Course code ECN355

ECN355 Research in Development Economics II

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Course responsible: Ragnar Arnljot Øygard
Teachers: Mette Wik, Arild Einar Bjørn Angelsen, Stein Terje Holden
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
The course is reserved for M-ECON and M-DS students specializing in Development Economics.
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, Autumn parallel, January block, Spring parallel, June block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2011-2012
Last time: 2015V
Preferential right:
M-DS, M-ECON.
Course contents:
The course is based on completing data collection through field work in a developing country and reporting on the process.
Learning outcome:
In this course, students will generate an original data set on which their Master"s thesis can be based. The data collection process will be described and analysed.
Learning activities:
Supervision for field work and data collection.
Teaching support:
Students will be assigned a supervisor who will provide guidance relative to fieldwork.
Syllabus:
Angelsen, A. et.al. 2011: Measuring Livelihoods and Environmental Dependence, London: Earthscan Other relevant literature.
Prerequisites:
ECN351 or ECN305 (ECN305/ECN351 may be taken in the same semester as ECN355).
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
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Assessment:
A data set collected through own field research in a developing country must be submitted together with a report on the data collection process.
Nominal workload:
The course is based on completing data collection through field work in a developing country and reporting on the process.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
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Note:
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Examiner:
An external examiner will assess and approve the content of the course. Internal examiners will assess the collected data set and report.
Examination details: :