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1. Distinguish between economic growth and economic development.

2. Give the indicators of least-developed countries.


3. Explain what government of LDCs should do to improve on the social-economic wellbeing
of its people
4. To what extent has political factors caused underdevelopment.
5. Define Tied Aid.
6. How useful is foreign Aid to LDC recipients.
7. Describe the types of foreign aid LDCS are receiving.
8. Explain the positive and negative implications of getting foreign aid by LDCS.
9. Examine the likely impact on developing economics if the MDCS withdrawal aid from them.
10. Discuss the advantage and disadvantages of economic liberalization.
11. Examine the likely dangers of over liberalizing of a Countrys economy.
12. Explain how the following Growth Theories causes economic growth:
i) Karl Marxs theory of growth.
ii) Rostows theory (stages) of growth.
13. Governments of least Developed countries are largely responsible for their
underdevelopment. Discuss.
14. Examine the population problems of developing countries.
15. What is a vicious circle of poverty?
16. Suggest possible ways through which poverty as a macro economic problem can be
alleviated by your government.
17. With the help of examples, distinguish between costs and benefits of economic growth.

18. How can both labor intensive and capital intensive methods of production capable of
reducing the unemployment problem?
19. Using appropriate examples, explain the meaning of:
i) Least Developed Countries. (LDCs)
ii) Most Developed Countries. (MDCs)
20. Explain why there are usually wider income inequalities in developing economies than in the
developed countries.
21. To what extent is under development in Africa, South Asia and Latin American countries
attributed to external factors.
22. Explain what you understand by both Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) and Gross Domestic
Product.
20. Write what you understand on these economic development concepts;
i) Human Development Index (HDI).
ii) Absolute Poverty
iii) Per capita income.
23. Describe some of the development goals developing countries are striving to achieve.
24. To what extent is bad leadership or poor politics responsible for the low growth and
development in Africa?
25. Describe the major features of poor countries.
26. Explain how improving on education levels, infrastructure and population structure is
capable of causing economic growth and development.
27. Discuss the view that foreign aid has been of less help to developing of poor nations.
28. . Suggest other ways through which LDCs can develop without necessarily relying on foreign
aid today
29. Distinguish between import substitution and export promotion industrial strategies of
development.
30. How can the above two development strategies cause development in the Great Lakes
countries?

31. Discuss the barriers in the implementation of either the export promotion industrial
development strategy or the import substitution industrial development strategy
32. Give the advantages and disadvantages of embarking on the import substitution development
strategy.
33. Examine the limitations a country like Uganda or Somalia will face in its attempts to adopt
an export promotion industrial strategy (EPIS).
32. Using appropriate examples, explain the meaning of:
i) Labor saving techniques of production.
ii) Capital saving techniques of production.
33. Explain the advantages of adapting capital saving techniques of production.
i)
Differentiate between costs and benefits of economic growth.
ii) Discuss the various costs of economic growth.
34. Comment on how the following models suggest on the aspects of growth and
developments;
i)

The dependency theory

ii)

The Karl max theory of growth

iii)

The Harrod Domar model of growth

34. Distinguish between;


i.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Gross National Product (GNP).
ii.
Real income and Per capita income.
iii.
Millennium Development goals and Human Development Index
35. What is a vicious circle of poverty?
36. Suggest possible ways through which poverty as a macro economic problem can be
alleviated by your government.
37. With the help of examples, distinguish between costs and benefits of economic growth.
38. How can both labor intensive and capital intensive methods of production capable of
reducing the unemployment problem

39. Using appropriate examples, explain the meaning of the following:


i. The high population dependency burden.
ii. Capital saving techniques of production.
iii. Economic growth and development.
39. Distinguish between trade liberalisation and economic liberalisation.
40. What are the merits and demerits of economic liberalisation?
41. Why are developing economies not benefiting from economic liberalisation.
42. Other than economics, suggest other economic policies the government should use to achieve
development.
43. What is the meaning of standard of living and cost of living?
44. Explain what you understand by Value added product