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. Introduction: difference in the level and growth rates
2. Introduction to the growth models
3. Capital and investment
4. Neoclassical growth model
5. Endogenous growth models
6. Demand side (Keynesian) models of growth
7. Entrepreneurial growth and competitive growth
8. Technological progress
9.Population, employment, and human capital
10. Selected topics
1) institutional development
2) sustainable development
3) regional development
4) growth policy and strategy of development
11. Conclusion: future and economic growth
12. Workshop

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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