Development Economics (Field 6)

EE461 Development Microeconomics

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: EE311

Concepts and measurements of poverty and inequality. The theories of justice for analyzing public policies related to these issues. Microeconomic theories related to household decisions and behaviors, as well as market failures in developing countries. Public policies on development issues such as health; education; population; workforce allocation of households in agriculture and non-agriculture sectors, as well as formal and informal sectors; migration; entrepreneurship of the households; households’ financial and risk management tools; microfinance; innovations and other interesting issues related to poverty reduction, etc.