IB Economics 4: Development Economics (SL and HL)


This course is designed for students in their second year of IB studying HL Economics, as well as those in first-year looking to get ahead. In each lesson, students revise the key syllabus points, diagrams and consider past paper questions.

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Kimberley C

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Exercise

5 HOURS

5 LESSONS

IB Economics 4: Development Economics (SL and HL)

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Course Overview



This course is designed primarily for students in their second year of IB studying HL Economics. Alternatively, the first year IB students may use this course to get ahead of their peers. It is a recap of the IB Economics Development Syllabus focusing on Section 4. This is a good course for students to take while they are studying this content in the classroom to ensure they have learnt the key points or as a revision tool. In each lesson, we will revise the key syllabus points, diagrams and consider past paper questions.

Course Content



9 LESSONS

9 HOURS Total Length

Lesson 1

Economic Growth, Development and International Development Goals

60 minutes

Lesson 2

Characteristics and Diversity Among Less Economically Developed Countries

60 minutes

Lesson 3

Measuring Methods for Development

60 minutes

Lesson 4

The Role of Domestic Factors to Economic Development

60 minutes

Lesson 5

The Role of International Trade: Problems and Strategies

60 minutes

Lesson 6

The Role of Foreign Direct Investments

60 minutes

Lesson 7

The Role of Foreign Aid and Multilateral Development Assistance

60 minutes

Lesson 8

Foreign Debt

60 minutes

Lesson 9

The Balance Between Markets and Intervention

60 minutes

Key Skills


Trade Strategies

Interventionalist Strategies

Development Goals

Measuring Development

Educator


Kimberley C

Science, Maths and Economics Educator

Alongside working towards her corporate finance exams, Kimberley teaches students in biology, physics, maths and economics to help them work toward their GCSEs and IB exams.