The Persistence of Poverty

5/20/20, The Indicator (9:08)


Teaching Ideas

Summary: Why are some countries rich, and others poor? This episode “digs” into this classic question by looking at the case of Peru and Bolivia and the work Melissa Dell. Her research studies the persistent differences in economic development that can be linked to historical events and economic activity over four hundred years ago. The accompanying Team-Based Learning exercise asks students to put their policy hat on. Detailed Teaching Notes included!

Posted March 13, 2023 by ishanitewari in THE INDICATOR

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