- Is there a core of development economics taught worldwide and what topics does it constitute?
- How does emphasis on different topics differ according to level of income and involvement of the state in the economy?
- How much is development economics now taught as an empirical versus a theoretical subject?
- How does knowledge flow from the research frontier to development economics classrooms?
The syllabi of development economics classes, examples of the exams, and the answers of the short online survey are being collected in order to get consistent information on the content of development economics classes offered around the world. If you have taught developing economics in a developing country in the past three years, please answer the survey (a French version is also available) and send the syllabi as well as a final exam to email@example.com.
The survey should only take about 15 minutes to complete, and results will be kept confidential and used for research purposes only. As compensation for participation, all respondents who answer the survey before May 1, 2015 are eligible to a random draw for ten amazon.com vouchers/gift cards of the amount of USD 50 each.