Course Offerings

  • ECON 3473W: Summer Course


    ECON 3473W 

    Economic Development/ Policy Making in Action 

    Offered "twice" this Summer 2021! 

    Need a W course?  Want to focus your writing on economic development to inform policy for underdeveloped countries? You want to learn how to design surveys, design interventions to inform policy makers (bureaucrats, police, politicians, etc.) Then this course is for you!  This course will focus on the problems facing developing nations which will include topics such as psychology of poverty, education, randomized control trials (RCTs), impact evaluation, and many more! 

    Professor:  Dr. Nishith Prakash 


    Course Dates & Syllabus: 

    • 05/10/21 - 06/07/21 – Click here to view the syllabus 
    • 06/01/21 – 07/02/21 – Click here to view the syllabus

    Professor Prakash helped nany students who took this course to get into top-ranked master’s program by writing letter of recommendations, editing their statement of purpose, and resumes




    For more information, contact: Dr. Nishith Prakash at

If you have any questions, please contact Economics Advising Office at 860-486-3022.