Development EconomicsSemester Course

Development Economics, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Economics, International Relations
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course offers an understanding of the complexity of poverty and the debates surrounding the ways and means to address it. Gain knowledge of ‘international aid architecture’ and understand the drivers of change to policies and institutions. Explore new trends in financing that combat poverty, nationally and internationally.


Michael Hedegaard

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

M. Sc. (Economics (Cand. Oecon), University of Aarhus, 1993). Trainee at the European Commission while studying, and since worked at Eksport Kredit Fonden (Export Credit Agency of Denmark), the Industrialization Fund for Developing Countries and West Africa Growth Fund. Founder of international business consulting company and bio-tech company in Kenya. External lecturer at Copenhagen Business School and University of Copenhagen. Co-author of university text book “Strategic Investment and Finance”. With DIS since 2012.

Global Economics, Michael Hedegaard