Fall 2014  |  AFRO 3433 Section 001: Economic Development in Contemporary Africa (34698)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Discussion
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
UMNTC Liberal Education Requirement
Meets With:
APEC 3061 Section 001
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/02/2014 - 12/10/2014
Mon, Wed 01:30PM - 02:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Carlson School of Management L-118
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Major socio-economic challenges that confront post-independence sub-Saharan African countries in quest for sustainable economic development/growth. Causes of persistent poverty/inequality, role of institutions/multinational agencies. Growth in 21st century.
Class Description:
This course examines major socio-economic challenges that confront post-independent sub-Saharan African countries in their quest for sustainable economic development and growth. We will discuss topics such as causes of persistent poverty and inequality; the role of institutions and multinational agencies, as well as governance in African societies. Finally, we will examine the prospects for development and growth in the 21st Century. This course is reading intensive.
Textbooks:
https://bookstore-prd.umn.edu/course-lookup/34698/1149
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
20 May 2014

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