Introduction to Caribbean Economics

Universidad del Norte

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Caribbean Economics

  • Host University

    Universidad del Norte

  • Location

    Barranquilla, Colombia

  • Area of Study

    International Economics

  • Language Level

    Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    48
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course intends to introduce students of economics to the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Employing analytical tools of regional economics, based on a wide range of reading, this course examines the background, characteristics and current problems of the economy of the Caribbean coast, attempting to place them in a comparative context with respect to other regions of COlombia.