The Economics of Income

Students brainstorm reasons for the economic disparity between countries. They discover factors influencing a nation's development and how resources can be used for short or long term purposes. Students listen to a lecture by Dr. Jeff Alwang on his experiences as a technical development assistant in Zimbabwe. they complete activities in three lessons - If You're so Smart, The Rich Nation's Mystery, and Which "Wood" You Choose.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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