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DateTopic of ClassReadings for ClassQuiz or Reading Response?
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15-FebIntroductionNoneN/A
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17 FebHistorical LegaciesNunn p. 139-144, Lowes and Montero p. 2047-2060Quiz
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22 FebContext: Kanju in Lean EconomiesOlopade p. 1-41, Harrison et al Sections 1, 3, 3b, 3c (first 2 paragraphs only), 5, 6Reading Response 1 (+ Data Exercise!)
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24 FebDevelopment Economics ParadigmsLin p. 13-17, 49-54, 68-75, 104-117Quiz (+ Geography Quiz!)
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1 MarProspects for GrowthLucas (all), Thakkar p. 141-143, Ndikumana and Boyce (beginning through section 2)Quiz
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3 MarAccess to FinanceOlopade p. 123-126, 143-50; Buckley Sections 1, 2, 5, 7; Tafirenyika allReading Response 2
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8 MarWriting Workshop 1NoneN/A (bring 2 printed copies of outline to class)
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10 MarTrade Costs and Market PowerAtkin and Donaldson Sections 1 (can skip p. 3-4), 2, 3.1, 5 (skip p. 32 and top half of p. 33), and 6; Raballand et al p. 1-8Quiz
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15 MarAgriculture 1: Challenges and OpportunitiesPorteous p. 327-332/Figure 3, 353-357 (Sections IV. and IV.A); WB Sleeping Giant p. 1-7Reading Response 3
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17 MarAgriculture 2: Potential SolutionsGebresilasse p. 1-11; Van den Broeck et al Sections 1, 3.1, 4.1Quiz
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29 MarNatural Resources 1: Theory and EvidenceSala-i-Martin and Subramanian 570-84, 595-597 (to end of 3.1)Quiz
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31 MarNatural Resources 2: Potential SolutionsSala-i-Martin and Subramanian 601-607; Yes Africa Can p. 81-89Reading Response 4
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5 AprMidterm ExamNoneN/A
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7 AprProspects for IndustrializationMcMillan and Zeufack intro (to top of p.5); Yes Africa Can p.219-24+228-29(Lessons); NYT article allQuiz
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12 AprUrbanizationEconomist Boomtown Slum all; Olopade p. 181-186; WB Africa's Cities p. 12-25, 28-33Reading Response 5
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14 AprMobile TechnologyThakkar p. 59-88; Suri p. 497-503, 509-512, and 514-517Quiz
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19 AprWriting Workshop 2NoneN/A (bring 2 printed copies of draft to class)
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21 AprEnergyOlopade p. 157-165; McKibben 1-7 (through "...gleamed in the kitchen"); Lee et al. allReading Response 6
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26 AprClimate ChangeCollier parts I. and II.; Burke et al. first page only; Taub allQuiz
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28 AprInternational AidBolton p. 51-69, Maluccio et al. p. 2-15Reading Response 7
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3 MayHealth and NutritionBaird et al. Sections I. and II.; Alderman et al. Sections 1, 3.1, 4.1, and 4.3Quiz
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5 MayCOVID-19Mahmud and Riley p. 1-9; Afronomics Podcast #18 with Arkebe OqubayReading Response 8 (last reading response!)
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10 MayLearning from SuccessCommission on Growth p. 17-28; Thakkar p. 166-172Quiz (last quiz!)
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12 MayWriting Workshop 3NoneN/A (bring 2 printed copies of draft to class)
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