Development Finance

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode EBB091A05
Vaknaam Development Finance
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
ECTS 5

Uitgebreide vaknaam Development Finance
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
1. Follow and participate in the main discussions in the field of development finance.
2. Be able to demonstrate a sound grasp of the main standard economic models in the field of development finance.
3. Point out the channels via which finance affects growth and poverty.
4. Be able to demonstrate knowledge on current discussions regarding the importance of financial inclusion.
5. Analyze the role of international capital flows in the process of economic development.
6. Give two group presentations about topics related to development finance.
Omschrijving This is an introductory course on development finance. It is targeted at students with a basic knowledge of economics and/or business. The level will be aimed at students who have finished the first year of an economics and/or business programme.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm -gastcollege ,  -hoorcollege ,  -werkcollege
Toetsvorm -groepspresentatie,  -schriftelijk tentamen (open vragen)
(Mandatory attendance during tutorials where there are presentations scheduled.)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator Dr. A.M. Mueller
Docent(en) Dr. A.M. Mueller , K. Saxena, PhD.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Global Financial Development Report 2014: Financial Inclusion, The World Bank, Washington DC. Downloadable from: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/.../9780821399859.pdf
Portfolios of the Poor: How the World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day, 2009 D. Collins, J. Morduch, S. Rutherford, O. Ruthwen 9780691148199 ca. €  16,00
List of articles and book chapters (to be assigned at the beginning of the course) Various
Global Findex Database 2017 : Measuring Financial Inclusion and the Fintech Revolution. Washington, DC: World Bank. Downloadable from: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/29510 Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Singer, Dorothe; Ansar, Saniya; Hess, Jake.
Contemporary Issues in Development Finance 1st edition 2021 Joshua Yindenaba Abor, Charles Komla Delali Adjasi, Robert Lensink 9781138324329 ca. €  38,00
Entreevoorwaarden Students should have completed the first year of an economics or business bachelor program. The course assumes that the students are familiar with the basic concepts and models discussed in the first-year economics and/or business courses.
Opmerkingen Secretary: Grietje Pol, e-mail g.pol@rug.nl, room 5411.0836, phone +31(0)50 3633685
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Econometrics and Operations Research/EOR  (minor E&BE) 3 semester I a verplicht
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  (minor E&BE) 3 semester I a verplicht
Courses Exchange (BSc)  (Courses Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 3 semester I a keuze