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ECON 435 Development Economics

ECON 435  Development Economics  Units: 3.00  

Microeconomic issues: land, labor, credit, and insurance markets; duality; alternate views of the role and evolution of non-market institutions in the development process. Macroeconomic issues: urban migration; inequality and development; population growth and technical change; internal factor accumulation versus TFP growth. Offered concurrently with ECON 835.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite ECON 310 and permission of the Department. Corequisite ECON 351.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  


The Department of Economics occupies the second and third floor of Dunning Hall, and two wings in Mackintosh-Corry Hall. These premises provide classrooms, seminar rooms, and two computing labs, as well as conference facilities, graduate student study space and a reading room.

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