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Development economics 315


 
Module code EKN 315
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

Poverty and inequality are among the greatest contemporary challenges of economic development in the World. This course provides an overview of different economic explanations of underdevelopment and policy options to fostering household and individual welfare. We will investigate key development issues such as poverty, inequality, migration, the role of institutions (policy and governance), among others, as they are encountered by developing countries in general and South Africa in particular. During the course, we put special emphasis on the interplay between theory and data. 
 

Module credits 20.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites EKN 224
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Economics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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