ch 9 Geography of Economies

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Geography of Economies Industries, Services, and  Development
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How is this Chinese landscape  connected to the Wal-Mart in  your neighborhood?
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Economic Sectors  Primary Seconday Tertiary Quaternary
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Primary Activities Extracts from the earth Farming Fishing Forestry Mining, including oil extraction
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Secondary Activities Manufacturing Takes materials extracted from during  primary activities and turns them into  finished goods
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Tertiary Activities Sales and services Producer services (business to business) Business to consumer Public Services
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Quaternary Activities Research and development High level information processing
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Development and Economic  Activities In general, the least developed  countries have the highest % of  employment in the primary sector and  the lowest in the quaternary sector.   The most developed countries have  moved to “service economies” and  quaternary sector activities.
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor Dawnwrobel during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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