Module Identifier EC36320  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Dr Reza Arabsheibani  
Semester Intended for use in future years  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Pre-Requisite EC31510 , EC30230 or, EC31310 and  
Course delivery Lecture   20 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   6 Hours  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam3 Hours  75%
Semester Assessment 1500 - 2000 words  25%

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
By the end of the course students should:


The aim of this module is to provide students with an advanced understanding of individual behaviour in Less Developed Countries. The emphasis is on microeconomic decisions such as migration, sharecropping or lending under conditions that are somewhat different compared to the familiar neoclassical theory. Macroeconomic topics such as the debt crisis and adjustment will also be looked at.

Reading Lists

** Essential Reading
Debraj Ray (1998) Development Economics Princeton University Press
** Recommended Text
G M Meier and J E Rauch (2000) Leading Issues in Development Economics 7th edition. Oxford
M P Todaro (2000) Economic Development 7th edition. Longmans


This module is at CQFW Level 6