Year 2017 Term Year Day Thursday Period 4 Credit 1 Code 217
Course Title Seminar on Economic Development Policy and Management Ia,Ib,IIa,IIb
Major DID
Program Program in Economic Development Policy and Management
Instructor(s) N. Shinkai
Purpose & Description

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.

Texts & References

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.

Language(s) for instruction & discussion; Others

Seminar I - Thurs. 4th period

Seminar II- Thurs. 2nd period