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URSP 502. Global Economic Change and Development. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Enrollment requires permission of instructor. Explores the factors, both historical and contemporary, that have influenced the socioeconomic and environmental characteristics of national and subnational regions, mainly in the developing world. Analyzes development problems and strategies from various theoretical perspectives and examines the impacts of policy and planning interventions on regional conditions.