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  • 1 Page Homework+1
    Homework+1

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    ECON 465 Homework 1, Summer Session I, 2014 Due in class on May 16, 2014 1. The per capita GDP in Bangladesh during 2008 was 49000 takas. If the exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and the taka is $1 = 70 takas what is the per capita GDP of Bangladesh w

  • 1 Page Exercise+6+-+HD+model
    Exercise+6+-+HD+model

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    Class Exercise 6 - ECON 465 Harris Todaro model Consider the Harris-Todaro Model of Rural-Urban migration. Wage is fixed at $10 with employment at 2000 in the urban sector. Assume that workers are rational decision makers. What is the total urban force at

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    Homework9

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    ECON 465: Summer Session I 2014 Homework 9 - Due on June 13, 2014 1. What does the neo-classical model imply about how developing countries should allocate their resources when they trade with the rest of the world? Draw the Production Possibility frontie

  • 2 Pages Notes+on+Agriculture
    Notes+on+Agriculture

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    Notes on Agriculture Integrated Rural Development: 1. Increase agricultural productivity of small farmers using changes in technology, institutions and price incentives. 2. Increased demand for agricultural output resulting from urban development. 3. Expa

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    Homework7

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    ECON 465:Homework 7 Due in class on June 9, 2014 1. A farmer can chose between two farming methods, traditional and modern. Let us say that traditional farming methods yield on average 190 kilograms of grains per hectare annually with a standard deviation

  • 1 Page Notes+on+concluding+points+on+Agriculture
    Notes+on+concluding+points+on+Agriculture

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    Agriculture Transition: 1. From subsistence to Mixed and Diversified farming Changes in farming methods includes land augmentation and diversification Economic incentives such as access to credit, fertilizer, water, crop information, marketing facilitie

  • 3 Pages NotesonPopulation
    NotesonPopulation

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    High Fertility Rates: Some conflicting opinions Not a Real Problem: 1. The problem is not population growth but other issues: (i) Underdevelopment which results in high fertility rate as a source of income and social security. (ii) World Resource Depletio

  • 6 Pages Notes+on+Chapter+12
    Notes+on+Chapter+12

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    Some important points on Trade: Chapter 12 Globalization and what it means: Role of GATT and WTO Five Basic Issues about Trade and Development 1. Effect of trade on economic growth 2. Trade and income inequality 3. Trade and development 4. LDCs role in tr

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  • 18 Pages LinkagesbetweenInternalandInternationalMiigrations
    LinkagesbetweenInternalandInternationalMiigrations

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    Conference Urban-Rural Linkages and Migration th September 16 2009, Plenary Session Linkages between Internal and International Migrations: Policy Implications for Development1 Claudia Natali, International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Thailand-Offic

  • 2 Pages Reading+2+-+HDI-+NY+Times
    Reading+2+-+HDI-+NY+Times

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    Another Perspective on the Human Development Index (www.nytimes.com) June 1, 2009 What Does the Human Development Index Really Measure? By Francisco Rodriguez A Guest Post Last week, Justin Wolfers presented a simple yet apparently powerful critique of th

  • 1 Page Example+2-+Income+Inequality+measures
    Example+2-+Income+Inequality+measures

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    ECON 465 Example 2 Measures of Income Inequality Consider the following distribution in 2 different countries: Country M: cfw_1, 1, 1, 3, 4 Country N:cfw_1,1,2,2,4 a. In which of the two countries is Income Inequality higher? Explain using the Range and c

  • 1 Page Example+4+-+MDPI-1
    Example+4+-+MDPI-1

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    ECON 465: Example 4 MDPI Household 1 (Size = 9) Health At least one member is malnourished One or more children have died Education No one has completed 5 years of schooling At least one school-age child not enrolled in school Living Conditions No electri

  • 1 Page Exercise+5+-+Fertility+rate
    Exercise+5+-+Fertility+rate

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    Exercise 5 ECON 465, Summer Session I 2014 Example on Fertility Rate 1. a. In a developing country, a households income is $1000 per year. There are no job opportunities for women in this country. The direct cost of a child is $200. A child is expected to

  • 2 Pages Homework+6
    Homework+6

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    ECON 465, Summer 2014 Homework 5: Due in class on June 3, 2014 PLEASE KEEP A COPY OF YOUR ANSWERS TO STUDY FOR TEST 2 1. a. Let us say that Urban Wage in Mumbai, India is fixed at Rs. 100 (per hour) and formal sector employment is at 1.5 million. If rural

  • 1 Page Homework+2
    Homework+2

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    ECON 465 Homework 2, Summer Session I, 2014 Due in class on May 20, 2014 1. Given the following data, calculate range, CV, the Kuznets ratio for the highest 20% and the lowest 20% of population, and Gini coefficient. Also draw the Lorenz curve. Does the s

  • 1 Page Homework+3
    Homework+3

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    ECON 465 Homework 3 Due in class on May 21, 2014 Please keep a copy for studying for test 1 1. a. What determines long- run growth rates in Harrod-Domar model? If the capital-output ratio is 3 in a country, and if national savings rate is 0.09, what is th

  • 1 Page Homework+4
    Homework+4

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    ECON 465 Homework 4 Due in class on May 28, 2014 1. Co-ordination failure when multiple equilibria are present is seen as one cause of underdevelopment. a. Explain clearly using a payoff matrix. (7.5 points) b. Also use the graph of the Big Push Model to

  • 4 Pages Homework+5
    Homework+5

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    ECON 465 Homework 5 Due in class on May 30, 2014 1. What did Malthus fail to take into consideration in his Population trap analysis? Explain Population trap drawing a graph and discuss why it is flawed? Please use the graph presented in the 11th edition

  • 4 Pages SummerHW6Answers
    SummerHW6Answers

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    ECON 465, Summer Session I, 2014 Homework 6 1. a. Let us say that Urban Wage in Mumbai, India is fixed at Rs. 100 (per hour) and formal sector employment is at 1.5 million. If rural wage in villages from which people migrate to Mumbai is Rs. 20, what does

  • 4 Pages SummerHW5Answers
    SummerHW5Answers

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    ECON 465 Homework 5 Summer Session I, 2014 1. What did Malthus fail to take into consideration in his Population trap analysis? Explain Population trap drawing a graph and discuss why it is flawed? Please use the graph presented in the 11th edition to dis

  • 4 Pages SummerHW4Answers
    SummerHW4Answers

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    ECON 465 Homework 5 Summer Session I, 2014 1. Co-ordination failure when multiple equilibria are present is seen as one cause of underdevelopment. a. Explain using a payoff matrix. Let us assume that there are two farmers in a village in a developing nati

  • 1 Page Example+3+-+Poverty
    Example+3+-+Poverty

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    ECON 465: Example 3 Poverty Measures 1. Consider the following two countries: Given the income distribution: A: cfw_1, 1, 2, 2, 4 B: cfw_1.5,1.5,1.5,1.5,4 If the poverty line is at 3, calculate the following measures for the two countries: a. Number in Po

  • 1 Page Example1
    Example1

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    ECON 465 Summer Session I, 2014 Example 1 1. Chinas per capita income in 2012 was 30,000 RMB and the exchange rate was $1 = 6 RMB. The price level in the US was 105 and the price level in China was 80. What is Chinas per capita income in USD using Atlas

  • 5 Pages Social Justice and Global Trade
    Social Justice And Global Trade

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    Social Justice and Global Trade Joseph Stiglitz Far Eastern Economic Review; Mar 2006; 169, 2; ABI/INFORM Global pg. 18 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission. Reproduced with permission of th

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