I hope you all enjoy your summer.
I apologize for waiting until the last minute to make a lot of my posts, and quizzes. This is the first online class that I have ever taken and it kind of took advantage of the relax due dates. I feel that this class is set up great, it is a college course, and from … Continue reading procrastination
Although, at first I was not overly excited about the blogging. I found it to be kind of refreshing posting my views out to the public. It is always nice to put your views out and get other people to add their perspective to an issue. It is a very good way to evolve your … Continue reading class experience.
The question about Colliers conflict trap through me off. “Which situation is an example of what Collier would refer to a conflict trap for underdeveloped countries?” I thought all the answers but one was actually a conflict trap in his book. I got it wrong obviously
Which Trap is not what Collier would refer to as conflict trap.
a) conflict trap
b) Government party trap
c) natural resource trap
d) landlocked with bad neighbors trap
My two favorite blog posts so far for the semester are: 1. Investment opportunities. I have been thinking about the quote “the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer”. One of the many of reasons that this is true is simply due to the ability to invest. I have been lucky enough to see … Continue reading favorite quotes
I apologize ahead of time for this paper. My grammar/ writing skills are non existent! The book that I have decided to read and do my report on is John Colliers, the Bottom Billion, why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it. The ISBN for this book is 978-0-19-531145-7. Copyright … Continue reading book report
Paul Collier describes a term in his book The Bottom Billion, on “conditionality” on which a country could only receive aid if they were to change some of their business practices. He was referring to the the poorest of all countries in the world, but it seems that we were guilty of it in the … Continue reading Collier
That is the one thing that I do love about capitalism. Although, it does obviously promote greed, I like the fact that if you work hard enough the potential is unlimited. It is a great tool for trying to better yourself.
I have been thinking about the quote “the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer”. One of the many of reasons that this is true is simply due to the ability to invest. I have been lucky enough to see people close to me succeed in their careers and have the ability to diversify … Continue reading investment opps