WEEK 06 (Lecture outline)

WEEK 06 (Lecture outline) - equilibrium The Gender Gap:...

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DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS ECOS 3002 Second Semester, 2009 Week 6: The Central Roles of Education and Health Health and education are important objectives of development Health and education are also important components of growth and development Education and Health as Joint Investments for Development Greater health capital may improve the returns to investments in education Greater education capital may improve the returns to investments in health Improving Health and Education: Why Increasing Incomes Is Not Sufficient
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Investing in Health and Education: The Human Capital Approach (Figure 8.2) (Table 8.1) Child Labour Child labour is a widespread phenomenon The problem may be modelled using the “multiple equilibria” approach (Figure 8.3) Government intervention may be called for to move to a ‘better’
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Unformatted text preview: equilibrium The Gender Gap: Women and Education Young females receive less education than young males in nearly every LDC (Table 8.2) Consequences of gender bias in health and education 2 (Figure 8.4) Increase in family income does not always lead to better health and education Educational Systems and Development The political economy of educational supply and demand Social versus private benefits and costs (Figure 8.5) Health Systems and Development Measurement and distribution (Figure 8.10) (Figure 8.11) (Figure 8.12) (Figure 8.15) Disease burden (Box 8.3) 3 HIV and AIDS (Table 8.3) Malaria and parasitic worms Other tropical diseases (Table 8.4) Health Systems Policy for Development Health and productivity Health systems policy 4...
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WEEK 06 (Lecture outline) - equilibrium The Gender Gap:...

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