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A2 Economics.

Unit 5B Economic Development

Lesson Topic Lesson content Resources Assessment


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1 Introduction to the Syllabus content. Widespread nature of Video Children of Rio
topic 3rd world poverty
2/3 Indicators of Students produce comparison of Assignment sheet. Internet esp Quality of information
development industrial and developing country CIA site
4 Indicators of GDP. Uses in measuring development Edexcel resource
development and problems with it. PPP Heinemann
Nixson
5/6 Indicators of Other indicators of development Edexcel resource
development including composite indicators. Heinemann
Introduce primary product dependency Nixson
UNHDI web site
7 Indicators of Absolute and relative poverty Edexcel resource Quality of discussion
development Discussion on comparisons Heinemann Heinemann p165 Activity 3a
Nixson
8 Causes of economic Revision of causes of growth Edexcel resource
growth -role of factors of production Heinemann
-PPF Nixson
-AD/AS analysis
9/10 Causes of economic Keynesian and free market approaches Edexcel resource Edexcel exemplar 3b
growth i.e. role of government Heinemann
Harod-Domar model Nixson Nixson p38 essays 1 & 2
Rostows model Cramp

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A2 Economics. Unit 5B Economic Development

11/12 Costs of economic Environmental problems Edexcel resource Quality of report back and
growth Policy options Heinemann discussion
Students report on theme from Nixson
www.worlbank.org/environment Cramp
13 Constraints on Sectoral imbalances. Primary product Edexcel resource Heinemann p165 activity 2c
economic growth hypothesis. Heinemann
Nixson
Cramp
Various web sites
14/15 Constraints on Population issues Edexcel resource
economic growth AIDS Heinemann
Finance and burden of debt. Nixson
Cramp
Various web sites
16/17 Constraints on Corruption Edexcel resource
economic growth Missing markets Heinemann
Short term thinking Nixson
Cramp
18 Constraints on Developed countries trading policies e.g. Various articles Find homework
economic growth CAP Video one pound dress
19/20 Development Inward and outward looking strategies Edexcel resource
strategies Sick tiger syndrome Bus
review Sept 98
Video Capitalism is good
21/22 Development Agriculture. Problem of primary product Edexcel resource Nixson p84 data response
strategies dependency. Policies to develop Heinemann
agriculture Nixson
Cramp

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A2 Economics. Unit 5B Economic Development

23 Development Industry. Lewis model of sectoral Edexcel resource


strategies balance. Problems and opportunities of Heinemann
development of industry Nixson
24 Development Tourism. Benefits and costs of tourism as Travel and tourism p140 Edexcel exemplar 3c
strategies development strategy
25/26 Sources of external Foreign Direct Investment. Reasons for Books Nixson p108 data response
finance it, advantages and disadvantages of FDI Video New rulers of the
world
27/28 Sources of external Types of aid (official development Books
finance assistance). Role, benefits, disadvantages Video The famine business
29 Sources of external Debt forgiveness issues and arguments. Internet Nixson p118 data response
finance Debate
30 Sources of external Role of the world bank and IMF. What Books
finance they provide and evaluation of their role Internet world bank site very
informative
31/32 Sources of external Structural adjustment policies. What are Books Edexcel exemplar 3d
finance they and their implications Video Jamaica and the IMF

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