ENS760 Economic Development and Sustainable Livelihoods

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ENS760 Economic Development and Sustainable Livelihoods


You will learn about factors influencing the pace and quality of growth in developing countries includes: factor endowments; population growth; trade and investment; capital and national savings; agriculture and rural poverty and the process of industrialisation. The course takes a critical look at adequacy of neo-classical explanations of economic growth and examines if globalisation, debt reduction interventions and international trade rules are helping the world’s poor. The course uses tools and techniques including cost-benefit analysis, multi-criteria assessment methods and scenario analysis.

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Enrolled in Program AR700
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
Student contribution band:
Band 3
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

ENS760 Course Outline Semester 2, 2019 (PDF 132KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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