THE POLICY OF COLLECTIVISATION WAS A SUCCESS FOR THE SOVIET UNION. HOW FAR DO YOU
AGREE WITH THIS STATEMENT? (30M)
In order to accommodate rapid industrialisation under the Five-Year Plans, collectivisation
was implemented in order to feed the growing pop
In what ways did processes of 'Forging Ahead, Catching-Up and Falling Behind' differ pre-1914 and
Forging ahead is when a leader country reinforces her lead, in terms of productivity measured by output
per worker or possibly technological leade
Was the Asian miracle driven by innovation or perspiration?
The Asian miracle was characterized by tremendous growth rates, with the four NICs among four of the
five fastest growing economies in the world from 1960 to 1985 [You94]. Perspiration refers to
UK and US Contrasts 1870
Can mass production explain US:UK productivity differentials before 1914? (2006)
US manufacturing labour productivity rates were twice British ones in 1914. Mass production cannot
explain this because very little was
Assess the claim that the Russian economy improved massively by 1914.
I agree to an extent that the Russian economy did improve massively by 1914. This was mainly due
to the efforts of Sergei Witte and Peter Stolypin as the industrial as well as the agric
Anneka Ng, EH101 G13, LT Short Essay 2
How did the international economy recover from the Second World War? How effective were the new
institutions before 1973?
At the end of the Second World War, millions of people were homeless, the European economy
Anneka Ng, EH101 G13, LT Long Essay
Was the Asian Growth Miracle driven by innovation or perspiration?
The Asian Growth Miracle is a story of the exuberant and almost consistent economic growth
which occurred throughout Asia in the past four decades. This
1. Is the Human Development Index, a better measure of economic performance than GDP per
The performance of an economy is usually assessed through its ability to meet its economic objectives.
These objectives can be long term, such as sustainable
Anneka Ng, EH101 G13, LT Short Essay 1
Why did the rate of economic growth in the Soviet Union fall over time after 1945?
Economic growth in the Soviet Union began to slow down after 1945 and this was especially
apparent in the 1960s. The growth in GNP fe
Is Human Development Index a better measure of economic performance than
GDP per capita?
Economic performance of a country includes the economic growth, productivity and standard of
living of individuals within the country. The Human Development Index (HD
Topic 2 Outline
Transition to accelerated modern economic growth started around 1820 (Crafts). Britain's
exceptionalism was not an industrial revolution, but a much longer process of ascension British
performance in the 18th century allowed f
HOW SUCCESSFUL WAS STALINS ECONOMIC POLICY BY 1941? (30)
WHAT WAS THE AIMS OF THE FIVE YEAR PLANS AND COLLECTIVISATION?
Stalins economic policies mainly made up of Collectivisation and his revolutionising Five Year Plans
which aimed at bringi
Diminished giant: nineteenth century Britain and Twentieth century America
Both emerged from a war
neither could hope to maintain its status once other countries industrialised
or regained th
H 101: The Internationalisation of Economic
The Geography of Economic Development
The geographic spread of modern economic growth and industrialization has
been very uneven. This is easily appreciated by looking at the data on shares of
world GDP an
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FACTOR ENDOWMENTS, INEQUALITY, AND PATHS OF DEVELOPMENT AMONG NEW WORLD ECONOMIES Stanley L. Engerman Kenneth L. Sokoloff Working Paper 9259 http:/www.nber.org/papers/w9259 NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH 1050 Massachusetts
EH 101 Lecture 4
Growth and Development
The Internationalisation of Economic Growth
The Difference Between Growth and Development
20 century growth facts
OECD forges ahead
Asian Tigers, China embark on rapid catchup growth
of Economic Growth
& Max Schulze
Why do the course?
It is interesting
It is well-organised and well-taught
Students rate it as one of the top
courses in the School
The topics are important!
EH101: The Internationalisation of Economic Growth
British and American Industry
prior to 1914
America overtook Britain
America used new production techniques
such as mass production
Were new production techniques were the
Anneka Ng Pik Yee
Why did fixed exchange rate in the international economy work better in the period before 1914 than
A fixed exchange rate is a type of exchange rate regime where a countrys government or central
bank fixes its curr