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Course Description

This course will be a discussion of current leading and prominent economic development topics. Prior to each class, participants will receive an e-mail with readings on different topics that are related to current issues, such as the changing economic scenarios as China, India, and other countries attain world-wide economic predominance; the evolution of globalization; institutional changes; multi-lateralism and the new world order; successful and failed economic development models; current technology-driven effects on development; and other topics that may come to the forefront during the ten-week period of the course. Each week, the instructor will provide a brief introduction to the topic and will invite volunteer class participants to alternate roles as discussion leaders. Classroom participation is intended to improve the understanding and enjoyment of the participants.  Lecture (plus Questions)Active Participation
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Section Title
Economic Development in Review: A Discussion of Current Leading and Prominent Topics
Type
Classroom
Days
T
Time
11:00AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Sep 10, 2019 to Nov 19, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fees
Section Notes
Participants will be expected to read the materials before each class. Readings will be readily understandable to non-economists and should take less than an hour a week to read.