15 027 - Opportunities in Developing Economies

Description
Prereq: None. Investigates the role of the private sector in developing economies, highlighting how solving market failures can improve overall welfare. Covers constraints faced by firms in developing economies: contract enforcement, corruption, political risk, human rights, IP and infrastructure. Uses case studies to discuss successful firms and innovative solutions to these constraints, including public-private partnerships, the role of technology, the role of finance and impact investing.
Credits
6
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Fall 2019
Offered
MW
Avg. Sections
1