14.74 Foundations of Development Policy


Class Info

Explores the foundations of policy making in developing countries. Goal is to spell out various policy options and to quantify the trade-offs between them. Special emphasis on education, health, gender, fertility, adoption of technological innovation, and the markets for land, credit, and labor. Students taking the graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 14.01, and 14.30 as prerequisites.

14.74 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by D. Donaldson and B. Olken.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E51-395.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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