Course Information
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorPersefoni Tsaliki
Course ID100001418

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

Registered students: 626
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course325

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • 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
Reading Assigment20.1
Written assigments20.1
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. A. de Javry, E. Sadoulet, Οικονομική της Ανάπτυξης, εκδ. Γ. & Κ. Δαρδανός, Αθήνα 2020. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 94645243. 2. M.P. Todaro, St. C. Smith, Οικονομική της Ανάπτυξης, εκδ. Τζιόλα, Αθήνα 2014. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 33155988. 3. A.P. Thirwall, Μεγέθυνση και Ανάπτυξη, εκδ. Παπαζήση, Aθήνα 2013. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 68389430.
Additional bibliography for study
• Βαϊτσος, Κ. 2009. Αρχές Αναπτυξιακής Οικονομικής. Αθήνα, Εκδόσεις Κριτική. • Weil, N.D. 2012. Οικονομική Μεγέθυνση. Λευκωσία, Broken Hill Publishers Ltd. • World Bank (various years). World Development Report. Washington DC, The World Bank. • Our World in Data: • United Nations. 2015. Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. New York, United Nations. • Lin, J.Y. 2012. New Structural Economics. Washington DC, The World Bank. • Ocampo, J.A., Rada, C. and Taylor, L. 2009. Growth and Policy in Developing Countries: A Structuralist Approach. New York, Columbia University Press. • Ray, D. 2010. Uneven Growth: A Framework for Research in Development Economics, Journal of Economic Perspectives 24, No. 3, 45-60. • Lucas, R. 1990. Why Doesn't Capital Flow From Rich to Poor Countries?, American Economic Review 80, 92-96. • Erosa, Α., Koreshkova, Τ. and Restuccia, D. 2010. How Important Is Human Capital? A Quantitative Theory Assessment of World Income Inequality, Review of Economic Studies 77, 1421-1449. • Forbes, K. 2000. A Reassessment of the Relationship Between Inequality and Growth, American Economic Review 90, 869-887. • Mookherjee, D. and Ray, D. 2003. Persistent Inequality, Review of Economic Studies 70, 369-393. • Benabou, R. 2000. Unequal Societies: Income Distribution and the Social Contract, American Economic Review 90, 96-128. • Rodrik, D. 2013. The Past, Present, and Future of Economic Growth. Global Citizens Foundation, Working Paper 1. • Chen, S. and Ravallion, M. 2010. The Developing World is Poorer than we Thought, but no less Successful in the Fight against Poverty. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 125(4). • Milanovic, B. 2013. Global Income Inequality in Numbers: in History and Now, Global Policy, 4(2).
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