Dr. Priya Vij
Last Update September 17, 2021
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About This Course

Large differences in income across countries has motivated studies of economic growth and development. The aim of the course is provide students with an understanding of the immense and varied economic challenges facing the world’s impoverished and developing economies in general, and what practical and effective policies can be implemented to address these challenges.


101 Lessons

Unit 1: Classifications with characterizations of developing nations

Unit 1:Environment as a luxury or a necessity & UNSDGs

Unit 2: Measures of inequality: Lorenz Curve

Unit 2: Masures of inequality: Gini co-efficient

Unit 2: 2.4-poverty, inequality and development

Unit 3: 3.2 Harris-Todaro model of rural-urban migration

Unit 3: 3.4 Balanced vs un-balanced growth theory & Nurkse and Rosenstein-Rodan versions

Unit 4: 2: 4.1 knife edge equilibrium

Unit 4: 4.2 Solow-Swan Model

Unit 4: 4.3 Applications of growth model with empirical evidence

Unit 5: 5.1 Structure of world’s population

Unit 5: 5.2 Malthusian population trap & criticism

Unit 5:5.3 Microeconomic theory of fertility, consequences of high fertility

Unit 5: 5.3 Enke’s work with Simon’s challenge

Unit 6: 6.1 Dualism & process of cumulative causation

Unit 6: 6.2 International Inequality and Centre-periphery models

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Dr. Priya Vij

Assistant Professor

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I'am Masters of Business Economics from Panjab University, Chandigarh and Ph.D in Management from Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar . I' am UGC NET qualified and have academic work experience of more than 11 years, working with Punjab Technical University, Panjab University, Amity University, GD Goenka University and currently associated with Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies.
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