POLICIES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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

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

Registered students: 113
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
OIKONOMIASCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)846
DIOIKĪSĪ EPICΗEIRĪSEŌNSpecial Election846

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600178432
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
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)
1. Political economy and the role of the state in the development process 2. Economic and sectoral policies on poverty and inequality: i. Urban - rural priorities ii. Land policies iii. Health policies iv. Education policies v. Price interventions vi. Immigration policies vii. Development assistance viii. The role of institutions 3. Direct interventions against poverty: i. Social protection policies ii. Incentives and targeting iii. Targeted transfer payments iv. Other targeted policies 4. Reversal / exploitation policies of negative / positive macroeconomic externalities 5. Sustainable Natural Resource Management Policies. 6. Trade development policy - traditional protectionism and policies to enhance competitiveness in terms of use value. 7. Capital attraction and investment policies. 8. Macroeconomic development policy - Australian model.
Keywords
Economic Under-development, 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)
1. Γ. Ζαρωτιάδης, Δ. Μάρδας, Βιομηχανική Ανάπτυξη – Βιομηχαική Πολιτική στη Σύγχρονη Πραγματικότηα, εκδ. Μάρκου Ι. Γ. & ΣΙΑ, Θεσσαλονίκη 2017. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 59377408. 2. M. Gillis, D. Perkins, M. Roemer, Οικονομική της Ανάπτυξης, τ. Ι΄, εκδ. Τυπωθήτω, Αθήνα 2011. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 12990895.
Additional bibliography for study
Ρέππας Π. Α., "Οικονομική Ανάπτυξη - Θεωρίες & Στρατηγικές" Παπακωνσταντινίδης Λ., "Στρατηγική Οικονομικής & Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης", Εκδόσεις Τυπωθήτω
Last Update
16-12-2021