Course code ECN352

Emneansvarlige: Espen Olav Sjaastad
Medvirkende: John Andrew Mcneish
Studiepoeng: 10
Ansvarlig fakultet: Handelshøyskolen ved NMBU
Frekvens: Årlig
Undervises på språk: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Begrensning antall plasser:
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Undervises i periode:
Emnet starter i vårparallellen. Emnet har undervisning/vurdering i vårparallellen, .
Første gang: Studieår 2014-2015
Fortrinnsrett: -
Undervises hvor?:
Emnets innhold:
The course draws on the central debates from existing poverty literature and debates. The course is divided into five parts: (i) introduction, with overview of the key issues and the historical formation of the subject (ii) concepts and perspectives of poverty (absolute-relative, chronic, multi-dimensional approaches, social exclusion etc.) (iii) measures and methods for the definition and analysis of poverty (iv) dynamics of poverty, including debates on causes and on policies and instruments to reduce poverty.
Læringsutbytte:
The aim of this course is to introduce students to the multi-dimensional study of poverty, thereby acquiring a thorough understanding of key debates and controversies. The course is designed to provide students with the practical and analytic skills needed to undertake research on poverty as part of their Master theses, or later employment.
Læringsaktiviteter:
A combination of lectures, student presentations and class discussions.
Læringsstøtte:
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Pensum:
Addison, T, Hulme, D og Kanbur, R (2009). Poverty dynamics: interdisciplinary perspectives. New York, Oxford University Press. + selected articles.
Forutsatte forkunnskaper:
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Obligatorisk aktivitet:
One class presentation.
Vurderingsordning:
Studentene bedømmes etter langsgående evaluering, som består av tre forskjellige oppgaver. Alle oppgaver gis bokstavkarakter.
Sensor:
Ekstern sensor kvalitetssikrer pensum, eksamensoppgaver og prinsipper for evaluering og besvarelser.
Merknader:
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Normert arbeidsmengde:
300 hours, including 40 hours of lectures.
Opptakskrav:
GSK
Overlapp:
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Undervisningstid:
Approx. 20 lectures (2 hours each)
Eksamensdetaljer: Langsgående vurdering: A - E / Ikke bestått