11.144 Project Appraisal in Developing Countries


Class Info

Covers techniques of financial analysis of investment expenditures, as well as the economic and distributive appraisal of development projects. Critical analysis of these tools in the political economy of international development is discussed. Topics include appraisal's role in the project cycle, planning under conditions of uncertainty, constraints in data quality and the limits of rational analysis, and the coordination of an interdisciplinary appraisal team. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Enrollment limited; preference to majors.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.144 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by J. Buckley.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-132.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 11.144 was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Project Appraisal in Developing Countries site or on the 11.144 Stellar site.

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