Aug 5, 2010

It's The Economy Stu.....

Trying to relate econ to the "real" world in order to get your students looking past the boring definitions they see in their textbooks? This image would be a great place to start. Why do so many people from countries to the south risk everything to come here? Opportunity....much of it economic.

Use the map as a segue into discussing HDI.
See where the countries rank here.