SIS_201_-_Guest_Lecture_on_Postwar_Development

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SIS 201      The Making of the 21 SIS 201      The Making of the 21  Century  Century The Challenge of Postwar Development:  Three  Paradigms 2 May 2008 Wolfram Latsch, JSIS
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The Development Challenge Timeline: 1947 : Independence of India 1957-1980 : African independence Challenge: Industrialization, growth, poverty reduction,  modernization
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The Development Challenge Big Picture: Historical Context Men standing  in a breadline,  (New York City, 1932)
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The Development Challenge Big Picture: Historical Context   The Great Depression “Our greatest primary task is to put people to  work. […] It can be accompanied in part  by  direct recruiting by the government itself treating the task as we would treat the  emergency of a war…” Franklin D. Roosevelt , First Inaugural Address, 4 March 1933
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The Development Challenge Big Picture: Historical Context   The Great Depression
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The Development Challenge Big Picture: Historical Context Soviet industrialization The  Five-Year Plans  of the Soviet Union  (thirteen  of them, 1929-1995) Industrialization, massive capital investments, state  ownership of “means of production”, collectivization  of agriculture
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The Development Challenge Big Picture: Historical Context “Full speed ahead for  the fourth and final year  of the Five Year Plan!”
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The Development Challenge Big Picture: Historical Context “Help build the  gigantic factories!”
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Comparative Growth Industrial  Production   Average Annual Growth (%) 12.3% 5.5% 1.9% 4.7% 4.4% 2.5% U.S.S.R U.S.A. Britain Germany France 0% 2% 4% 6% 8% 10% 12% 14% Percent Growth 1928/40 1948/65 1869/99 1760/99 1801/41 1870/ 1913 1860/ 1930
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The Development Challenge Big Picture: Historical Context War economies and economic planning
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The Development Challenge Big Picture: Historical Context U.S. War Posters, 1942-45
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The Development Challenge Big Picture: Historical Context U.S. GDP, change from previous year
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