Graduate Development Economics – Spring 2013

This course covers leading research issues in Development Economics, with a particular focus on macroeconomic growth empirics, political economy, and human capital topics. It is taught at the level appropriate for Ph.D. students in Economics and related fields.


Global Poverty and Impact Evaluation, with African Case Studies – Spring 2013

This course explores the tools available for rigorously measuring the impact of international development and anti-poverty programs. The course describes a range of empirical methods, approaches and challenges, and illustrates them using a series of African case studies. Undergraduates enroll in 174, graduate students in 274.

Note: The lecture numbers on the Youtube playlist do not exactly correspond to the lecture numbers in the syllabus.

Ph.D. Student Development Economics Research Lunch Workshop – Spring 2013

The weekly student lunch workshop provides opportunities for graduate students in Economics, Agricultural and Resource Economics, and other related fields to present their ongoing research to faculty and other students in the development economics community on campus. 

Development Economics Seminar – Fall 2013

The Development Economics seminar hosts speakers presenting their recent research on both empirical and theoretical topics in the field of Development Economics. Speakers often include prominent scholars from around the U.S. and the world.