- To take a deep and critical look at the contested nature of development and to evaluate the development achievement.
- To study in depth the mainstream economic development ideology from the early 1980s to the present, focusing on the Washington and post-Washington consensus and associated ideas of global economic integration.
- To focus on the implementation and results of global development policies via: the structural and institutional reform of national economies by the policies of the IMF and World Bank; the
liberalisation of trade, finance and investment; and the most recent World Bank policies, especially on poverty alleviation and Private Sector Development.
- To examine the developmental state model prevalent in East Asia
Pre-requisite: PAIR1001 or PAIR1002 or PAIR1004 or PAIR1005