GRAD > INTDEV > 502
International Institutions and Development
This course will provide an in-depth exploration of the role that various types of international organizations play in international development. The course will look at the major development organizations such as the United Nations and World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and regional development banks, as well as bi-lateral aid agencies (USAID, DFID, JICA), international NGO's (Soros, Clinton, Gates) as well as the increasing role of international corporations and militaries in development efforts. Students will read assigned materials, review websites and other online materials, engage in online discussion with their cohort and complete writing assignments.