POLICIES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Course Information
TitleΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΕΣ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗΣ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗΣ / POLICIES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Code12ΥΗ07
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
SchoolEconomics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorGrigorios Zarotiadis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600000442

Programme of Study: UPS School of Economics (2013-today)

Registered students: 108
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
OIKONOMIASCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)846
DIOIKĪSĪ EPICΗEIRĪSEŌNSpecial Election846

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600098911
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand the basic concepts of economic growth, will experience the evolution of theories of development and underdevelopment, we understand the causes of inequality gaps and discuss specific policy tools to assist development policy in the light of socially and environmentally sustainable development.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Meaning and features of underdevelopment . Overview of the main theories of underdevelopment underdevelopment of interpretations offered and potential way out of it. Economic and sociological theories of underdevelopment : theories of economic dualism , modernization theories of underdevelopment . Theories huge boost to the vicious cycle of foreign trade. Radical theories of development and underdevelopment : the classical theories of imperialism , imperialism newer theories , structuralist theories of imperialism. Neo-Marxist theories : dependency theories of unequal exchange uneven development , theory of the world system . The key features , limitations and the contribution of each theory in the development process . Experiences underdevelopment : case study countries and their particularities . Balanced and unbalanced growth. Strategies for employment growth. Strategies against Poverty Approach to Growth with Equality . Barriers to the economic growth. Empirical Investigation of the convergence of their economies . Economic Development and Environment .
Keywords
Economic Undedevelopment, Development policy
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1665.9
Exams20.1
Total1686
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination at the end of the semester, homework, oral presentations. Explicitly defined evaluation criteria do not exist - the assessment concerns the knowledge of issues developed during the lectures.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Gillis M., Perkins D.H., Roemer M., Snodgras D.R., "Οικονομική της Ανάπτυξης", Εκδόσεις Gutenberg.
Additional bibliography for study
Ρέππας Π. Α., "Οικονομική Ανάπτυξη - Θεωρίες & Στρατηγικές" Παπακωνσταντινίδης Λ., "Στρατηγική Οικονομικής & Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης", Εκδόσεις Τυπωθήτω
Last Update
30-12-2016