107年第1學期-1924 經濟發展 課程資訊
本課程名額為 75人，已有19 人選讀，尚餘名額56人。
A theoretical and empirical examination of economic growth and income differences between countries. Focuses on both the historical experience of countries that are currently rich and the process of catch-up among poor countries.
Topics include population growth, accumulation of physical and human capital, technological change, natural resources, income distribution, geography, government, and culture.
Development Economics is a course involving the problems and policies of those countries that have not yet reached the level of economic well being observed in the western world. At the completion of this course, students will have a better idea of what is meant by “developing countries” and “development.” Students will also be familiar with several theories of development, and what implications they have for this important part of the world. Finally, students will have a better understanding of a number of topics that shed light on the development process, including poverty, inequality, education, international issues, the role of the government, environment and population issues.
The primary text for this course is Economic Growth (third edition) by David N. Weil.