You are on page 1of 2

Mount Kenya University

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION 2011/2012

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

UNIT CODE: BDS 121 UNIT TITLE: DEVELOPMENT THEORY

DATE: MAY 2012 MAIN EXAM TIME:2HRS

ANSWER QUESTION ONE AND ANY OTHER TWO QUESTIONS

QUESTION ONE. (Compulsory)

a. Define development indicators and differentiate between quantitative and qualitative


indicators(8)
b. Discuss the process of development stakeholders analysis(4)
c. Explain the key objectives of world bank(6)
d. Evaluate techniques that can be used to appraise social issues of a development
iniatives.(6)
e. What are the major obstacles of economic development in LDCS?(4)

SECTION TWO (DO ANY TWO QUESTIONS)

QUESTION TWO.

a. Discuss any three types of development actors(6)


b. Differentiate between dependency of necessity and syndrome of dependency(6)
c. Explain classification of countries according to Wallenstein(8)

QUESTION THREE

a. Differentiate between import substitution and subsidies giving examples(6)


b. What are the elements of theory(8)
c. Discuss any four development strategies.(6)

QUESTION FOUR

Briefly discuss the following:


a. underdevelopment(6)
b. Privatization(4)
c. Liberalization(4)
d. Balance of payment(6)
QUESTION FIVE

ICT is the new job creation frontier in LDCS” Discuss this statement. (20)