Michael Kremer University Professor Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics


EC 2390 Development Economics

Semester: Spring
Offered: 2020

This course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30 – 2:45

This course will cover macro-economic topics including aggregate and non-aggregate growth models, models of technology diffusion and choice; topics in finance including financial development and economic growth, consumer finance; small and medium enterprise finance; debt and equity markets; the role of management and corporate governance; the political economy of finance, and corruption; and a range of topics on the role of population, culture, ethnicity, leaders, corruption in economic development, and the efficacy of industrial policy and foreign aid.


Previous Courses: Graduate Student Workshop in Economics Development, Development Economics: Macroeconomic Issues, Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues,