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ECO 333K : Development Economics (Online)

Course Description

3 college credit hours

The first half of this online course will cover how economic development policies and issues have taken shape since the 1930s. The second half of the class will introduce students to present policy problems and issues throughout the developing world. Specifically, students will look at the topics of domestic and external financing, human resources, agriculture and industrialization, foreign trade and government policy.

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Official UT Austin Course Description
Introduction to theories of economic development; discussion of leading issues. Asian Studies 361 (Topic 21: Development Economics) and Economics 333K may not both be counted.

Economics 420K with a grade of at least C-.

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.

Graded Assessments
5 assignments
2 exams (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials
Gerald M. Meier. Leading Issues in Economic Development, 6th ed. Oxford University Press, 1995.
ISBN 0-19-507180-8

Course Fees (exam proctoring fees may apply and are not included)


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