Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues and Policy Models

Photograph of a woman with stacks of food and medicinal supplies.

In one of the Calcutta Rescue makeshift clinics. (Image courtesy of noborders2 on Flickr.)

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MIT Course Number

14.771

As Taught In

Fall 2008

Level

Graduate

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Topics include productivity effects of health, private and social returns to education, education quality, education policy and market equilibrium, gender discrimination, public finance, decision making within families, firms and contracts, technology, labor and migration, land, and the markets for credit and savings.

Olken, Benjamin, Esther Duflo, and Abhijit Banerjee. 14.771 Development Economics: Microeconomic Issues and Policy Models, Fall 2008. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-771-development-economics-microeconomic-issues-and-policy-models-fall-2008 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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