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ADS733 - The Economic Development Record

Unit details

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


EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Damien Kingsbury




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:

AID231, AID331, AID731, AID733

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


The unit examines the progress of thinking about the meaning of development and development strategies as these have been revealed in the international development experience since 1950. The perspective taken is cross-disciplinary, but focuses on material measures of development and economic indicators. Current events are considered in the historical context of long term trends in international development.


Essay, 40%, 2000 words

Essay, 60%, 3000 words

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