Taught in English. As of Spring 2018, this course counts as an ECN 300+ option for SU Management School majors. This course looks at economic problems and policies of those countries that have not yet reached the level of economic well-being observed in the western world. At the completion of this course, students will be familiar with theories of development and their applications in the real world. Students will have a better understanding of a number of topics that shed light on the development process, including poverty, inequality, education, international trade, the role of the government, and population issues. Students will also be trained to conduct their own research by using theories learned in class and analyzing real world data. They will also present their research results in class, which can improve their ability of public speaking and intellectual interactions. (TU# 30510863)
Class taught by Tsinghua’s School of Economics & Management and may not be available every semester. Tsinghua’s exam schedule for this course may require students to stay beyond the regular SU Beijing program end-date.
Registration note: Counts as an ECN 300+ option for SU Management School majors.
Prereq: Intermediate microeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, econometrics.