Prof. Balakrishnan Rajagopal
This introductory survey course is intended to develop an understanding of key issues and dilemmas of planning in non-Western countries. The issues covered by the course include state intervention, governance, law and institutions in development, privatization, participatory planning, decentralization, poverty, urban-rural linkages, corruption and civil service reform, trade and outsourcing and labor standards, post-conflict development and the role of aid in development.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. 11.701 Introduction to International Development Planning, Fall 2011. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-701-introduction-to-international-development-planning-fall-2011 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA