Home Page for Economic Growth and Development (EC375)

Fall 2012

 

SYLLABUS  

Here you will find the course syllabus with important dates and course requirements.

 

PROBLEMS SETS (Problems are from end of chapters in Weil.  Answers will be posted on due date.) 



 

#1.  Due on Tuesday, September 11: Chapter 1 # 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 (on page 24), Chapter 1 Appendix # A.2 (on page 28), and Chapter 2 # 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8 (on pages 46-47).

Answers to Problem Set #1


#2.  Due on Tuesday, September 25: Chapter 3 # 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 (on pages 76-78), Chapter 4 # 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 (on pages 114-116), and Chapter 5 # 1, 3, 4, 5, 7 (on pages 148-149).

Answers to Problem Set #2


#3.  Due on Tuesday, October 9: Chapter 6 # 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9 (on page 178), Chapter 7 # 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 (on pages 199-200), and Chapter 8 # 1, 3, 4, 5, 7 (on pages 231-232).

Answers to Problem Set #3


#4.  Due on Thursday, October 18: Chapter 9 # 1, 4 (on page 265), Chapter 10 # 1, 3, 7 (on pages 296-297), and Chapter 11 # 1, 3, 5 (on pages 328-329).

Answers to Problem Set #4


#5.  Due on Tuesday, November 20: Chapter 12 # 1, 4, 6 (on pages 361-362), Chapter 13 # 1, 3, 5 (on pages 397-398), and Chapter 14 # 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 (on pages 430-431).

Answers to Problem Set #5


#6.  Due on Thursday, December 6: Chapter 15 # 1, 3, 4 (on pages 461-462), Chapter 16 # 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 (on pages 498-499), and Chapter 16 Appendix # A.1 (on page 502).

Answers to Problem Set #6

 

CLASS SLIDES

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Feyrer et al, JEP, Summer 2008

Jones-Klenow, September 2010

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Mankiw, Romer, and Weil, QJE May 1992

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Petrin, White, and Reiter, September 2010

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

 

ARTICLES

Child Mortality Rate Declines Globally, NY Times, September 13, 2009.

Small change: Does microlending actually fight poverty? - The Boston Globe, September 20, 2009.

Hans Rosling: Let my dataset change your mindset | Video on TED.com