ECON3015 - Economics of Growth

Term 2



Aims: 

The aim of this module is to study the determinants of economic growth, as well as explanations for the current wide disparity of income levels across countries.

Objectives:

At the end of their study students will:

  • have knowledge of basic theories of growth
  • have noted actual patterns of growth in advanced economies
  • be aware of the problems of testing growth theory predictions against data


Taught by:
Hyejin Ku
Assessment: The course comprises 20 hours of lectures and 4 compulsory tutorial classes with accompanying exercises. There will be a 2-hour unseen written examination in Term 3.
Suitable for:
3rd year Economics (L100) students. Also available to 3rd year Econ/Geog
(LL17) & Phil/Econ (VL51) students; and Econ/Stats (LG13) & Math/Econ
(G1L1/G1LC) students.
Prerequisites: Students must have taken ECON2001 and ECON2004 or ECON2601.
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