Economics Development

ECON 404 – Economic Development

Basic Information

Course Title:                                       Economic Development
Code:                                                  ECON 404
Hours:                                                 Lecture: 3        Tutorial: 0       Credit Hours: 3          
Prerequisite(s):                                    None
Academic Year / Level:                      Year: 4            Term: 2           

1-Course Description and Overall Aims:

This course introduces a solid background for the theories in economic development. The economic factors such as population, resources, innovation and capital formation which affect economic growth are analyzed. Selected underdeveloped areas will be studied to understand the cultural patterns and economic reasons for lack of development and the steps necessary to promote economic progress.

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