Ch 62: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 18.2: A Framework for Economic Development Objectives

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The Framework for Economic Development Objectives chapter of this Holt McDougal Economics Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with economic development. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Framework for Economic Development Objectives textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Holt McDougal Framework for Economic Development Objectives chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover economic development topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • International banking organizations
  • Economic development categories
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Price stabilization through monetary policy
  • The government's influence on economic opportunity
  • Definitions for human and physical capital

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7 Lessons in Chapter 62: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 18.2: A Framework for Economic Development Objectives
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Investment in Human Capital and Productivity

1. Investment in Human Capital and Productivity

This lesson explores the education, knowledge and skills of the labor force - what economists call human capital - including how it affects productivity and economic output.

Physical Capital: Definition and Effects on Productivity

2. Physical Capital: Definition and Effects on Productivity

This lesson explains what physical capital is and why it's important to an economy. Using real-world examples, you'll see how it relates to the process of producing goods and services, which is a major foundation of economic growth.

Price Stability in Monetary Policy: Definition & Overview

3. Price Stability in Monetary Policy: Definition & Overview

Monetary policy is implemented to control the rate of change in the general price level in an economy. In this lesson, you'll learn how monetary policy can help stabilize prices. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz.

How Governments Affect Economic Opportunity

4. How Governments Affect Economic Opportunity

This lesson discusses and provides examples of how economic opportunity depends on government functions, including reducing trade barriers, controlling corruption, limiting regulations, and supporting personal income growth. Read on to learn more about these, then take a brief quiz.

What is Economic Development? - Definition & Examples

5. What is Economic Development? - Definition & Examples

Learn what economic development is and why you may play a part in it every time you purchase something at the store. Find out who sponsors economic development and some of the most common categories and examples of economic development.

What Is Foreign Direct Investment? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

6. What Is Foreign Direct Investment? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

Foreign direct investment has been a controversial issue in international economics. In this lesson, you'll learn about it, including some of its advantages and disadvantages. A short quiz follows the lesson.

The World Bank, IMF & Other International Banking Organizations

7. The World Bank, IMF & Other International Banking Organizations

International banking and financial organizations exist to encourage economic and financial stability, help facilitate trade, and help with economic development. In this lesson, you'll learn about some of these important organizations.

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