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Unformatted text preview: For the years for which you have data and can make comparisons, which country grew faster? Compare growth rates over as long a period as you can, as well as for shorter periods. Which country has fewer negative growth experiences? Are the differences in their relative economic performance at the end of the 20th century the result of conditions in 1950, or each countries experience over the intervening period? What are the sources of economic prosperity? What are they good at producing and (perhaps) exporting? Has growth been widespread or concentrated in specific sectors? Are periods of declining economic performance explained by external or internal forces? Why do you think your countries are rich and poor?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2010 for the course ECON 412 taught by Professor Gribbin,j during the Spring '08 term at UMBC.
- Spring '08