Economic Development

This page summarizes the course "Economic Development" for Summer 2018 semester only. This summary may not be compatible to the same course completed in a different semester.


Even in this modern world, more than 700 million people live under absolute poverty. This course provides, from both theoretical and quantitative perspective, an insight into poverty, and its counterpart -- inequality. It also covers the traditional and modern concepts of development, various approaches of measuring development, classic theories in this field, institutional factors, tax optimization, and other related issues. Moreover, the economic development and related issues in Bangladesh and South Asia are focused. The course is concluded with a discussion on what might happen in the near and distant future if the development of the human civilization continues. 

This course requires good mathematical skills, including differential calculus. 


After successfully completing this course, students should be able to:

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