Development Economics (Field 6)

EE466 Political Economy of Development

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: a) EE211 and EE212; or b) EE213 and EE214

Analyzing politics of economic development, especially the interrelationship between political and economic spheres. Special emphasis will be given on political factors which determine economic development paths and performances; political regimes, state and its structures; institutions and institutional changes; the roles and failures of the state, market and civil society; governance and corruption; politics of economic reforms; geography and resource curse, and etc. These might include issues and topics such as politics of industrialization, democracy and inequality and poverty, international politics of development, etc.