19-20 EC2216: Introduction to Economic Growth

This course offers an introduction to the theories and models of economic growth. It will use these models to shed light both on the process of economic growth at the world level and on sources of income and growth differences across countries. Macroeconomic questions addressed include: Why are some countries rich and some poor? What differences among countries can explain economic success and failures? This course is aimed at 2nd year Economics students. Homework questions, as well as exams, will typically involve some quantitative skills.