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CAS EC 102
Jay Zagorsky

WSJ A3 "Michigan Gov't Looks to Immigration Injection to Aid Detroit Chapter 4 Lecture Wednesday, January 22, 2014 5:20 PM - Key idea from last lecture: Society has scarce resources - Because of scarce resources, people have to make trade offs - One of the scarcest resource is land ○ In the 1860s,Switzerland provided subsidies for people to leave ○ Large number of wars for land against Indians  Last war was the Little bighorns  In 10 years, native American population fell from 44,000to 26,000 ○ Rwandan genocide  Between April and June 1994,an estimated800,000Rwandans were killed in the space of 100 days  Most of the dead were Tutsis and most of those perpetrated the violence were Hutus  Participants were often given incentive, such as food, money and land - How do we know which places are at risk? ○ CIA world factbook; Rwanda is the mostdensely populated country in Africa  90% of the population were engaged in agriculture - Malthus theory ○ When a country needs more
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