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140416 VO+UE Foundations of Development (2007W)

Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 10.10. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 17.10. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 24.10. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 31.10. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 07.11. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 14.11. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 21.11. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 28.11. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 05.12. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 12.12. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 09.01. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 16.01. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 23.01. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03
Wednesday 30.01. 17:00 - 19:00 Inst. f. Afrikawissenschaften, Seminarraum 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2M-O1-03

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The objective of the Course is to provide a synopsis of the basis of economic growth and development, with a view to describe the problems of less developed economies and to assess current approaches for the alleviation of these problems. The central focus would be on the road to development and the role of micro-entrepreneurs.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The aim of the course is to develop students' research abilities by examining a number of current theoretical and applied topics drawn from existing research works on development economics. The course has a strong applied focus and is divided into three main topics:
Growth and Development
Poverty and Growth
Micro-business and Micro-finance

Examination topics

Prior training in development economics is a pre-requisite!
Small groups would be formed for the presentation and discussions, so as to emphasize on relevant themes. Each group will prepare and present a written working paper.

Reading list


Association in the course directory

T III

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