Fall/Winter Timetable

POL443H1F L0101

Graduate Course Code: POL2322H1F L0101

Topics in Comparative Politics II

Natural Resources and Inequality

Themes

In this course, we review the debates over the “resource curse”. We look at whether natural resource abundance, especially booms and busts, have negative outcomes on economic development and regime type. We particularly emphasize the impact on income and social inequality. Cases include Indonesia, South Africa, and Brazil.

Texts

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Format and Requirements

TBA

Prerequisites

2.0 POL credits in Comparative Politics. See Department's website for POL courses by area group. http://politics.utoronto.ca/undergraduate/courses/fallwinter-timetable