Covid-19 Effects on International Development
For this paper, you will write about the implications of the current COVID-19 pandemic on the future of international development. Given the measures that states have put in place to prevent the spread of the virus to its populations, we are faced with the question of how this pandemic, and the possibility of future pandemics, will impact development projects and the international development industry. You will have creative discretion when it comes to the subject of this paper, as long as you are able to draw linkages to the course material.
Suggested key terms:
Course concepts (globalization, state development, economic development, inequality, poverty, military intervention, etc.) Topical phrases (pandemic, epidemic, financial crisis, historic shift, societal transformation, etc.)
Your paper should adhere to the following specifications:
1) Minimally 5,000 words, maximally 7,000 words. Not adhering to this word limit will result in being deducted by a single letter grade (e.g. from B+ to B).
2) Minimally 12 scholarly, peer-reviewed sources, not including course materials.
3) Please do not forget to cite all non-original sources correctly as per APA style. Please consult the APA style guide, otherwise, you will lose marks.
4) Please DO NOT use non-scholarly sources including, but not limited to: dictionaries, encyclopedias, web-based sources that are not scholarly books or journals*, newspapers and popular magazines, etc.
Points will be reduced if you do.