CHY 4U 2014: The World Economy

Good Advice for Hard Times by Daniel Y. Go, via Flickr
Good Advice for Hard Times by Daniel Y. Go, via Flickr

The World Economy

Congratulations. Despite having virtually no training in the field of economics, you have been handpicked to help the world avoid another Depression. The United Nations and the World Bank have asked you to closely examine the state of the world economy in the 1920s, and use this to create a series of guidelines that authorities can use to help them through troubling times.

Put yourself in a group of 3.

Examine pages 409-413. Based on these readings, create a list of 4-5 rules/guidelines that modern politicians could use to avoid economic collapse. For each rule/guideline, provide the specific example from the reading that inspired the rule/guideline you have created.

Each member of your group will watch one of the following 5 minute clips. After you are done, you will bring your ideas together:

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