17.33 Building a Better World


Class Info

Explores today's key policy challenges, including economic development (in both rich and poor countries), state-building, corruption and the rule of law, the provision of basic public services, education, regulation of psychotropic drugs, management of scarce natural resources, and criminal justice. Presents the problem for each topic, reviews potential solutions, discusses failed approaches, and identifies concrete successes. Examples drawn from around the world. Includes projects with a significant practical component and extensive work in small groups. Limited to 18 per section.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.33 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by C. Lawson.

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

You can find more information at the MIT SHASS: Undergraduate Studies - News - Building A Better World site or on the 17.33 Stellar site.

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MIT 17.33 Building a Better World On The Web
MIT SHASS: Undergraduate Studies - News - Building A Better World

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