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Rostow's Model of Economic Growth

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Are you a fan of Walt Disney? Maybe Walter White? Another famous Walt is Walt Rostow. He created a model to show how countries pass through five different stages as they develop economically.

Which of the following is TRUE of his Rostovian take-off model of economic growth?

A

Globalization will slow down the growth of developing countries

B

Countries in Stage 5 experience deindustrialization

C

Foreign investment is required for the growth in Stage 2 to occur

D

External demand for raw materials drives growth in Stage 4

E

All countries in the world will eventually pass through all five stages