Students' grades 2016/17
detail of students' grade 2016/17
presentations development 1617.pdf
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Slides

 

Set 1
Introduction
slides1617_1.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 266.1 KB
Set 2
Poverty
slides1617_2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.7 MB
Set 3
The extended family and kinship
slides1617_3.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.2 MB
Set 4
Determinants and consequences of fertility
slides1617_4.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.3 MB
Set 5
Poverty and child labor
slides1617_5.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.0 MB
Set 6
HIV-AIDS in Africa
slides1516_6.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 4.1 MB
Set 7
Special Topics: conflicts, institutions
slides1516_7.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.0 MB
Set 8
Growth Theory
slides1617_8.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 801.5 KB
Set 9
Growth Regression
slides1112_9.pdf
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Readings.

Week 1 - Poverty

 

Week 2 & 3 - Extended families and kinship

 

Week 4 - Determinants and consequences of fertility

 

Week 5 - Poverty and child labor

  • Edmonds, E.V. and Schady, N. (2009) "Poverty alleviation and child labor", NBER WP 15345
  • Basu, K., Das, S., Dutta, B. (2010) "Child labor and household wealth: Theory and empirical evidence of an inverted-U", Journal of Development Economics, 91:8-14
  • Bharadwaj, P., Lakdawala, L.K., Li, N. (2013) "Perverse consequences of well intended regulation: evidence from India's child labor ban", NBER WP 19602

 

Week 6 - HIV-AIDS in Africa

 

Week 7 - Special Topics: Civil Conflicts, Institutions

  • Nunn, N., and Qian, N. (2012) "Aiding Conflict: The Impact of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War", NBER WP 17794
  • Lee, A, and Schultz, K.A. (2010) "Comparing British and French Colonial Legacies: A Discontinuity Analysis of Cameroon", mimeo  

 

Week 8 & 9 - Growth Theory

 

General Readings

 

1) Handbook of Development Economics

Note: students of the University of Padova can download these resources from the PCs located in the Virtual Library of the School of Economics.

 



Exercices on growth theory
exercises.pdf
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Assignment
Problem set Development economics.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 66.0 KB

 

 

Homeworks 2012-2013

Homework 1
to hand in October 10th
homework1.pdf
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Homework 2
to hand in October 31st
homework2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 81.9 KB
Homework 3
to hand in November 21st
homework3.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 94.2 KB

correspondence between NIgerian states overtime

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/States_of_Nigeria#1967-1976

 

Other files

Excercises with STATA
training_with_stata.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 27.8 KB
Solutions
training_with_STATA.do.txt
Text Document 2.2 KB
Exam
An example of past exams
exam devecon1213 131212.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 30.6 KB

 

 

News about developing countries

 

  1. IRIN NEWS - Humanitarian news and analysis. A service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
  2. Reliefweb - A website on ongoing emergencies

Lorenzo Rocco

 

Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche “Marco Fanno”


via del Santo, 33

35123 Padova

 

email: lorenzo.rocco@unipd.it

tel. +39 049 8274260