ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH I

Course Information
TitleΟΙΚΟΝ.ΑΝΑΠΤ.& ΜΕΓΕΝΘ.Ι / ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH I
Code03ΥΕ01
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolEconomics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGrigorios Zarotiadis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID100000830

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600123158
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
Lectures166
Exams2
Total168
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination at the end of the semester, homework, oral presentations
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 Τσαλίκη Π., Πανεπιστημιακές σημειώσεις
Last Update
07-04-2016