Skip to Content

Economic Development and World Economic Order - ECON857

This unit is concerned with the relevance of historical experience to the problems confronting developing countries today; economic and social factors affecting the development process; population and economic development; education, human capital and development; income distribution and poverty; agriculture modernisation and growth; urban-rural dichotomy; the relationship between equality and development; and trade, aid and development. The unit is also likely to be useful to non-economics (eg, sociology, anthropology, philosophy) students.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

2018 - Next offered in 2018

Staff Contact(s): Mr Craig MacMillan

ECON632 or ECON633 or ECON649 or (admission to MAppAnth or MDevCult or MGlobalHlthDevStud or MDevStudGlobalHlth or MDevStud or MPH) Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):



Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Economics

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
Need help? Ask us.