This seminar is on development economics and public policies. We will read textbooks on development economics, micro-surveys, and discuss policies for welfare improvement, trade, and poverty reduction. Students will be expected to make presentations on their research plans, progress, and papers of their research interests later in the course.
Details will be determined on the first day.
Todaro, Michael, et al (2006) Economic Development, Ninth edition, Addison-Wesley etc.
Yujiro, Hayami and Yoshihisa Goda (2005) Development Economics, Oxford University Press.
Other textbooks will be introduced during the course.
Evaluation will be made, based on contributions to the class discussions and presentations.
Seminar I - Thurs. 4th period
Seminar II- Thurs. 2nd period