Credits: 3 credits
Students explore the macroeconomic theories and issues, internal and external challenges, and alternative policy options for sustainable economic development. Topics include a comparative analysis of the leading theories of economic growth, development and sustainability; lack of economic growth, poverty and income distribution; consequences of population growth and technological change; employment and migration, human capital, agriculture and rural development, international trade and commercial policy, foreign investment and aid; and global integration, economic transition and environmental degradation.
Prerequisite: Admission to MEEM or MScEEM or approval of degree committee.
Note: Students cannot receive credit for both ECON 6070 and ESMN 6070.
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