Economic Development

Field Advisor: S. Kaplan

Required Course (select one):

ECON 6285 Latin American Economic Development
IAFF 6358 Special Topics in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies: Economic and Social Development of Latin America

Supporting Courses:

ECON 6280 Survey of International Economics
ECON 6283 Survey of International Trade Theory and Policy
ECON 6284 Survey of International Macroeconomic and Finance Theory and Policy
ECON 6295 Special Topics
  • Economic Analysis of International Trade Law
  • Applied Industrial Organization
  • Labor Economics and Public Policy
IAFF 3183 Special Topics in Development Policy:
  • Post-Disaster Development: Haiti in Comparative Perspective
IAFF 3187 Political Economy of Latin America
IAFF 6138 Special Topics in International Development Studies:
  • Poverty Alleviation and Bottom-up Development
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Foreign Assistance Programs
  • Private Sector Development
  • Poverty in all its Dimensions
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development
IAFF 6358 Special Topics in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies:
  • History and Praxis of US-Mexico Relations
  • Brazil Development Policy in the 21st Century 
  • Immigration and Weak States: Central America
  • Economic and Social Development of Latin America

* If the Economic and Social Development section of IAFF 6358 is chosen as the required course, it cannot also count as supporting corsework. Students may take IAFF 6358 courses with other titles as supporting coursework. 

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