14.771 Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues
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.
Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E52-432.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues and Policy Models site or on the 14.771 Stellar site.
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