- Join Zoom Meeting via Veracross.
- Today you will work in groups of three... you will each be assigned one of the following 10 minute podcasts. Listen to it together, pausing when required to discuss important parts.
- Put together a presentation to teach the rest of us... use quotes etc from the podcast to help illustrate your points.
Strengths and weaknesses of market-oriented policies
Strengths and weaknesses of interventionist policies
Market with government intervention
I am going to give you notes for this.... make sure you go through it carefully. See also attached PDF:
And that is it.... we are done! :)
We are first going to watch the documentary "Life and Debt" by Stephanie Black. See here for details. It's extremely relevant to this topic.
Then download this and complete:
Use the handout you were given and the textbook to make notes as follows:
The World Bank
International Monetary Fund
Evaluation of foreign aid
There is more in the 2014 Gates Annual Letter - 3 myths that block progress for the poor
An alternative perspective on foreign aid here.
NPR has a news broadcast here What happened to the aid meant to rebuild Haiti?
Watch this video - The Foreign Aid Paradox
... and also this one from the Gates Foundation...
Resources: article - “What are the arguments for and against foreign aid?”, handout - Welker textbook, p385-89 Dorton/Blink... plus Kognity. Use these to do the following tasks:
-official development assistance (ODA) and non-official aid
-humanitarian aid and development aid
Here are some statistics "Foreign aid reaches record high"
Teacher of IB Economics at the American School of Budapest