Development Economics

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.

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Runs approx 25.5 video hours

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Bottlenecks, Linkages and Intermediate Goods

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Can I earn a certificate?

Yes, if you pass the final exam, you will earn the "Development Economics" certificate on your MRUniversity profile. 

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