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Master of Science in Economics and Development
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Human Development and International Cooperation


Year: 1

Semester: I

Instructor: Mario Biggeri

The course covers theories, objectives and instruments as well as the analysis of the economic and social effects of international cooperation programs, economic aid and development projects. The course is structured into four parts. Following some introductory lectures on the changing landscape of international cooperation and general theoretical and descriptive data analysis, the course examines theoretical models and empirical issues regarding international aid for development will be presented (part A,B), then the course addresses the key elements the of the Human Development Paradigm and Amartya Sen’s capability approach (part C). The last part (D) is devoted to research methods, impact evaluations and case studies. Several seminars will also be held during the course.


last update: 23-July-2018
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