Courses: Africa Through an Economic Lens (ECONH349A01)

Fall 2010

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


Economics (Web site)

Taught By

Paul Cichello (Profile)


Haverford, Stokes 010

Meeting Times

MW 2:30-4:00