Development Economics for Research Students
This information is for the 2013/14 session.
Prof Oriana Bandiera 32L.3.02, Prof Robin Burgess 32L.3.03, Prof Maitreesh Ghatak 32L.3.08A and Dr Gregory Fischer 32L.3.09
Dr Gharad Bryan 32L.3.10, Prof Torsten Persson, Guest Lecturer
This course is available on the MRes in Economics (Track 1) and MRes in Economics (Track 2). This course is not available as an outside option.
The course will cover advanced topics in development economics where current research is active. It is intended to introduce research students in economics to the latest research in development economics and to serve as an input into the research work of these students.
30 hours of lectures in the MT. 30 hours of lectures in the LT.
One piece of work per term will be required and feedback will be given by teachers.
Readings will be mainly from journal articles; a list will be supplied at the start of term.
Exam (100%, duration: 3 hours) in the main exam period.
Total students 2012/13: 7
Average class size 2012/13: Unavailable
Value: One Unit