Introduction to International Relations

Enduring Questions and Contemporary Perspectives

by Joseph Grieco, G. John Ikenberry and Michael Mastanduno

Chapter 10: Dilemmas of Development

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Outside resources

Video resources

  • Listen to the Prime Minister of Norway, Jens Stoltenberg, discuss the oil curse and how it relates to his country in this video.
  • Take a look at this video from the BBC about the oil curse, the first part of a three-part series.

Primary sources and further learning

  • Look through this scholarly article on the Beijing Consensus by Joshua C. Ramo.
  • Check out this discussion from the IMF website on moral hazard and IMF loans (NOTE: Piece is from 2002).
  • Take a look at this report from the Center for Global Development about some of the controversies surrounding foreign aid.

Relevant news articles

  • Check out this article from Bloomberg about the BRICS’ accelerating plan to create a development bank.

Games and activities