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ECON 455 A4 - Economics: Poverty Alleviation

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


This course examines which policies are effective for alleviating poverty, which are not, and why. The course will have a strong methodological and analytical component, focus on why interventions and policies work, and how to establish evidence on the effectiveness of specific interventions and policies. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: ECON 202; ECON 302; MATH 220/MATH 221 or other Calculus course are required.

Special Instructions:

***THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE OFFERED IN SPRING 2020********************RESTRICTED TO MSPE STUDENTS*****************Graduate students enrolled in this section will have to submit an additional paper or complete an additional project beyond the other course requirements for this course. See instructor for further details.

Academic Program Restrictions:

MS:Economics:Policy Econ -UIUC

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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