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OAEE 2040 - Economic Development in Latin America

Type d'enseignement : Seminar

Semester : Autumn 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English

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Pre-requisite

None

Course Description

This course presents the development trajectory of Latin America and its relation with the international economy. It discusses policy approaches to economic challenges through the study of Latin American history and economic thinking. It also surveys selected contemporary issues and debates, highlighting the challenges of attaining further regional integration, sustainable growth and sustainable development. The goal of the course is to deepen students' understanding of the Latin American development process and economic challenges focusing on the study of the trade and financial relations with the world economy, the obstacles to development and the economic cycles, including the recent economic expansion. The course also intends to familiarise the student with the current debates on a number of Latin American countries.

Teachers

TORIJA ZANE, Edgardo (Economist)

Course validation

Mid-term exam (short essay, 5-10 pages). Final exam (take-home exam, 3h).

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