Skip to main content

EC233 - Development Economics (Microeconomics)

  • Module code: EC233
  • Module name: Development Economics (Microeconomics)
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To introduce students to the key microeconomic issues facing developing economies. It is based on the modern analytical and empirical approach adopted by researchers, practitioners and international development institutions, with an emphasis on the most recent advances in the field.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to demonstrate their understanding of the key issues facing the poor in developing countries such as malnutrition and diseases, lack of education, gender inequality, or reduced access to credit and insurance. The students should also be able to use empirical evidence and economic reasoning to discuss the policies aimed at addressing these issues.

Timetabled teaching activities

20 Lecture hours and 4 Support and Feedback classes.

Departmental link

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/ec233

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: EC233-15)
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Problem Set 1 10%
  Problem Set 2 10%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 80%
VA (Visiting students only) Assessed work for visiting/exchange students 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L100) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (LM1H) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (LM1H) - 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
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MQ) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MS) - Year 4