Development Economics (Field 6)

EE462 Development Macroeconomics

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: EE312

Analyzing economic issues in the macroeconomics of developing countries. These include theories and thoughts explaining economic growth; relationship between economic growth and poverty; income distribution; development policies of different countries in the past; and the impact of short-term macroeconomic policies such as stabilization policies, monetary and fiscal policies, exchange rate management, and various factors affecting economic growth e.g. international trade and investment, capital flow, financial crises, social welfare, and structural change.