14.771 Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues


Class Info

A rigorous introduction to core micro-economic issues in economic development, focusing on both key theoretical contributions and empirical applications to understand both why some countries are poor and on how markets function differently in poor economies. Topics include human capital (education and health); labor markets; credit markets; land markets; firms; and the role of the public sector.

This class has 14.121, and 14.122 as prerequisites.

14.771 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by B. Faber and B. Olken.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E52-532.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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