IMAGES OF ECONOMIC GROWTH: MATERIAL WORLD
First, access the photos under the “READINGS, VIDEOS, ARTICLES and PRESENTATIONS” folder under the Course Content tab. Locate the Module 3 subfolder.
What did you learn from considering the photos in Material World: A Global Family Portrait? Have differences in economic growth created disparities in the standard of living around the world? How important is economic growth?
In order to receive full credit for this discussion, you need to post a substantive answer of at least 50 words that explains what you learned from the photos and how these photos can be used to illustrate the importance of economic growth.
Please change the title of your response to reflect the main idea in the sentences that you post.
THIS IS ONE OF FOUR DISCUSSION BOARDS REQUIRED FOR MODULE 3.
Be sure to also participate in the discussion boards about (2) the Hungry Planet photos and (3) the Hans Rosling video (200 countries over 200 years).
Reading and Resources:
Bade & Parkin (2015): Chapter 5 & Chapter 9
Websites and Video:
Please make sure you visit these websites/video listed below:
The Bureau of Economic Analysis http://www.bea.gov
The National Bureau of Economic Research http://www.nber.org/cycles/recessions.html
Health and Economic Growth around the World http://youtu.be/CIPx5FSUh9s (Download Transcript Here)