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Department of Business

Web: Department of Business
School of Education, Business, and Human Services

Emilia Chukwuma, Chair
Ely Center, Room 211

No Graduate Programs or Certificates offered.


ECO 714 - Economic Development (3)

This course will be a survey of the major issues in economic development. There will be an overview of the central questions in economic development, including the very definition of development itself; the problem of how to measure economic development; the causes and consequences of differenced in economic growth rates among countries; and a review of the history of international development policymaking. Topics covered will include international trade policy, international capital flows, exchange rate policy, inflation, public finance, monetary policy, agriculture, population, and the environment. The class will end with a synthesis of these diverse fields into the theory of development economics as a tool for promoting growth and reducing poverty.

  • Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Master's Program.

ECO 725 - Micropolitics of Development (3)

The primary goal of this course is to help students attain an understanding of the struggles for survival that groups, individuals and organizations face, and the strategies they use to combat those challenges. This course will focus on the project level in which development takes place, and will introduce the main categories that affect the development and political process and how those impact on individual choices. Those key classifications include but not limited to disability status, ethnicity, religion, gender, caste, and other differences inherent within the national framework.

  • Prerequisites: IDP 770: Introduction to International Development and IDP 772: Introduction to ID with People with Disabilities in Developing countries.
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