15.027 Opportunities in Developing Economies


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Investigates the role of the private sector in developing economies, highlighting how solving market failures can improve overall welfare. Covers constraints faced by firms in developing economies: contract enforcement, corruption, political risk, human rights, IP and infrastructure. Uses case studies to discuss successful firms and innovative solutions to these constraints, including public-private partnerships, the role of technology, the role of finance and impact investing.

This class has no prerequisites.

15.027 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by T. Suri.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E51-325.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

You can find more information at the Tavneet Suri - MIT Faculty site or on the 15.027 Stellar site.

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