Economic Growth and Development

Aims of the course

Theoretical and analytical instruments to understand and to analyse the growth processes and to read a relevant literature. A combination of subjects of economic growth and economic development.

Course syllabus

1. Stylized facts on growth and development
2. Neoclassical growth models
3. Endogenous growth theory and the role of technology change
4. Endogenous growth theory: technology transfer and catch-up
5. Population and human capital and economic growth
6. Technology, tangible and intangible capital and growth
7. Trade, FDI and economic growth
8. Structural change and growth.
9. Financial development and growth
10.Institutions and growth
11. Political economy and growth.
12. Sustainable development and circular economy

Course director(s)

  • Office Hours
  • Wednesday at 9:00 in R-302
  • To avoid waiting in front of the door for your turn, please send an email, I will try to give you a more detailed time slot.
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