Inquire

24 January 2014

IB Global Politics (HL1 & HL2): The week ahead, 27-31 January

Please note that I will be at the IB offices in The Hague until Thursday, 30 January

HL1: In what ways, and with what effects, are responses to and effects of natural disasters politicized?

HL2: to what extent do individuals and societies benefit from development?
  • Monday: Watch Bhagwati, "Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries"
  • Tuesday: Watch Okonjo-Iweala, "Aid versus trade"
    • Get a jump on your in class writing: How do both Bhagwati and Okonjo-Iweala frame the issue of growth in terms of a geopolitical challenge or conflict? What solutions does the Bhagwati provide? To what extent do these seem reasonable?
  • Thursday: In class writing; How do both Bhagwati and Okonjo-Iweala frame the issue of growth in terms of a geopolitical challenge or conflict? What solutions does the Bhagwati provide? To what extent do these seem reasonable?
  • Friday: In class writing; How do both Bhagwati and Okonjo-Iweala frame the issue of growth in terms of a geopolitical challenge or conflict? What solutions does the Bhagwati provide? To what extent do these seem reasonable?
  • Post your responses to this blog post