Lecture 1 - Lecture 1 Introduction on Poverty Instructor:...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 1 Introduction on Poverty Instructor: Dr. Jin WANG Feb 9 th , 2011 Course Contacts ¡ Instructor: Dr. Jin WANG (email: sojinwang@ust.hk ) ¢ Office Hour: Fridays 15:00-16:00 Room 3364 ¡ Teaching Assistants: ¢ Miss Ting CHEN (email: ctxad@ust.hk ) ¢ Mr Jiyun XIN (email: xjy@ust.hk ) ¡ Course website: http://lmes.ust.hk Course Requirements ¡ 10% Class Attendance and Participation ¡ 20% Two Assignments: 10% each ¢ Late problem sets will NOT be accepted ¡ 30% Mid-term Exam: ¢ in class March 23 rd , Wednesday ¡ 40% Final Exam: to be arranged by ARRO Course Policy ¡ The exams will cover lecture notes, required readings and all materials presented in the class. ¡ NO make-up exam, except for CRITICAL medical reasons with doctor’s formal letter. ¢ The make-up exam, if any, will be in essay writing format. ¡ Plagiarism and cheating in any form is NOT allowed. Textbook ¡ Pete Alcock, Understanding Poverty, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, 3rd edition ¢ from the perspective of developed countries ¡ Abhijit Banerjee, Roland Bénabou, Dilip Mookherjee, Understanding Poverty, Oxford University Press, 2006 ¢ from the perspective of developing countries Useful E-resources on Poverty ¡ Hong Kong’s Poverty Research ¢ http://www.censtatd.gov.hk/ ¢ http://www.legco.gov.hk/general/english/sec/library/list_of_r pt/es.htm ¢ http://www.legco.gov.hk/general/english/sec/library/list_of_r pt/ws.htmpt/ws....
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