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ADS713 - Aid, Trade and Development

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:

AID713

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Ben Reid

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

For students who commenced prior to 2014: Nil

For students who commenced from 2014: ADS701 for students enrolled in courses A511, A611 or A727

Incompatible with:

AID613, AID713

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

This unit introduces students to literature on aid, trade and development and enables them to identify dominant themes and policy issues.

Topics to be addressed in this unit are: the definition and measurement of development aid; the levels, forms, sources, composition and geographical distribution of aid; trends in the level of aid; donor motives for aid; dominant theories of aid and development; issues in evaluating the effectiveness of aid; the definition and measurement of international trade; dominant theories of trade and development links between aid and trade.

Assessment

Essays, 50% each, 2500 words x 2

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