Daily (flexible) Schedule for Economics 280

Week

 

 

1 What do we mean by Development? Comparative Economic Development.

 

 

Tuesday, September 10th - T&S 1 and 2

 

Thursday, 12th - http://economics.mit.edu/files/530

 

 

2 - History of Growth and Development

 

Tuesday 17th - T&S 3 and 3.1

Thursday 19th

 

http://web.mit.edu/krugman/www/dishpan.html

 

3 Contemporary Models of Development

 

Tuesday 24th - T&S 4

 

Thursday 26th

 

http://www.nber.org/papers/w10050.pdf?new_window=1

 

 

4 - Poverty, Inequality, and Development

 

Tuesday, October 1st - T&S 5 and Sen ch.8

 

Thursday, October 3rd - http://economics.mit.edu/files/7417

 

5 EXAM AND BREAK WEEK

 

Tuesday 8th EXAM 1

 

Thursday 10th reading day

 

 

 

6 - The Role of the State and Markets

 

 

Tuesday 15th T&S ch. 11 and Sen Chapter 5

 

Thursday 17th TBA

 

7- Finance (Macro and Micro)

Tuesday 22nd

latestmicrofinance

 

Thursday 24th - Interest Rates in the North and Capital Flows to the South: Is There a Missing Link?

 

 

 

8 Human Capital

 

Tuesday 29th T&S 8 and http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economic-sciences/laureates/1979/schultz-lecture.html

 

 

Thursday 31st - and http://sites.duke.edu/malaria/files/2012/10/Sachs_Malaney_2002.pdf

 

 

9 - Population and Urbanization

 

Tuesday November 5th T&S chs. 6 & 7

 

Thursday November 7thChildLabor

 

 

 

10 - Agriculture

 

 

Tuesday November 12th-T&S 9

 

Thursday 14th - KeynesandAgroforestry

 

11 - Trade and Aid

 

Tuesday 19thT&S 12 and 14

 

Thursday 21st tradeandEnvironmentand NAFTA

 

 

 

 

12 - Environment and Development

 

Tuesday December 3rd T&S 10

 

Thursday December 5th - UNDP climate UNDP climate

 

 

The Greening of Development Economics