| Chapter 26: Development
of Economic Systems
"The World Bank"
In this chapter you have learned about
the various economic systems used in the world todaycapitalism,
socialism, communism, and mixed systemsas well as the
economic problems that challenge the many developing nations
of our world. In this activity you will take a closer look at
an agency that seeks to encourage growth and development in
these emerging economiesthe World Bank.
Destination Title: The
World Bank Group
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Start at the World Bank Web site.
- In the blue column on the left
of the screen, click on About Us.
- Click on and explore the topics under "What is the World Bank." Click on Data at the top of the screen. Then click on Data by Country on the left. Under the heading "Country at a Glance Tables,"
choose a country from the drop down menu and then examine
that country's data.
- Read the information presented,
taking notes as you go.
After you have read through the
information, answer the following questions.