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  • Course No: HS 502
  • Course: MA in Development Studies
  • Semester: None
  • Title: Development and Growth : Theoretical Perspective
  • Stream: Economics
  • Description:

    Concepts of economic development and economic growth; diverse structures and common characteristics of developing economies; Indices of economic development; historical growth and contemporary perspectives, lessons and controversies.

     

    Theories, models and strategies for economic development: Schumpeter�s Analysis, Rostow�s Stages of Economic growth, doctrine of balanced growth, concept of unbalanced growth, �Big push� theory, critical minimum efforts thesis, Harrod-Domer model, Lewis model of economic growth.

     

    Texts:�

     

    1. M.P Todaro, Development Economics, Pearson, 9th edition, 2006.

    2.� G.M Meier and J.E. Rauch, Leading Issues in economic Development, 8th edition, OUP, 2004

    3. A.P Thirlwal, Growth and Development, 8th edition, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

     

    References:

     

    1. D. Roy, Development Economics, OUP, 1999.

    2. R.J. Barro, and X S Martin, Economic Growth, 2nd edition,PHI, 2004.

  • Text:

    M.P Todaro, Development Economics, Pearson, 9th edition, 2006.^$^ G.M Meier and J.E. Rauch, Leading Issues in economic Development, 8th edition, OUP, 2004^$^A.P Thirlwal, Growth and Development, 8th edition, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006

  • Course References:

    D. Roy, Development Economics, OUP, 1999.^$^R.J. Barro, and X S Martin, Economic Growth, 2nd edition,PHI, 2004