The course aims at analyzing the theoretical approaches and the determinants of economic growth.
Upon completion of the course, students acquire a better understanding of the concept of economic development and the factors that favor / mitigate the successful implementation of development policies.
DK – MT
Development Definition and Evaluation
Theories of Economic Development (I)
Theories of Economic Development (II)
The Notion of De-Growth
Determinants of Economic Development (I)
Determinants of Economic Development (II)
Globalization and Economic Development
International Trade and Economic Development
FDI and Economic Development
Public Debt and Economic Development
Governance and Economic Development
Processes of Economic Transformation
Students’ evaluation is based on final written exams (maximum grade: 10 points; weight 70% in calculating the final grade) and one take-home personal assignment (maximum grade: 10 points; weight: 30% in calculating the final grade).
The grade of the final written exams is valid for the winter examination period (January – February 2021). The grade of the take-home personal assignment is valid for both the winter (January – February 2021) and the re-examination (August – September 2021) period.
The course is elective.
English is the course language.
Supplementary material (i.e. presentations, notes, papers) are uploaded to the e-class platform.
It is possible to take the final written exam either in Greek or in English.
It is possible to write the take-home personal assignment either in Greek or in English.
The take-home personal assignment is submitted in a day that is going to be set by the tutors.
Students are requested to keep the course procedure harmonious.
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