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Development Economics

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Why are some countries rich and others poor? This fundamental question has been on the mind of economists since Adam Smith wrote "The Wealth of Nations" in 1776.

This is a full course that covers all the major issues and developments in the field of development economics. Unlike typical college courses, we will take you to the frontier of the discipline, covering recent research as well as more established material.

This course is non-technical and is accessible to a beginner. If you pass the final exam, you will earn our "Development Economics" certificate on your profile.

Feel free to either go through the entire course or if you prefer, pick and choose videos of interest.

Taught by

Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok


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    Baburam Timsina
    Excellent curriculum ! It's well tailored and has make me learn great insights. Anyone having a genuine interest on Development Economics can truly benefit.

    Baburam Timsina
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    Michael Ayodele Akinsuyi

    Michael Ayodele Akinsuyi completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    This is really a great work I must say, the explanations were thorough and succinct. It is a must for every student with economics oriented discipline.
  • Navarsh Kumar is taking this course right now.

    The course will make me able to understand the basics and beyond of development Economics concept. On top of that, I am exisiting about to take it
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