Advanced Development Economics (for Master's only)

This module is designed for students who have completed the first Development Economics graduate module in this department. It builds on the first module by:

  • providing a wider set of readings, with less of a South African focus (e.g. Sen's approach to poverty)
  • dealing with selected, more focused issues in development research (e.g. an institutional perspective on economic development)
  • further developing technical skills for empirical development research

The desired outcomes from this module are

  • a deepened understanding of the development process and different approaches to development
  • an improved ability to read and interpret advanced readings in development economics
  • developing empirical research skills in the development field.

Module presenters: Marisa von Fintel, Ronelle Burger and Servaas van der Berg

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12 Jul 2024
The international focus was on the US, with a key speaking engagement by Federal Reserve (Fed) Chair Jerome Powell and the headline inflation print important in shaping interest rate expectations. In Europe, the results and consequences of the French and UK elections stole the headlines. Locally, we saw parliament elect the chairs of various portfolio...

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