Atanu Dey Summer 2009  MTWTh 10 – 11:30 AM Econ 171 -- Lecture 1 -- Atanu Dey
Introduction <ul><li>Atanu Dey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office Hours </li></ul></u...
Grading and Schedule <ul><li>Grading </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework  20 % </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Midterm  30 % </li></...
References <ul><li>Assigned Readings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will be posted on course website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Req...
Assignment for 22nd <ul><li>Watch the video presentation by Gregory Clark on Google video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See post o...
What is Development? <ul><li>Multidimensional </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Income and income growth, poverty, inequality and ineq...
Development Economics <ul><li>What explains the diversity, heterogeneity, disparities? – Positive analysis </li></ul><ul><...
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Econ171 Lecture 1

  1. 1. Atanu Dey Summer 2009 MTWTh 10 – 11:30 AM Econ 171 -- Lecture 1 -- Atanu Dey
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Atanu Dey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office Hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evans 697 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tue and Wed 2-4 PM </li></ul></ul></ul>Econ 171 -- Lecture 1 -- Atanu Dey
  3. 3. Grading and Schedule <ul><li>Grading </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework 20 % </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Midterm 30 % </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final 45 % </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Midterm July 16 th </li></ul><ul><li>Final Aug 13th </li></ul>Econ 171 -- Lecture 1 -- Atanu Dey
  4. 4. References <ul><li>Assigned Readings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will be posted on course website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Required to be read before the lecture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Book </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A Farewell to Alms by Gregory Clark </li></ul></ul>Econ 171 -- Lecture 1 -- Atanu Dey
  5. 5. Assignment for 22nd <ul><li>Watch the video presentation by Gregory Clark on Google video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See post on course blog at http://econ171.blogspot.com/ </li></ul></ul>Econ 171 -- Lecture 1 -- Atanu Dey
  6. 6. What is Development? <ul><li>Multidimensional </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Income and income growth, poverty, inequality and inequity, vulnerability, basic needs (health, education, nutrition), sustainability, and quality of life. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>An ideological concept </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agreement is difficult </li></ul></ul>Econ 171 -- Lecture 1 -- Atanu Dey
  7. 7. Development Economics <ul><li>What explains the diversity, heterogeneity, disparities? – Positive analysis </li></ul><ul><li>What should be done to achieve development </li></ul>Econ 171 -- Lecture 1 -- Atanu Dey

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