Econ 327b. The Economics of Poverty Alleviation

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Day / time: 
M/W 9:00 - 10:15 am
Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course term: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Instructor(s): 
Location: 
WLH 119

Measures that succeed and fail — and why — in the fight against poverty in developing countries. Fundamentals of behavioral economics and their application to policy and program design. When and how to use experimental methods to evaluate ideas and programs. Interventions and policies that apply to households, small firms, and communities, with particular attention to microfinance, health, and education.

After introductory microeconomics.

Semester offered: 
Spring
Undergrad Course Category: 
Poverty
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