FOUNDATIONS OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLANNING AND POLICY I

PubP 8110S/CP 6231 | Spring 1996 | Dr. Philip Shapira


Assignment 2

30% of grade; assigned 4/17; due 4/29


What do you understand is meant by "Economic Development." Compare and contrast your definition with two other interpretations. Be sure to indicate what key assumptions and values underlie these different meanings. Then, please discuss and contrast the theories of economic development, the policy and planning strategies, and the measurement criteria which are associated with these different definitions of economic development.

Logistics

Your paper should be typed, double-spaced, and around 2,500 words in length. Use appropriate references (and an accepted reference style), employing materials you have read in this course or elsewhere. The paper is due in class on April 29, 1996.

If you have questions about the paper, you are encouraged to consult with the instructor, either in person or through email (at philip.shapira@pubpolicy.gatech.edu).

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