Agents of Development: Individuals, Households, and Firms (Fall, 2012)
M 09:30 - 12:30 PM; Sachar, Chancellor's Suite
Prerequisite: Intermediate exposure to microeconomics and econometrics.
Studies the micro agents of development--individuals, households, and firms. Explores the foundations of health and nutrition, population growth, labor power, credit, technology adoption, child labor, corruption, and outsourcing in developing countries. Discusses how households in developing countries cope with risk. Usually offered every year.