11.701 Introduction to International Development Planning
Studies interactions between planners and institutions at different scales, from local to global/transnational. Emphasizes historical and institutional approaches to development planning. Includes an overview of theories of development, actors, organizational arrangements, and implementation mechanisms. Covers current topics in development planning, such as migration, participatory planning, urban-rural linkages, corruption, legal institutions and post-conflict development. Analyzes various roles planners play in different institutional contexts. Restricted to first-year MCP and SPURS students.
This class has no prerequisites.
11.701 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by B. Rajagopal.
Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 9-450.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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