ECON 252, or permission of instructor


Hutchinson, Stifel