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This course introduces master’s students to the research literature in the political economy of development. The course aims to familiarise the student with central research topics in the field and introduce methodological tools used in the literature.

  • Completion method: contact teaching
  • Schedule: can be found in Course Page and Sisu
  • Study materials: can be found in Moodle
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Please register for the course in the UH Sisu with your UH username. Further instructions (link to be added here later).

    • Code: no equivalent code

    • Target groups: MSc / rMSc

    • Credit points: 5

    • Credit transfer: apply for inclusion in Sisu

    Further instructions (link to be added here later)

    • Code: no equivalent code

    • Target groups: MSc / rMSc

    • Credit points: 5 cr

    • Credit transfer: apply for inclusion in Sisu

    Further instructions (link to be added here later)

    • Code: ECOM-449

    • Target groups: MSc / rMSc

    • Credit points: 5

    • Please contact your supervisor/program director to be sure that the course credit can be counted towards your degree

    • Credit transfer: please apply for credit transfer according to your home university’s procedures

    Further instructions (link to be added here later).

After the course, the student should:

  • Be able to solve typical models of political economics.
  • Understand empirical methods in the study of the political economy of development
  • Have a better understanding of political economy reasons for economic underdevelopment