POLS190-003: Fresh Sem: Poli Sci

Topic: India:Challenges_Opportunities

August 24, 2016 - December 6, 2016
DaysTimeLocationInstructorGERCreditOPUS #
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Candler Library 122
Semetko, Holli
Appropriate for First Year students.

For first-year students only. Entry level seminar focusing on a specific topic. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Special Evidence-Focused Seminar. For more information: http://evidence.emory.edu/in-the-news/evidence-focused-courses.html

Why is it important to learn about contemporary India? The economic reasons are obvious: the country’s rapidly growing digital marketplace of ideas, a comparatively young population with half of the nation’s 1.28 billion individuals under the age of 25, Jugaad—innovation to solve problems in local contexts, and the fact that India is seen as the bright spot in the cloudy global economy in 2015 with growth expected at 7.2% this fiscal year and an economy estimated to be larger than the combined total of Germany’s and Japan’s by 2019, according to IMF leader Christine Lagarde.

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