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ACE 557 M - Food, Poverty and Development

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Economic theory and empirical analyses are used to study economic development, emphasizing the structural transformation of an economy, poverty alleviation among households, improvement in food security and public policies to support those processes. Topics include poverty measurement, poverty dynamics, growth theory, and impact evaluation. Special attention is paid to the role of the agricultural sector and rural development. Course Information: 2 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: ACE 500 or ACE 501 or ECON 500 and basic econometrics.

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Restricted to ACE students or consent of instructor. Students are required to login and use Compass/Blackboard (compass2g.illinois.edu) in order to complete this course.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Spring


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