|Course code: 176710||Subject title: DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS|
|Credits: 6||Type of subject: Optative||Year: 5||Period: 1º S|
|GARCIA PRADO, ARIADNA MARÍA (Resp)||ECHAVARRI AGUINAGA, REBECA|
Development and Cooperation.
Development, Economic growth and Poverty reduction are the outcomes of a complex set of interactions across the entire range of economic policies and institutions. From this perspective, "Development Economics" must have a very broad meaning. During this course, we will study a variety of cross-cutting themes such as poverty, inequality, corruption, the access to financial markets, the functioning of institutions as well as the methodology to monitor and evaluate the impact of development programs.
CG01. Analytical capacity.
CG02. Planning and organization skills
CG04. Writing and speaking in English.
CG07. Solving problems skills
CG09. Teamwork skills
CG11. International work.
CG12. Ability to relate at the personal and professional level
CG14. Critical judgement and self-criticism
GG17. Autonomous learning.
CG23. Sensibility towards social and environmental problems
CE02. Identify sources for relevant economic data and information.
CE03. Interpret and analyse microeconomic and macroeconomic data.
CE04.Use scientific tools and professional criteria to analyse economic problems.
CE05.Write advising reports on local, national or international economic issues or on sectorial analysis.
CE06.Write economic projects at regional, national or international level.
CE08. Identify and anticipate relevant economic problems related to the allocations of resources.
CE10. Evaluate consequences of different alternatives and select the best ones according to the objectives.
R_MDC_01. Identify and analyze problems related to development from an economic perspective
R_MDC_02: Understand and express statements about economic and development policies in a proper and rigorous way.
R_MDC_06: Evaluate and propose development policies from the perspective of efficiency, equity and sustainability
R_MDC_07: Knowledge and analysis of the institutional frame within which development and cooperation policies take place.
R_MDC_09: Analyze economic cases on growth and development with a retrospective perspective.
|Methodology/Activity||hours at the classroom||hours out of the classroom|
|A-1 Participative lectures||18|
|A-2 Applied seminars||18|
|A-3 Debates, group discussion, office hours||18|
|A-4 Researching and writing about a selected topic on development||30|
|A-5 Reading complementary material||20|
|A-6 Individual study||30|
|A-7 Exams and case studies||06|
|A-8 Individual office hours||10|
|CG01,CG04, CG14, CG15, CG23, CG24, CE08, CE10||A-1 Participative lectures|
|CG01,CG02,CG04, CG06, CG09, CG12, CG14, CG15, CB4||A-2 Applied seminars and presentations|
|CG01,CG04, CG14, CG15||A-3 Debates, group discussion, office hours|
|CG01,CG02, CG04, CG06, CG07, CG14, CG15, CB5, CE02, CE05||A-4 Researching and writing about a selected topic on development|
|CG01,CG01,CG06, CG14, CG15||A-5 Reading complementary material|
|CG01,CG02, CG14, CG15||A-6 Individual study|
|CG01,CG07, CG14, CG15||A-7 Exams and case studies|
|CG02, CG14, CG15||A-8 Individual office hours|
This course is offered in Spanish and English.
|Learning outcomes||Evaluation method||Weight (%)||Recoverable|
|R_MDC_01 and R_MDC_09||Essay and Exercises||30%||Yes|
|R_MDC_07||Participation and Debates||5%||No|
The subject focuses in three main parts, dealing first with key development dimensions such as Poverty ( Health, Education and Environment) and Inequality ( Social Exclusion and gender), secondly with development and institutions and finally with the methodology to evaluate the impact of development programs. The detail of the agenda is described below (Agenda).
First Part. Development Dimensions
Chapter 1: Development Perspectives
Chapter 2: Poverty
Chapter 3: Inequality
3.2. Social Exclusion
Second Part: Development and Institutions
Chapter 4: Corruption and Institutions
Chapter 5: From Development Aid and Conditionality to Sustainable Development
Chapter 6: Empowerment and access to market programs
Third Part: Impact Evaluation of Social Development Programs
Chapter 7: Monitoring and Process Evaluation
Chapter 8: Impact Evaluation of Social Programs
UPNA; Campus de Arrosadía.