Christopher Humphrey: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2019

Name Dr. Christopher Humphrey
Address
Professur für Entwicklungsökonomie
ETH Zürich, CLD C 8
Clausiusstrasse 37
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 633 93 10
E-mailchristopher.humphrey@nadel.ethz.ch
DepartmentHumanities, Social and Political Sciences
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
851-0626-01LInternational Aid and Development Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of economics
2 credits2VK. Harttgen, C. Humphrey
AbstractThe course gives economic and empirical foundations for a sound understanding of the instruments, prospects and limitations of international development aid.
ObjectiveStudents have a theoretically and empirically sound understanding of the prospects and limitations of international development aid. Students are able to critically discuss the various aid instruments of bi-and multilateral donors and NGOs.
ContentIntroduction to the Determinants of Underdevelopment; History of Aid; Aid and Development: Theories and Empirics; Political Economy of Aid; Experience and Impact of Aid; New Instruments of Aid: e.g. Micro-Finance, Budget-Support; Fair-Trade.
LiteratureArticles and book abstracts will be uploaded to a course website.