This course presents some important features of economic growth and development and their implications to development and trade policies for low and middle-income countries.
Part 1: Development and Structural Transformation, by Felipe Starosta de Waldemar
Chapter 1: Main definitions and stylized facts
Chapter 2: Product Space
Chapter 3: Economic complexity
Part 2: Development and Trade, by José de Sousa
Chapter 1: Recent facts of international trade
Chapter 2: Trade and development: macro
Chapter 3: Trade and development: micro
Part 3: Development and capital flows, by Jean-Noël Senne
Chapter 1: Capital flows to developing countries: stylized facts
Chapter 2: Aid and Foreign Direct Investments
Chapter 3: Migration and Remittances
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