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Development and Growth Policy

The Development and Growth Policy concentration covers a variety of approaches to the nature, implications, and evaluation of economic development policies in an international perspective with an emphasis on countries of the Third World and formerly communist transition economies.

Affiliated Faculty

Political Science
History Department
Political Science, FSI
Political Science
Health Policy, FSI - CHP, SIEPR Operations
History Department
Stanford Law School
Graduate School of Education


Below is a list of suggested courses. The list includes classes that students have taken in the past to complete this particular concentration, as well as additional classes that may be considered toward this topic. Students may choose to take other courses, though all concentration courses must be discussed with and approved by the faculty adviser whether or not they are on the suggested list. Students may also propose directed reading, Overseas Studies (BOSP), and Bing Stanford in Washington (BSIW) courses.