Principles and Concepts of Development:
1. Introduction; 2. The
meaning and measurement of economic development; 3. Economic
development in historical perspective; 4. Characteristics and
institutions of developing countries; 5. Theories of economic
Poverty Alleviation and Income Distribution:
Poverty, malnutrition and income inequality; 7. Rural poverty and
Factors of Growth:
and development; 9. Employment, migration and urbanization; 10.
Education, health and human capital; 11. Capital formation, investment
choice, information technology and technical progress; 12.
Entrepreneurship, organization and innovation; 13. Natural resources
and the environment: toward sustainable development;
Macroeconomics and International Economics of Development:
Monetary, fiscal and incomes policy, and inflation; 15. Balance of
payments, aid and foreign investment; 16. The external debt and
financial crises; 17. International trade;
18. Development planning and policy-making: the state and
the market; 19. Stabilization, adjustment, reform and privatization.