Faculty: prof. Lech Kurowski

Objectives:

The course addresses the issues in writing doctoral thesis in Economics.

The main objective is to present to students contemporary state of research in Economic Analysis from the point of view of possible doctoral theses.

Course organization and administration

The course is organized in one, 10-hours- session that deal with main contemporary problems in the area of Economic Analysis

The session will combine the lecture with classroom discussions and the case study(ies).

Required texts/readings

50% of the readings should be devoted to contemporary research in the field described in the doctoral course title

  1. Cost-Benefit Analysis ed. R.Layard, S.Glaister Cambridge University Press 1999
  2. Manual: Financial and Economic Analysis of Development Projects, European Commission 1997
  3. G.A.Bridger and J.T.Winpenny: Planning Development Projects, London 1983
  4. J.Stiglitz: Economics of the Public Sector, W. W. Norton & Company; 3 edition (February 2000)
  5. W.A.Ward, B.J.Deren: The Economics of Project Analysis, World Bank, Washington 1993

Course Requirements and Evaluation:

  1. Adequate preparation for, attendance and participation in the session.
  2. Final exam

Course schedule (10 hours)

Lecture 1

Duration: 2 hours,
Literature/readings: W.A.Ward, B.J.Deren: The Economics of Project Analysis, World Bank, Washington 1993

Lecture 2

Duration: 2 hours
Literature/readings: W.A.Ward, B.J.Deren: The Economics of Project Analysis, World Bank, Washington 1993
Manual: Financial and Economic Analysis of Development Projects, European Commission 1997

Lecture 3

Duration: 2 hours
Literature/readings: Cost-Benefit Analysis ed. R.Layard, S.Glaister Cambridge University Press 1999, J.Stiglitz: Economics of the Public Sector, W. W. Norton & Company; 3 edition (February 2000)

Lecture 4

Duration: 2 hours
Literature/readings: G.A.Bridger and J.T.Winpenny: Planning Development Projects, London 1983

Lecture 5

Duration: 2 hours
Literature/readings: G.A.Bridger and J.T.Winpenny: Planning Development Projects, London 1983
Manual: Financial and Economic Analysis of Development Projects, European Commission 1997

Total: 10 hours     

In addition the trainees are going to be given the course handouts summarizing presentations as well as the copies of the slides and the case studies discussed in the classroom.

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