• This is the course blog for Introduction to Economic Development [ECON 3508] offered in the Autumn term, 2015 at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. It will include abbreviated versions of the Power Point presentations and some notes that will be used during the course. The Course Outline and Reading List plus all other administrative announcements and matters will be posted. Additional general sources are also included under the page title “Sources.”

VIII.B. DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE

Power Point Presentation: ECON 3508 VIII.B Development Assistance

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VII. D. and E. TRADE STRATEGIES AND DEVELOPMENT; REGIONAL INTEGRATION

Power Point Presentation: ECON 3508  VII D and E Trade Policies for Development

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VII. B. and C. TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT: AND PRIMARY COMMODITY TRADE

Power Point Presentation: Econ 3508 VII B and C Trade and Development

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VII. A INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT: THE “GLOBALIZATION” PHENOMENON

Power Point Presentation: ECON 3508 VII A Globalization and Development

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VI C. NATIONAL MIGRATION

Power Point Presentation: ECON 3508 VI C.  National  Migration

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VI B. URBANIZATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Power Point Presentation: ECON 3508 VI B. Urbanization

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Mathare Valley, Nairobi Kenya

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VI.A AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Reading: See Textbook, Chapter 9, pp.437-453, 456-462, and 468-476

Presentation: VI A. AGRICULTURE and RURAL DEVELOPMENT

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LISTING OF CONCEPTS AND TERMS FOR REVIEW

LISTING OF CONCEPTS AND TERMS FOR REVIEW for
ECON 3508, 2015,  Introduction to Economic Development

Updated, December 7, 2015

Full Document is here: Listing of Terms, 2015

This list was compiled mainly by E. Newman-Grigg, with additions and some deletions by A, Ritter. It is based on the listings of terms at the end of each chapter in the course text book and modified in the light of the class lectures and Power Point Presentations.
Its purpose is to assist in the study of the processes of development examined in this course.

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V. MARKET, PLAN, THE STATE AND CIVIL SOCIETY

Power Point Presentation: V Market Mechanism, Role of the State …..

Readings: Textbook, Chapter 11, pp. 5541-546 and 554-582

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IV.D.2 HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT: A NOTE ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Power Point Presentation:  ECON 3508 IV.D.2  A Note on Entrepreneurship

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