Social Development University of Tsukuba
This class is an introduction to the analysis of social development. We will focus on several key topics, such as poverty, inequality, education, labor market, etc. to understand the key concept used in evaluating policy effectiveness, and to learn how empirical analysis can shed light on some important policy debates. We will review selected economic empirical research papers, learning how empirical data analyses are applied to problems in social development with the hope of improving policy design and implementation.
1. General-propose competence: knowledge utilization, management capability, internationalism.2. Degree program competence: research capability, ethics.
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