Max 600 words and MLA style
Read Michael Robinson and Elmer Ghostkeepers Native and Local Economics: A Consideration of Economic Evolution and the Next Economy. Because of its publication date (1987), this article provides a useful retrospective context that we can use as a tool to analyze more recent developments in Northern Canada. The article presents an overview of three economic models: traditional bush, industrialized, and post-industrial.
Choose a community in the northern Yukon, Canada and outline the kinds of renewable and non-renewable resource development in operation twenty-five years ago and today. Identify and explain the economic models that currently operate in the community, and suggest how the community might move toward a more post-industrial model.
a. description of resource development (25 marks)
b. identification and description of economic model (30 marks)
c. recommendations for sustainable future development (30 marks)
d. structure, grammar, and documentation (15 marks)