11.471 Political Economy of Development Projects: Targeting the Poor
Covers conditions under which public-sector policies, programs, and projects succeed in enhancing the economic activities of poorer groups and micro-regions in developing countries. Topics include local economic development; small enterprises; various forms of collective action; labor and worker associations; nongovernment organizations. Links these to literature on poverty, economic development, and reform of government, and to types of projects, tasks, and environments that are conducive to equitable outcomes.
This class has 11.701 as a prerequisite.
11.471 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by Staff.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
In the Spring 2010 Subject Evaluations, 11.471 was rated 5.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the DSpace@MIT: 11.471 Political Economy of Development Projects: Targeting the Poor, Fall 2007 site.
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