4 introduce the concepts of modern economic growth

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differences in the type of colonial regime as this topic is discussed at the very end of section 2.4.
Introduce the concepts of modern economic growth and structural change. Traditional society and modern
Discuss the various theories of Comparative Development. Discussion TopicsAsk the students what they think the common features of developing countries are and make a list of their suggestions on the board. At the end, add anything that they have missed. Along the way you can
Ask the students whether they think becoming more economically developed is equivalent to becoming more industrialized. You can present data on the share of industry in GDP, discuss the difference between necessary and sufficient conditions, and introduce the concept of modern economic growth and the structural changes that go along with development (this is discussed further in Chapter 3 as part ofthe structural change theory).
Sample QuestionsShort Answer 1.Explain how low levels of living can turn into a vicious cycle in developing countries.
2.Carefully explain some of the similar problems faced by otherwise diverse countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

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