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Course SyllabusECS 3013 – 004CRN # 19318International Economic DevelopmentSpring 2013Bldg/Room: ED 115T 7:10pm – 10:00pmProfessor Information:Name: Jack W. Wiesner, M.S.Department Office: KH 137 (Boca); LA 444 (Davie)Telephone: 561-297-3220 (Boca); 954-236-1290 (Davie); 754-214-3722 (Cell)Email: [email protected]Office Hours:Office Hours: T 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Boca); MW 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm (Davie); or by appt.Office: FH 329 (Boca); LA TBD (Davie)Required Textbook:Economic Development, 11thEdition, By Michael P. Todaro and Stephen C. SmithISBN-13: 978-0-13-801388-2Course Description:International Economic Development provides the student with an analysis of the problems facing less developed economies; considerations of policy to promote growth; introduction to the theory of economicdevelopment.. Course Prerequisites:Undergraduate level ECO 2013(Minimum Grade of C) or Graduate level ECO 2013(Minimum Grade of C) andUndergraduate level ECO 2023(Minimum Grade of C) or Graduate level ECO 2023(Minimum Grade of C) orUndergraduate level ECO 3003(Minimum Grade of C) or Graduate level ECO 3003(Minimum Grade of C) orTransient Exemption 1Credit Hours: 3Course Objectives and Student Learning Outcomes:As a result of successfully completing this course, the student shall understand, be able to explain, and comparatively differentiate: the classical and contemporary models and theories of economic development and international trade presented in the course, the relationships between a number of important problems facing the world and economic development, and the roles of market and state in policy-making within the context of economic development.Course Evaluation – Exams, Class Attendance/Participation, and Grading:The final grades that will be issued for this course are derived from the sum of the points that you receive on the three exams in aggregate, plus the class attendance/participation points that you receive. The total possible points for this course are 270.1
Exams:Exams will be administered promptly at the start of class. Exams will consist of 40 multiple choice/true-false questions covering the chapters, case studies, and lecture notes.Total Possible PointsExam 1: Feb 12 – Cps 1 – 4:80 ptsExam 2: Mar 26 – Cps 5 – 8:80 ptsExam 3: Apr 30* (7:00pm) – Cps 9 – 12:80 ptsClass Attendance/Participation:It is expected that you will attend each lecture. It is also expected that you will have read the material in the book in addition to the lecture notes provided for you prior to coming to class so that you may actively participate in class discussions. You are allowed to miss threeclasses before being penalized for your unexcused* absences. Each class you miss after the third, you will