- Basic ideas about economics
This course defines development and identifies contemporary issues in development. It also discusses the theories of development, and relates them to the Pakistani scenario and the role of the international community in the development process. In addition, it also identifies and analyzes the problems of the poor in Pakistan, in particular, and of the developing countries, in general, it helps students to critically analyze contemporary domestic and international economic policies and determine whether such policies improve or worsen the condition of the poor.
CO 1: Develop concepts of development economics, which helps them to understand that what makes underdevelopment persist and what helps development succeed, considering ethics.
CO 2: Explore diverse dimension and measures of development, as well as the application of microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis to issues of development in poor countries.
CO 3: Understand the household decisions and the analysis of institutions and norms influencing development.
CO 4: Enhance the understanding of the difference between growth and development, major growth theories, measurement of inequality, significance of agriculture in developing countries, poverty and population issues faced by the world, international trade, and importance of foreign aid.
CLO1. Analyze development, and identify contemporary issues in development.
CLO2. Demonstrate the theories of development to Pakistan and international scenario.
CLO3. Evaluate the role of the international community in the development process and Identify the problems of the poor of Pakistan in particular, and of the developing countries in general.
CLO4. Analyze contemporary domestic and international economic policies, and determine whether such policies improve or worsen the condition of the poor
Who this course is for:
- For all levels
Mr. Nasir, a highly skilled and experienced educator, has been teaching at various universities for over a decade. With a PhD in Economics, Mr. Nasir brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom and is dedicated to fostering a passion for learning in his students. Currently, Mr. Nasir is serving as a faculty member at SZABIST Islamabad, one of the leading universities in Pakistan.
Throughout his career, Mr. Nasir had the opportunity to work at a number of different universities, gaining valuable experience and insights along the way. In addition to their academic pursuits, Mr. Nasir has also worked with PLAN Pakistan, a leading non-governmental organization, further expanding their knowledge and understanding of the field. With a deep commitment to teaching and a passion for helping others succeed, Mr. Nasir is a valuable asset to any educational institution.