Consider to what extent have informal institutions and soft laws contributed to our current global economic system?
Critically evaluate the following statement: ?Human Development and the pursuit of the MDGs are really just liberal contexts for inserting what are essentially Western ?political agendas? into the international economic development debate. In any event, the United Nations is an inept international body for fostering meaningful and sustainable global economic development.? Critically evaluate this statement.
Essay Question No. 2. The Bretton Woods System and the G-20 (Leaders) Process
In one of our earlier classes, we discussed the post-WWII international economic system (Bretton Woods I) conceived by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In this context ,critically evaluate each of the following sub-questions:
How has this ?system? evolved in the context of fostering a stable, secure, sustainable, equitable and accessible system of global economic development. Consider to what extent have informal institutions and soft laws contributed to our current global economic system?; and