Development Economics (Field 6)

EE468 Integrated Public Economics, Development and Political Economics

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: EE311 and having completed at least two 400-level (or above level) courses in Political Economics or Public Economics or Development Economics.

The integration of theories and concepts in public economics, institutional economics, development economics, and political economy; Enhancing students’ ability to link and apply economic theories in this subject area to analyze situations and problems arising in Thailand or in the world economy; Encouraging students to learn through case studies of current situations, with the emphasis on causes, nature, and effects of the problems; Promoting students to use economic and related social science theories to explain and analyze the roles of the market, public sector, and community in solving problems; Encouraging students to recognize the roles of institutional factors underlying the economic and political phenomena, as well as understanding the importance of culture and history.