Sep 28, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 4740 - Economics of Latin America


Economics of Latin American countries, prospects for economic development of the region, nature and origin of institutional obstacles to economic change. Economic heritage of colonial period and subsequent evolution of economic institutions, resources of the area and utilization, and trends in economic activity and policy in post-WWII period.

Requisites: ECON 1030 and 1040
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students can explain microeconomic issues of poverty and income inequality of Latin American countries.
  • Students can apply relevant concepts using country specific case studies of Latin American countries.
  • Students can explain problems of debt and hyperinflation of Latin American countries.



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