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ADS713 - Aid, Trade and Development

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Previously coded as:

AID713

Unit chair:B 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

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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

Essay 1, 2500 words (50%)

Essay 2, 2500 words (50%)

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