About Development Economics II
The course is to provide a brief overview of the development and underdevelopment of nations and outstanding development theories. It explores the principles, concepts and theories of that have been developed and applied by economists for the study of the problems of developing nations. In addition, it examines recent developments in theories of growth and transformation in the context of developing economies and concentrates on key areas of concern to those responsible for development policy. Furthermore, it will address the main challenges developing world faces and consider alternative polices and modern approaches that may contribute to stimulating growth and speeding economic development in less developed countries. Moreover, it introduces the student to some of the main development issues that have contributed to the development paths pursued by developing countries like Ethiopia.