03 ECON 383 Lecture 3

03 ECON 383 Lecture 3 - 01 ECON 383 Lecture 2 - Wednesday,...

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01 ECON 383 Lecture 2 - Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Lecture Note –Chapter 1 Economics, institutions, and development: A Global Perspective 1) What is the meaning development? 2) How do we measure economic development? 3) Is economic growth same as economic development? 4) What are the causes of extreme poverty? How do we measure poverty? 5) Is rapid population growth threatening the economic progress of developing nations? 6) What is so bad high levels of inequality? 7) What do you expect to learn from this course? Preview - Methodological Approach in Studying Economic Development - The Nature and Scope of Development Economics o Why Study Development economics? Some Critical Questions o The Important Role of Values in Development Economics - What Do We Mean by Development? o Traditional Economic Measures o The New Economic View of Approach o Amartya Sen’s “Capability” Approach - Measurement of Poverty and inquality.
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course ECON 383 taught by Professor Nafeezfatima during the Fall '11 term at Waterloo.

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03 ECON 383 Lecture 3 - 01 ECON 383 Lecture 2 - Wednesday,...

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