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Outliners or Models?

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University of Toronto St. George
Political Science
Jeffrey Kopstein

PoliSci, Lecture.. February 7, 2010 1 Outliners or Models? Dependent Development What is development? Human development, micro level Equitable development Capacity Sustainable development, environmental Political development, Egypt Focus on aggregate economic growth How to explain? Theories explain the world and they prescribe. Theoretical Conversation: (I) the cosmpolitical view Under a system of perfectly free commerce (trade), each country naturally devotes its capital and labour to such employments as are most beneficial to each. This pursuit of individual advantage is admirably connected with the universal good of the whole. David Ricardo, 1817 Specialization is individual labour. You do what youre best at doing. The global division of labour, each firmcountry specializes. This is efficiency. Human effort is important. Capitalism isnt good for lazy people. Those who work hard, rational, those people will excel in Global Capitalism Global productivity, global prosperity = Global Peace. Everyone will benefit from a system of free trade if you arent lazy. (II) The Mercantilist View Free trade and commerce does not benefit the Universal whole, it benefits the Hegemony.
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