– Introduction to development economics: Meaning of development, Historic growth and contemporary development.
– Important theories of Economic Development: Rostow Model; Lewis Model; Ranis &Fei Model; Leibenstein’s Investment criteria; Rosenstein, Rodan and Harrod-Domar Model; Low-level equilibrium trap; Balanced and unbalanced growth.
– Growth, Poverty and Income distribution
– Economics of population and development
– Urbanization and rural-urban migration
– Agricultural transformation and rural development
– Health, Education and Development
– Development Planning: Theory and Practice
– Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
– Poverty and Health
– Aid for Health

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