Spring 2017  |  AFRO 3433 Section 001: Economic Development in Contemporary Africa (51569)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
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
 
01/17/2017 - 05/05/2017
Tue, Thu 04:00PM - 05:15PM
UMTC, West Bank
Anderson Hall 350
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. prereq: APEC 1101 or ECON 1101
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?tokediji+AFRO3433+Spring2016
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:
http://www.bookstores.umn.edu/buybooks.cgi?deptlookup=1&search=AFRO3433~001&term=1173
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
20 May 2014

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