79035 - Laboratory: Development Economy

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2017/2018

Learning outcomes

The objective is the study of specific aspects of the dynamics of the contemporary economic development in the various areas of the world.

Course contents

The workshop addresses some of the major issues in the field of contemporary economic development in the world:

  1. Development aid and international development cooperation
  2. International development organizations
    a) economic-governmental organizations
    b) non-governmental organizations and non-economic
  3. The fight against poverty and hunger in the world
  4. The Sustainable Development Goals

Readings/Bibliography

All material will be available on-line.

There are no mandatory text-books.

Teaching methods

Seminars and readings with participatory discussions

Assessment methods

A written research essay

Teaching tools

Video projector

Office hours

See the website of Pier Giorgio Ardeni