POL447H1: Political Economy of Development (formerly POL447Y1)

Hours: 
24S

The course explores the rise, evolution, and performance of the dominant neoliberal approach to development and poverty reduction. It also assesses the feasibility and efficacy of alternative development strategies. Case studies are drawn from Latin America, Asia, and Africa.

Prerequisite: 

POL201Y1/​POLB90H3 and POLB91H3/​POL215Y1/​POL301Y1/​POL305Y1; minimum 14 credits

Exclusion: 
Recommended Preparation: 

Introductory economics is helpful

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)