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wir893 - Development Economics (Vollständige Modulbeschreibung)
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Modulbezeichnung Development Economics
Modulkürzel wir893
Kreditpunkte 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Einrichtungsverzeichnis Department für WiRe (BWL und Wirtschaftspädagogik)
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master Applied Economics and Data Science (Master) > Economics
  • Master Sustainability Economics and Management (Master) > Ergänzungsmodule
Zuständige Personen
Bitzer, Jürgen (Modulverantwortung)
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Bitzer, Jürgen (Modulberatung)
Teilnahmevoraussetzungen
Kompetenzziele

The students are able:

  • to identify an discuss empirical challenges in research on developing countries
  • to understand, summarize, and discuss recent research studies in development economics
  • evaluate strategies to reach sustainable economic development discussed in the public and politics
  • participate in a discussion on the topic, developing a well-grounded position and problem solving strategy
  • to present current research to and discuss it verbally and in written form
  • to identify gaps in the literature on developing countries
Modulinhalte
The module introduces the students to the current challenges of developing countries and the strategies to overcome them. The module will focus on the empirical research on developing countries, addressing the reasons for the sluggish development as well as the applied approaches to foster economic development. In the lecture the empirical methods used in development economics will be discussed. In the seminar current research papers on topics like poverty, conflicts, foreign aid, health, human capital and institutions in developing countries will be discussed.
Literaturempfehlungen

Michael P. Todaro and Stephen C. Smith (2014): Economic Development, 12th Edition, Pearson: New York.

Söderbom, Måns , Francis Teal, Markus Eberhardt, Simon Quinn and Andrew Zeitlin (2015): Empirical Development Economics, Routledge: New York.
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Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Dauer in Semestern 1 Semester
Angebotsrhythmus Modul Yearly
Aufnahmekapazität Modul unbegrenzt
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht o. Wahlpflicht / compulsory or optional
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Lecture and seminar
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Econometrics, Economic Growth
Lehrveranstaltungsform Kommentar SWS Angebotsrhythmus Workload Präsenz
Vorlesung
2 SoSe oder WiSe 28
Seminar
2 SoSe oder WiSe 28
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Prüfung Prüfungszeiten Prüfungsform
Gesamtmodul
At the end of the lecture period
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