Courses: Africa Through an Economic Lens (ECONH349A01)
This course will primarily focus on a series of micro-economic issues within the framework of African economies and social structures. Topics may include the following: the influence of culture, religion, kinship networks, and intra-household bargaining on economic outcomes; health and nutrition outcomes and the challenges to future progress; moving beyond primary education for all; child fostering and its impact on human capital formation; the genesis of civil strife and its lasting impact on societies; risk and its influence on economic choices; methods of combating corruption; and government service delivery failures and ideas for future improvement.
Prerequisites: Economics 300
Fulfills: SO I
Haverford, Stokes 010