Sobre o conteúdo
This course is part of the SDG initiative
Programa de estudos
- Week 1 - Introduction into this course
Introduction to this course, the instructor and his team. We would also like to hear from you. In addition we introduce Political Economy. Provides a framework for analysing the interface between choices made in politics and economics and the nature of power i...
- Week 2 - Data used in Political Economy
Basic Data. Reviews the basic data of population, output and development used to make international comparisons between countries.
- Week 3 - Trust
Trust. Argues for the centrality of trust in explanations of differences in wealth and poverty between nations but highlights difficulties in measuring it and in explaining the direct of causality.
- Week 4 - Society and Fragmentation
Inequality and Fragmentation. Examines how society can be fragmented along lines of religion, language, ethnicity and income
- Week 5 - Governance
Governance. Argues that good governance provides a transparent and stable environment for risk assessment and decision-making and contributes to welfare and growth. The question is how to get it.
- Week 6 - Economic Development
Development Assistance. Assesses the motivations for development assistance but raises doubts about the extent to which it can overcome local issues.
- Week 6 - Final
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Richard Thomas Griffiths
Faculty of Humanities
Criador do conteúdo
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