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380.756.01 POVERTY, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND HEALTH

Cancelled

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
4th term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  8:30 - 10:20am
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Introduces students to leading theories in economic development and in the macroeconomic determinants of the health of populations, communities, and individuals. Reviews both historical and current cases to answer the following questions: What is economic development? How does economic development occur? Which aspects of development improve and which aspects are detrimental to human health? Can policymakers plot more “hygienic” plans for economic development? Do investments in health and family planning cause economies to prosper?

Methods of Assessment:

Weekly Assignments and Final Exams

Instructor Consent:

No consent required