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Introduction to Economic Growth and Development

Learn about the effects of globalization and indices of economic growth and development from this free online course.

Publisher: NPTEL
Introduction to Economic Growth and Development is a free online course that will teach you vital information about major economic indicators and the effects of globalization on various economies. Learn about the Global North and Global South divide as well as the models of economic growth and development. Start this course today and improve your knowledge of the basic concepts guiding global economic systems.
Introduction to Economic Growth and Development
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Students

    659
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Outcome

Certification

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Description

Introduction to Economic Growth and Development is a free online course that helps you explore vital aspects of the workings of global economic systems and the models of modern economic growth. This course will help you gain a background knowledge of basic economic concepts, theories of economic development, and globalization effects on economies. First, you will be introduced to the basic concepts of economic growth and development as well as personal income concepts.

Next, you will study the structural features of developed and developing countries including the World Bank’s country classification by income. Then, you will learn about the Global North and Global South socio-economic divide and paradigms in international poverty discourse. You will also analyze various indicators of economic development from the summary findings of the Human Development Report of 1990. Finally, you will discuss the models of modern economic growth and theories of economic development.

By taking this free online course from Alison, you will gain essential knowledge of global economic controversies and various economic growth and development models. This learner-friendly course will be of interest to students, researchers, economic analysts, and anyone with an interest in economic models and global economic systems. Enroll for this course today and give your knowledge of economic development and growth a boost!

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