ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT I
Learning outcomes of the course unit
This course deals with major features of developing countries, analysing their interactions with the problems of take-off and steady-state growth, focusing on technological innovation and adoption processes, increasing returns and trade relations.
Basic Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
Course contents summary
Economic and Human Development. Stylized Facts. Technological Innovation and Imitation. Increasing returns and cumulative growth models. Trade relations and economic development. Market and Public Institutions in Developing Countries.
L. Boggio, G. Seravalli , Lo Sviluppo Economico: fatti, teorie, politiche, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2003.
Power point slides.