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Economic Development in Asia (ECON118)

Course description

This course will provide an introduction to the developmental challenges in Asia. The course will begin with introducing the distinction between concepts of economic growth and development. The course will have a strong emphasis on understanding the lives of the poor. We will attempt to diagnose the causes of poverty by analysing its components such as lack of sufficient access to education, healthcare, nutrition, credit, and insurance and study how these can cause the persistence of poverty....


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Graded, 1.0 Credit Units

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