APEC 205 Exam 1 Review
New Growth Theory: What is it? How does it differ from Old Growth Theory? Why
do we care about it in this course? Who were the pioneers in developing it?
New Growth Theory-Paul Romer/Robert Lucas Mid-Late 1890s future economic growt
APEC 205 Exam 2
Diamond Chapters 4-14 (Weeks 5-9) and Natural Disasters in
Why are ultimate causes so important for European development?
European societies got a head start on development through the meta-innovation of a sedentary,
Professor Jared Diamond 30+ yearsTo understand why Europeans have conquered so much?
Roots of triumph rest on the power of geography- Europe had the most productive crops and
animals which allowed them to develop guns germs and steel.
Rainforests of New G