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Title: Economic Growth
Course Section Number: ECO-277-01
Department: Economics
Description: Why are some nations richer than others? Does technological progress contribute to higher productivity and incomes? Why is living standard in some countries higher than in others? Why have several Asian economies been growing so quickly over the recent decades? What are the sources of improving our material wellbeing in the long run? This course will provide students with some answers to these and similar questions. The students will gain understanding of the basic principles of economic growth. They will learn to apply economic way of thinking to questions concerning the expanding economies over long time horizons. Topics include the role of technology in growth, accumulation of human and physical capital, population growth, government policies to promote growth, environmental limitations and culture and economic growth.
Credits: 1.00
Start Date: January 17, 2022
End Date: May 7, 2022
Meeting Information: 01/17/2022-05/06/2022 Lecture Monday, Wednesday, Friday 08:00AM - 08:50AM, Baxter Hall, Room 311
Faculty: Mikek, Peter
Requisite Courses: Prerequisite: ECO-101

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