This course includes:

6 months

Badge on Completion

Certificate of completion

6 months

This undergraduate course, featuring complete video lectures, is for those who are interested in the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty and are hopeful that economists might have something useful to say about this challenge. The questions we will take up include: Is extreme poverty a thing of the past? What is economic life like when living under a dollar per day? Why do some countries grow fast and others fall further behind? Does growth help the poor?…



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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

September 22, 2023