Economics 441
The Process of Economic Development

Links for special consideration procedures if missing an in-class quiz:
For Faculty of Arts students: http://students.arts.ubc.ca/advising/academic-performance/help-academic-concession/
For Faculty of Science students: https://science.ubc.ca/students/advising/concession
For Sauder Students: https://mybcom.sauder.ubc.ca/academic-concession
BIE students see Trinny Shen

TA for the course is Rogerio Santarossa: rogerio.santarrosa@gmail.com

Outline/Readings/Quiz Dates (Updated Nov 29th): (PDF)
September 6th Lecture notes: (PDF)
Easterlin Paradox Article: Link
September 8th Lecture notes: (PDF)
September 11th and 13th Lecture notes: (PDF)
September 15th Lecture notes: (PDF)
Previous Year's Quiz 1 (with answers) (PDF)
Previous Year's Quiz 2 (with answers) (PDF)
September 20th Lecture notes: (PDF)
Quiz 1 Answers: (PDF)
September 25th Lecture notes: (PDF)
Rogerio Returns Quiz Monday October 2nd 3.00-4.00 Room 342 Iona
October 6th Lecture notes: (PDF)
Quiz 2 Answers: (PDF)
October 9th/11th Lecture: (PDF)
October 11th/13th lecture: (PDF)
Version of Tabellini paper to read for the lecture notes: (PDF)
Quiz 3 (Last Year) Questions and Answers: (PDF)
Quiz 4 (Last Year) Questions and Answers: (PDF)
Extra office hours Wednesday October 18th 2.00-4.00
Quiz 3 Answers: (PDF)
October 23rd Lecture: (PDF)
Excerpts from Henrich Chapter 2 (PDF)
The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa (PDF)
Working paper Version of Slave Trade Paper used for slides. (PDF)
Quiz 4 Answers: (PDF)
Algan and Cahuc Lecture (PDF)
Version of Algan and Cahuc to read for lecture notes:(PDF)
Aid (PDF)
Paul Krugman's thoughts on the Big Push Link
Krugman Big Push Slides (PDF)
Industrialization and the Big Push Slides (PDF)
Quiz 5 Answers: (PDF)
Auditing School Meals (PDF)
Three Papers For Quiz 6: 1. Easterly, 2. Murphy Shleifer and Vishny, 3. Nunn and Qian (As usual, only the parts covered in class)
Nunn and Qian lecture notes are in with the Easterly notes
Nunn and Qian paper available here (PDF)
Quiz 6 Answers: (PDF)