Wednesday, February 11, 2009

random points and links

  • 1H09 = first half of 2009
  • 1Q09 = first quarter of 2009
  • paradigm = comprehensive worldview shared by a group working on or thinking about a particular topic (Thomas Kuhn)
  • globalization = accelerated international integration of capital, labor, production, information, media, technology and culture, even poverty and diseases
  • development = economic growth + structural change + political modernization + gender equity + sustainable use of the natural resource base