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Academic Year 2002/2003
Political Economy of Developing Countries
GOVT 271 SP
Why are some countries wealthy and equitable and others poor and unequal? Why have some poorer countries developed in a much more rapid, sustained and equitable manner than others in recent decades? These are some of the
central questions we will address in this course. We will examine broad theoretical perspectives on development and compare the post-World War II experiences of two developing regions, Latin America and East Asia. In
we will examine the causes and consequences of the contemporary trend toward neoliberal economic reform in developing countries, and its relationship to the concept and reality of globalization.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Three papers, mid-term, final exam.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Familiarity with macroeconomics recommended.
Students who wish to be eligible to register for the course during Drop/Add should place themselves on the wait list during on-line registration. Wait list preference
rankings will be one factor I will
consider in making Drop/Add period registration decisions, but all interested students should come to the first class and fill out a student information form.
Unless preregistered students attend the first class meeting or communicate directly with the instructor prior to the first class, they will be dropped from the class list. NOTE: Students must still submit a completed
Drop/Add form to the Registrar's
Gen Ed Area Dept:
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Ondetti,Gabriel A.
- Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: PAC422
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 30)
- SR. major: 9 Jr. major: 7
- SR. non-major: 3 Jr. non-major: 3 SO: 8 FR:
- Curricular Renewal: Quantitative Reasoning, Writing
Last Updated on MAR-18-2003
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