ECON-4502 Latin America Economic Development in the Long Term

Summer School Course. Areas of Emphasis: History, Theory and Economic Thought - Public Policies - Macroeconomy. The main topic of this course is the analysis of factors that determine the economic and political development of Latin America in the long term. The course explains in detail the differences between determining development factors among countries, as well as the relevant changes inside such countries that may have led to a specific form of development. After analyzing various hypotheses regarding determining development factors, the course will focus on the study of the political economy of institutions.