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PSCI 565 Political Economy of Development

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  • Fall 2018
    Alexander Lee
    Fall 2018 — T 17:00 - 19:40
    Course Syllabus

    This course surveys selected topics in the extensive literature on political and economic development. We will focus on differences in formal and informal institutions across countries. Topics will include the determinants of economic growth, the modernization hypothesis, distributional conflict, government corruption, the success and failure of states to deliver of public goods, among others.

  • Spring 2017
    Alexander Lee
    Spring 2017 — W 16:50 - 19:30
    Course Syllabus

    This course surveys selected topics in the extensive literature on political and economic development. We will focus on differences in formal and informal institutions across countries. Topics will include the determinants of economic growth, the modernization hypothesis, distributional conflict, government corruption, the success and failure of states to deliver of public goods, among others.

  • Fall 2014
    Robin Harding, Alexander Lee
    Fall 2014 — W 14:45 - 17:25
    Course Syllabus

    This course surveys selected topics in the extensive literature on political and economic development. We will focus on differences in formal and informal institutions across countries. Topics will include the determinants of economic growth, the modernization hypothesis, distributional conflict, government corruption, the success and failure of states to deliver of public goods, among others.

  • Spring 2012
    Avidit Acharya
    Spring 2012 — TR

    T 16:50-18:05, R 14:00-15:15

    This course surveys selected topics in the extensive literature on political and economic development. We will focus on differences in formal and informal institutions across countries. Topics will include the determinants of economic growth, the modernization hypothesis, distributional conflict, government corruption, the success and failure of states to deliver of public goods, among others.