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EC205 - Development Economics (Macroeconomics)

  • Module code: EC205
  • Module name: Development Economics (Macroeconomics)
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to introduce students to the problems and features of developing economies, and it is based on the modern analytical quantitative approach adopted by the main international development institutions, with an emphasis on the most recent advances in the field.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the macroeconomic aspect of developing countries like growth, inequalities, poverty, International trade. The lectures are mostly theoretical aiming to build economic and econometric skills; communicate their knowledge and understanding to others using seminar presentations and an essay; demonstrate they have extended their core skills in economic analysis and quantitative methods and able to apply this skill in the analysis of problems typical of a developing and less developed economy; demonstrate they have learned to search for relevant literature to approach this information critically and to address key questions on development from a Macroeconomic perspective.

Timetabled teaching activities

20 Lecture hours and 4 Support and Feedback classes.

Departmental link

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/ec205

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: EC205-15)
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Assignment 20%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 80%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed Visiting/Exchange PART YEAR ONLY 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
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  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MJ) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MM) - Year 4
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  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 3
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  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 4
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