Welles Hall 3B
1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454
B.A., SUNY Geneseo
M.A., SUNY Buffalo
Professor Partapurwala's research interests are in the areas of International Finance, Labor Economics, and Economic Development.
Fall 2014 Classes
ECON 355: Economic Development & Growth
A study of the existing disparities between developed and less developed countries, problems faced by less developed countries, historical and modern theories regarding economic development, and an in
troduction to growth theory. Prerequisites: ECON 112 and junior standing. Restricted to School of Business majors and minors. Others may seek permission from the School of Business. Offered every other year.
An introduction to the comparative study of political behavior and institutions. Brief consideration of individual cases suggests concepts and insights which will facilitate the study and criteria for
judgment of differing types of political systems in differing environments and at different stages of development. Includes elementary explanation of "types," "environments," and the concepts of "development." Prepares the entering student for more intensive studies of particular geographical and institutional areas. Major examples considered are drawn from areas other than the United States however, students are encouraged to apply newly introduced concepts to the politics of the United States.