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Economic Growth and Development, Causes and constraints

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Why Poverty?

Why Poverty? | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
8 Documentaries, 30 Short Films. All about poverty, wealth and inequality. Find out more at whypoverty.net and join the online debate using #whypoverty hasht...
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Very useful particularly the documentaries on Land rush and stealing Africa. Remember the view on the programme will be anti MNC's.

 

The debate on Why Poverty in the news and events section is always worth another watch.

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How will US trade deal affect Japan?

How will US trade deal affect Japan? | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
US President Obama is embarking on a week-long tour of Asia, with the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal high on the agenda.
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China backs innovators for growth

China backs innovators for growth | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
The Chinese government spends billions of dollars to promote innovation in the creative industries, with a view to helping the country's economy.
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The Poor Are Still With Us -- How Microfinance Failed

The Poor Are Still With Us -- How Microfinance Failed | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
A cautionary tale of poverty stricken people who gave up everything, in some cases their lives, to borrow a few dollars.
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The G8 and the fight for the future of African farming - interactive

The G8 and the fight for the future of African farming - interactive | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
Under the G8's New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, African governments have said they will make their countries more attractive to private investors. Explore the promises that have been made and where
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How China Fooled The World - Documentary - YouTube

China is now the second largest economy in the world and for the last 30 years China's economy has been growing at an astonishing rate. While Britain has bee...
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Will China shake the world again?

Will China shake the world again? | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
China’s growth in recent years has been generated by a dangerous lending and investing splurge. My new BBC2 film investigates whether a crash is looming that will shake the world.
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INDEX

INDEX | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
The latest BBC Business News: breaking personal finance, company, financial and economic news, plus insight and analysis into UK and global markets.
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Inequality, Economic Growth and Development

This is an updated revision presentation covering aspects of inequality and economic growth/development - it is designed for Year 13 A2 macro students

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Cameron meets business leaders in China

Cameron meets business leaders in China | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
The British prime minister David Cameron is Shanghai on the second day of a tour of China.
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WTO hopes for eleventh hour deal

WTO hopes for eleventh hour deal | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is looking to salvage a last-minute global trade deal, as trade ministers of member states meet in Bali, Indonesia.
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How does a country become rich?

How does a country become rich? | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
Singapore now the third highest average income in the world. How did it do it? And why are social tensions now showing?
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Useful on how Singapore has managed to beat the mid income trap

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China's leaders call for reform

China's leaders call for reform | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
China's leaders have called for a "comprehensive deepening of economic reforms" following a meeting Communist Party meeting.
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Do bilateral deals harm world trade?

Do bilateral deals harm world trade? | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
The BBC's Economics Correspondent Andrew Walker speaks to WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo to discuss the impact of bilateral trade deals compared to global trade agreements.
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Obama's trade deal faces jobs question

Obama's trade deal faces jobs question | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
A potential free trade deal called the Trans Pacific Partnership is being seen as key to boosting growth in the Asia-Pacific region. But it has raised some questions about the impact on US jobs.
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China's hard-hit steel industry

China's hard-hit steel industry | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
China's economy grew 7.4% in the first three months of the year - slightly better than expected, but below the government's target.
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Where does the UK's aid money go?

Where does the UK's aid money go? | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
At a time of UK spending cuts, how does the government decide where and how to allocate its overseas aid budget?
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Hoppen praises African business scheme

Hoppen praises African business scheme | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
Dragon's Den star Kelly Hoppen has praised a Sport Relief project helping Kenyan women into business.
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Dark trade of China's 'shadow banks'

Dark trade of China's 'shadow banks' | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
China's debt has mounted, with a lot of money owed to unregulated "shadow banks.''
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Panorama: Where's Our Aid Money Gone?

Panorama: Where's Our Aid Money Gone? | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
Richard Bilton investigates the Global Fund, whose inspector general was fired.
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Gini in the bottle

Gini in the bottle | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
THE most revealing graph in a recent New Yorker post on inequality in America is this one: The figure and its data come from Janet Gornick, the director of a CUNY...

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WTO trade reform talks stumble

WTO trade reform talks stumble | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
Talks centred on helping to push through trade reform at the WTO have hit a stumbling block as ministers fail to agree on a text to be presented in Bali, Indonesia, next month.
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China sees foreign investment rise

China sees foreign investment rise | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
China attracts 5.77% more foreign direct investment in the first 10 months of the year, compared to 2012.
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China: Growth versus inflation

China: Growth versus inflation | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Development | Scoop.it
After years of rapid expansion, China now has to balance lower growth rates, while still controlling price rises.
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