Instructor: Alessandro Cigno
Advanced microeconomics course, focused on the problems of developing countries. Particular attention is given to the role of subsistence constraints and information asymmetries in credit markets, insurance and labor. The issues of child labor and infant mortality are treated in depth.
Bardhan, P. and C. Udry (1999, 2001), Development Microeconomics, Oxford University Press
Cigno, A. and F. C. Rosati (2005, 2006), The Economics of Child Labour, Oxford University Pres