SSU2133 - Development Economics_2-Measurements of economic development
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This course introduces the theories and practices of economic development; in ten topics it discusses some of the key dimensions of underdevelopment including the underlying reasons therein faced by developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Students are supplied with a printed text plus online materials including power point presentations. The course evaluation would include class room participation, interactive exchanges of quizzes, assignments, activities etc. plus the final examination. Students are expected to demonstrate the ability to handle tools of analysis of economic development, critically analyze issues of underdevelopment and why some countries lag behind in the process of development.