This module aims to expose students to leading issues in development economics such as the role of industrialisation in the long-run development or the contribution of demographics to economic growth. The module also familiarises students with cutting-edge empirical research on various prominent topics like human capital, Foreign Direct Investment, public utilities and the specific challenges for Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
*Please note that module information is indicative and may change from year to year.
Taught by: Aleksandra Peeroo
Taught in: Semester 1
Module assessment - more information
1 x Team Problem Set (30%); and 1 x 2 Hour Exam (70%)