Document Type


First Faculty Advisor

Dietrich, John


human rights development; economics strategies; cultural development


This study is an exploratory case study of Chile, Indonesia and the Central African Republic to better understand the economic development of human rights. This thesis will explore three hypotheses: (1) countries develop according to a similar hierarchy of needs as outlined by Abraham Maslow, (2) non-governmental organizations address the needs of a country the most effectively and efficiently because of their direct connection to communities, and (3) non-governmental organizations can utilize economic strategies to achieve their goals. The definition of economic strategies.