Fall 2021  |  PA 5503 Section 001: Economics of Development (25807)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Partially Online
Class Attributes:
Online Course
Enrollment Requirements:
PA 5501 or &5501
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/07/2021 - 12/15/2021
Tue, Thu 02:30PM - 03:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 184
 
09/07/2021 - 12/15/2021
UMTC, West Bank
UMN ONLINE-HYB
Enrollment Status:
Open (16 of 28 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Economic growth, inequality, poverty, rural/urban labor markets, risk/insurance. Investments in human capital, credit markets, gender/household economics, governance/institutional issues. Microfinance, conditional cash transfers, labor/education policies. prereq: PA 5501 or concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in PA 5501
Class Notes:
PA 5503 will be offered as "HyFlex." Students may choose to either attend In Person or Remotely (synchronously online). MPP requires 3 or more credits from 5022, 5431, 5503, 5521, 5722, or 5805. http://classinfo.umn.edu/?assaad+PA5503+Fall2021
Class Description:
Student may contact the instructor or department for information.
Grading:

Homework Assignments and Written Reflections

Participation

Midterm Exam

Final Exam
Class Format:

80% Lecture

20% Discussion
Workload:

60 Pages Reading Per Week

12 Homework Assignments

12 Reflections on Readings

2 Exams
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/25807/1219
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/assaad_PA5503_Fall2018.docx (Fall 2018)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/assaad_PA5503_Fall2016.pdf (Fall 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/assaad_PA5503_Fall2015.pdf (Fall 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
15 May 2015

ClassInfo Links - Fall 2021 5000 Level Public Affairs Classes Taught by Ragui Assaad

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