Discussion Questions

  1. Describe a hypothetical “day in the life” of the average person in a high-, middle-, and low-income country. Give examples and include what types of resources or access each person could access.

  2. How might the global digital divide affect a low-income country’s ability to improve its global economic standing? Explain how this might affect the country’s ability to be competitive in a global marketplace.

  3. In what ways is work gendered globally? How does this affect the standing of women globally?