Development Finance

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2018/19
Vakcode EBB091A05
Vaknaam Development Finance
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a

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 a group presentation about a topic related to development finance.
Omschrijving This is an introductory course on "development finance." It is targeted at students with a basic knowledge in economics and 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 hoor- en werkcolleges, zelfstudie
Toetsvorm presentatie(s), schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. A.M. Mueller
Docent(en) prof. dr. B.W. Lensink ,dr. A.M. Mueller
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Global Financial Development Report 2014: Financial Inclusion, The World Bank, Washington DC.
Downloadable from:
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 (to be assigned at the beginning of the course) Various
Entreevoorwaarden Students should have completed the first year of an economics or business bachelor. The course assumes that the students are familiar with the basic concepts and models discussed in the first-year economics and business courses.
Opmerkingen Secretary: Grietje Pol, e-mail, room 5411.0836, phone +31(0)50 3633685
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  (minor E&BE) 3 semester I a keuze
Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 3 semester I a keuze