Economics 325

Module code EKN 325
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

Economic policy and development: Capita select
The course provides an introduction to growth economics and also to some topics on development economics. Firstly, historical evidence is covered and then the canonical Solow growth model and some of its empirical applications (human capital and convergence). Secondly, the new growth theory (the AK and the Romer models of endogenous growth) are covered. Some of the development topics to be covered include technology transfer, social infrastructure and natural resources.

Module credits 20.00
Service modules Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites EKN 214, EKN 234
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 1 discussion class per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Economics
Period of presentation Semester 2

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of students to familiarise themselves well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2024. All rights reserved.

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share Cookie Preferences