Increase in the forces of globalization

COURSE OVERVIEW The forces of globalization have increased the permeability of traditional boundaries around countries, economies and industries. These forces include the expansion of international trade and investment, the growth of multinational corporations (MNCs), the ability of information and communication technology to span time and distance, and the shift of the world’s economic center of… Continue reading Increase in the forces of globalization

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Teaching methods and materials

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Throughout the course, we will make use of a variety of teaching methods and materials, including lectures, assigned readings, research reports, videos, case discussions, and student teams’ presentations. Learning will be evidence – not opinion – based and emphasize integrating theory and practice through a disciplined application of course materials to analyze problems.… Continue reading Teaching methods and materials

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Discussion on pressures on profits

  For this week’s discussion, the focus will be on examining Porter’s Five Forces as a tool for looking at the pressures on profits. Specifically, you will be looking at defining Porter’s Five Forces and applying this tool to the market structures and pressures on profits of a chosen group of firms. Instructions Review the… Continue reading Discussion on pressures on profits

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Assess theories of economic integration

CW 1 due on 04/11/2018 This assignment is designed to assess learning outcomes: 1. Apply economic theory to a range of EU issues. 2. Critically assess theories of economic integration. 3. Evaluate the economic policies of the EU. This assignment requires you to answer the following essay: Assess the contention that traditional customs union theory… Continue reading Assess theories of economic integration

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Third Gordon Rule Assignment

Third Gordon Rule Assignment   Your third Gordon Rule writing assignment will consist of a discussion of the Great Depression. Specifically, I want you to address: – What caused it? – What was the role of investment and consumption? – What was the role of the money supply? – What got us out?   Note… Continue reading Third Gordon Rule Assignment

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