ECON-3701 Regional and Social Development Seminar

By understanding poverty as a set of exclusions, this seminar travels through theories, strategies and models that confront to generate social and economic development. Theoretical models are studied along with practical proposals put forward to overcome poverty in some regions and communities in Colombia and Latin America. This course seeks to generate a space for discussion framed in what is currently happening. Study also concentrates in the theory and methodologies behind local development and inclusive businesses, to let students know about concrete cases and to indicate them which were the main actors involved in these processes in Colombia and Latin America.