Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1.5 hour lectures per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students may not gain credit for both ECON40012 Development Economics and ECON90023 Development Economics.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry. |
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ContactTo be advised
The subject will cover development economics. The topics covered may include economic growth theory including models in which growth is endogenous, measurement of poverty and inequality, tests of the efficiency of labour and credit markets, consumption smoothing, micro-credit schemes and demographic issues.
|Objectives:||Information not available.|
A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (70%) and class assignments totalling approximately 4000 words (30%).
|Prescribed Texts:||You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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