Subject


Course NoHS 106
CourseBTech
SemesterV
TitleEconomic Development, Problem And Policy
StreamEconomics
DescriptionEconomic Development: concept, indicators to development, growth and development; Developing countries diverse structure and common characteristics; Obstacles to economic development; Factors of economic growth economic and non-economic; Economic growth in historical perspective: basic concepts, Kuznets characteristics of modern economic growth; Historical growth experience, its lessons for developing countries; Capital formation and economic development; Poverty and income inequalities in developing countries; Role of agriculture and industry in economic development; Entrepreneurship in economic development; Technology and economic development; Commercial policy; Balance of payments and trade strategy.
Text
  1. S. K. Misra and V. K. Puri, Economics of Development and Planning, Himalaya Publishing House, 1998.
  2. M. L. Jhingan, The Economics of Development and Planning, Vrinda publications Pvt. Ltd., 1995.
Course References
  1. M. Todaro, Economic Development, Longman, 2001.
  2. G. M. Meier, Leading Issues in Economic Development, Oxford University Press, 1995.