Seminar in Development Economics Ruhr-Universität Bochum
The seminar intends to focus on particular aspects of development economics, such as the integration of developing countries into the world economy, poverty and health, governance and institutions, macroeconomic distortions, or civil war. Students will apply analytical tools to understand these issues in developing countries, to examine empirical evidence, and to evaluate policy options for governments in developing countries to enhance growth rates and promote development
Qualification targets: This seminar will deal with major issues in development economics. By enrolling in this seminar, students can broaden their theoretical and empirical knowledge in this field. Imparted soft skills: Analytical thinking, Independent studying and learning, Literature research and documentation, Presentation of scientific results, Presentation techniques/language competencies, Team work and capacity for team work, Critical thinking
Knowledge of “Growth and Development Economics” is beneficial.
50 % Term paper (12-15 pages); 50 % Presentation (20-40 min)
Week1: Introduction Week2: followed by Week3 to the Final Week
Online Course Requirement
Dr. Thomas Koch; Prof. Dr. Matthias Busse
Block seminar (one weekend) not offered in every semester
Site for Inquiry
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