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ECON 7058 - Development Economics PG

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to MFin&BusEc, GCertAppEc, GCertIntEc, GDipIT&D, GDipIntEc, GDipAppEc, MAppEc, & MITD students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: ECON 7071, & either ECON 7241 or ECON 7011
Incompatible: ECON 3501
Assessment: Typically mid-Semester test, tutorial work & final exam

This is an intermediate postgraduate course in development economics. During the weekly seminars, we will cover the following topics: the meaning and measurement of economic development, growth theories, poverty and income distribution, the role of geography and institutions, fertility and population growth, the role of credit markets and microfinance, health and nutrition, education and female empowerment.

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 15/03/2021 Thu 25/03/2021 Fri 07/05/2021 Fri 11/06/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11846 TU01 15 8 11 Mar - 8 Apr Thursday 3pm - 4pm Lower Napier, LG12, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 3 Jun Thursday 3pm - 4pm Lower Napier, LG12, Teaching Room
Note: This class is only available for face-to-face (on-campus) students.
18843 TU02 0 FULL 10 Mar - 7 Apr Wednesday 3pm - 4pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
28 Apr - 9 Jun Wednesday 3pm - 4pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This class is for offshore students only. Please contact the Professions support hub if you need to enrol Details available on MyUni once enrolled.
Automatic Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
18919 LEC0 15 5 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Note: This lecture is pre-recorded and can be viewed any time after publication in MyUni. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.