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About the MSc programme

Drawing on the research expertise and practical experience of the Department of Economic History and the Department of International Development, this integrated programme uses techniques of long-run growth analysis to inform modern approaches to development policy and practice.

The programme combines in-depth analyses of historical patterns of growth, explorations of concrete development problems – and policy responses to them – and regional courses that draw on theory and empirical evidence to appraise development processes and outcomes in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It provides an integrated, comparative assessment of current development debates, and locates them in appropriate historical and theoretical contexts.

You will consider questions such as how and when some developing economies 'converged' with industrialised countries, while the growth performance of others was more erratic, and why problems of poverty, inequality, instability and violence still characterise large parts of the world.

This will be an ideal programme if you are planning a career in development work. It will also provide a good foundation for social science research in the development field.

Graduate destinations

The programme is primarily intended for students planning a career in development work, and provides a good foundation for social science research in development.

Further information on graduate destinations for this programme


Visit the MSc Political Economy of Late Development page on the London School of Economics and Political Science website for more details!

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