Courses Catalogue

Issues And Challenges In Economic Development Of Africa

COURSE CODE: SST 1201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings

 Akyüz, Y and Charles G., (2001). African Economic Development in a Comparative Perspective, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 25, 3, pp. 265-288.

Cohen, B. (2006). Urbanization in developing countries: Current trends, future projections, and key challenges for sustainability. Technology in society, 28(1), 63-80

Kaplinsky, R., and Mike M., (2008). Do the Asian Drivers Undermine Export-Oriented Industrialization in SSA? World Development, vol. 36, 2, pp. 254–273.

Nissanke, M., (2011). Commodity Markets and Excess Volatility: Sources and Strategies to Reduce Adverse Development Impacts, Amsterdam, Common Fund for Commodities.

Rodrik, D., (2016). An African Growth Miracle, Journal of African Economies, forthcoming 2017.

Rakodi, C. (1997). The urban challenge in Africa: Growth and management of its large cities. United Nations Univ.

Sachs, J. (2008). The end of poverty: economic possibilities for our time. European Journal of Dental Education, 12 (s1), 17-21.