Prof. Judith Tendler
This course treats public-sector policies, programs, and projects that attempt to increase employment through development-promoting measures in the economic realm, through support and regulation. It discusses the types of initiatives, tasks, and environments that are most conducive to equitable outcomes, and emphasizes throughout the understandings gained about why certain initiatives work and others don’t.
Tendler, Judith, and Karin Brandt. 11.471 Targeting the Poor: Local Economic Development in Developing Countries, Spring 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-471-targeting-the-poor-local-economic-development-in-developing-countries-spring-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA