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In what ways do some argue that economic development does not always have positive effects on people’s lives?

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ANS: Some have even suggested that economic progress (as defined by rising wages, increased GNP, and so on) actually has lowered the quality of life for many non-Western people. Despite the best intentions of international development agencies, multimillion- dollar foreign aid projects have often resulted in greater poverty, longer working hours, overpopulation, poorer health, more social pathology, and environmental degradation (Bodley 2007, 2008).

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Thanks a million!