Course code ECN352

ECN352 Fattigdom og ulikhet

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Emneansvarlige: Arild Einar Bjørn Angelsen
Medvirkende: Julia Del Carmen Naime Sanchez Henkel, Espen Olav Sjaastad, John Andrew Mcneish
Studiepoeng: 10
Ansvarlig fakultet: Handelshøyskolen
Frekvens: Årlig
Undervises på språk: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Undervises i periode:
Emnet starter i vårparallellen. Emnet har undervisning/vurdering i vårparallellen.
Første gang: Studieår 2014-2015
Undervises hvor?: Campus Ås
Emnets innhold:
The course covers the central debates in the current poverty and inequality literature. It is divided into three parts: (i) concepts and perspectives on the causes of poverty and inequality; (ii) methods and tools for measuring poverty and inequality; (iii) and policies and instruments for poverty reduction and less inequality.
Læringsutbytte:
The aim of this course is to introduce students to a range of perspectives and methods in the study of poverty and inequality, thereby acquiring a thorough understanding of key debates and controversies. The course is also designed to provide students with the practical and analytical skills needed to undertake their own analysis.
Læringsaktiviteter:
A combination of lectures, student presentations and class discussions. There are threes assignments, two of the assignments involve self-study to investigate a given topic, and the third assignment is a class presentation, in pairs, on a self-selected topic of relevance to the course. 
Pensum:
Selected articles.
Obligatorisk aktivitet:
Compulsory 80% attendance of the classes with student presentations. Mandatory activities are valid until the next time the course is offered.
Vurderingsordning:
Portfolio assessment, consisting of three separate assignments: (1) an individual assignment in the form of a review essay on an assigned topic; (2) an individual assignment on quantitative poverty analysis; and (3) one in-class presentation on a chosen topic (two students collaborate on the presentation). If you fail one of them, you fail the course. All assignments will be given letter grades, and the course grade is the average of the three grades on the assignments.
Sensor:
Ekstern sensor kvalitetssikrer pensum, eksamensoppgaver og prinsipper for evaluering og besvarelser.
Merknader:
Emnet vil blir undervist på engelsk. Innvekslingsstudenter kan ta kontakt med studieveiledere ved Handelshøyskolen (studieveileder-hh@nmbu.no) for å få vurdert om de kan få plass på emnet.
Normert arbeidsmengde:
250 hours
Opptakskrav:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse).
Undervisningstid:
Anslagsvis 18 forelesninger (dobbelttimer) + 4-6 samlinger med studentpresentasjoner.
Eksamensdetaljer: Mappevurdering: Bokstavkarakterer