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Unit Code: ECN703

Unit Name: Development Economics

Description: Development Economics - a subject that studies the economic transformation of developing countries. This course has been designed for final year students who are interested in understanding the dynamics of growth and development, the origins of development and in exploring the future or potential economic growth sources. The course will first provide students a thorough grounding in the theories and models of economic growth and development and then examine the various tenants of growth and development. The course intends to reason and interpret situations of the past in order to improve current strategies of growth. Furthermore, the course provides students with the analytical ability to understand some current limitations in growth for the Pacific Island countries. It also enables students to explore policies for stimulating the process of growth.

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Prerequisite: N/A

Prerequisite Sentence: A passed ECN601 and ECN602 or consent from HOD

Credit Point: 15

Offered In: Semester 1