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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Course Catalog 2018-2019
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AAST 337 - African Capitalists and African Development: Seminar


Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, CD

The World Bank, backed by the West, has been leading efforts to stimulate capitalism and development in Africa. African capitalists have been conceived as the linchpin of this project, but their ability to spearhead economic growth has been disappointing. This course examines why this is the case, highlighting the political and institutional barriers to the rise of African capitalists, and their implications for development.

Enrollment Limit: 15
Instructor: D. Opoku

This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Politics


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