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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
Political Economy of Development - Columbia University
January 27, 2014
My goal is to get students to think critically about development theory and practice. A slight majority of examples and readings will be drawn from sub-Saharan Africa, in part give the course some focus, and in part because it is my area of expertise. But in I will also bring in a considerable amoun...
Inequality and Development in a Globalizing World (Syllabus) – Williams College
August 31, 2012
This course introduces students to the relations among growth, inequality and globalization of economic markets, with a focus on implications for the developing world.
Global Poverty: Challenges and Hopes in the New Millennium (Syllabus) – University of California, Berkeley
August 29, 2012
This introductory course teaches students about dominant paradigms of development and welfare, and situates such paradigms in the 20th century history of capitalism and liberal democracy.
Economics of Poverty (Syllabus) – Tulane University
August 28, 2012
This course presents an overview of poverty analysis and how it is applied by multilateral organizations.
Inequality and Poverty in Latin America (Syllabus)
October 11, 2011
This course aims to develop a broad understanding of the dynamics of inequality and poverty in Latin America and how market forces and government policies affect those dynamics.
Microeconomics of Development, Tufts University (Syllabus)
August 09, 2010
The goal of this course is to better understand the microeconomic foundations of development issues in poor countries, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa. The course will first focus on microeconomic theory as a framework for analyzing households’ and policymakers’ behavior.
International Economic Development Policy, Georgetown University (Syllabus)
August 09, 2010
This course surveys the literature on the key determinants of economic development. We start by considering some of the factors that drive economic growth, poverty and inequality. The course then moves on to other key topics in international development including international trade, globalization,...