You searched for:

Subject
:
International Economic Relations
x
277 entries
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
1.

Power Trip

Loading...
A comic clash of cultures that combusts when AES, an American energy company, tries to transform the dysfunctional electric system in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
2.

The Flaw: Markets, Money, Mortgages, and the Great American Meltdown

Loading...
Inspired by former U.S. Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan's acknowledgment that he'd found a flaw in his model of how the world worked, The flaw looks at the forces underlying the credit bubble that caused the financial crash which nearly destroyed the world economy.
DVD
2012; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

Inside the Global Economy: With Nariman Behraveshi

Loading...
Discusses the trend towards increased international economic integration and economic interdependence. Includes case studies from around the world and panel discussions by economic experts.
VHS
1994
Ivy (By Request)
4.

Global Village or Global Pillage?

Loading...
Examines global industrialization and how people around the world are challenging it. Features Ralph Nadar, Charles Kernaghan, Thea Lee, Loretta Ross, Dennis Brutus. Based on the 1994 book of the same title.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
5.

Great Decisions 2001: 1-4

Loading...
Presents four U.S. foreign policy cases based on U.S. foreign policy issues analyzed in the Great decisions briefing book published annually by the Foreign Policy Association.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
6.

The World of the Dragon [electronic resource]

Loading...
Examines how industrial developments in East Asia, especially China and Japan, have potential economic consequences for the West. Also explores how China plays an important role in the network of international business enterprises and the global economy.
Online
1996
7.

Trade [electronic resource]: An Introduction

Loading...
Explores the concept of comparative advantage with a case study of IBM's computer production in Japan. Identifies the factors that determine a nation's comparative advantage, dispels myths about comparative advantage and trade and explores the incentives of international trade. A case study of Australia's mineral export boom and domestic car production shows how consumers benefit from international trade.
Online
1994
8.

Protectionism [electronic resource]

Loading...
Explores the concept of protectionism and the reasons governments protect industries. Features case studies of France's efforts to protect their agricultural industries, and voluntary export restraints on automobiles by the United States and Japan in the 1980s.
Online
1994
9.

Trade Policy [electronic resource]

Loading...
Discusses how countries strengthen their competitive advantage through subsidies and regulatory policies. A case study of Airbus Industrie reveals the advantages of subsidies. A case study of the wine industry of Chile illustrates trade and industrial policy issues in developing countries.
Online
1994
10.

Trade Liberalization and Regional Trade Blocs [electronic resource]

Loading...
Identifies the functions of GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade), as well the organization's rules, and advantages and disadvantages of the system. A case study of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement demonstrates the benefits and disadvantages of forming trading blocs outside of GATT. The second case study explores Great Britain's decision to join the European Communities common market.
Online
1994
11.

Multinational Corporations [electronic resource]

Loading...
Identifies different ways of doing business globally, focusing on the advantages of multinational corporations. A case study of Ericsson Corporation in Hungary illustrates how both the nation of Hungary and Ericsson Corporation benefit from the corporation's decision to produce abroad. The second case study looks at how the United States determines a company's nationality, comparing multinational corporations Smith-Corona and Brother Industries.
Online
1994
12.

Fixed vs. Floating Exchange Rates [electronic resource]

Loading...
Explores the factors that affect foreign exchange rates as well as how the exchange rates impact the global economy. A case study analyzes how the fluctuating exchange rates affected two competing corporations: U.S.-based Caterpillar and Japan-based Komatsu. The second case study shows how the system of floating exchange rates coped with the shock of the oil crisis of 1973.
Online
1994
13.

Managing Currencies and Policy Coordination [electronic resource]

Loading...
Explains how and why countries manage their currencies. A case study explores the problems created by the rapid and large appreciation of the dollar caused by an expansive fiscal policy combined with a tight monetary policy in the United States during the mid 1980s. Explores the benefits and downsides of policy coordination in a case study of the United Kingdom joining the European Monetary System.
Online
1994
14.

Exchange Rates, Capital Flight and Hyperinflation [electronic resource]

Loading...
Introduces theories on the relationship of exchange rates, capital flight and inflation. Uses these theories to analyze a case study of capital flight out of Mexico in the early 1980's and a case study of hyperinflation in Argentina.
Online
1994
15.

Developing Countries [electronic resource]

Loading...
Explores the economic conditions and strategies of developing countries. A case study compares the economic policies and development strategies of South Korea and Sri Lanka. Examines the advantages of Export promotion and import substitution. A case study of aid to Tanzania explores how developed countries can help improve the economic conditions of developing countries.
Online
1994
16.

Economies in Transition [electronic resource]

Loading...
Explores the transition from communist to capitalist economic systems in nations of the former Soviet Union. Two case studies describe the privatization process in Russia and Poland. Identifies the ingredients for a successful transition to a capitalist economic system.
Online
1994
17.

The Environment [electronic resource]

Loading...
Questions whether goals of environmental protection and free trade are compatible. The first case study discusses how efforts to save dolphins impacted the tuna industry in Mexico. The second case study discusses transboundary pollution of the Rhine in Europe.
Online
1994
18.

The Evolving World Economy [electronic resource]

Loading...
Explores the evolving nature of the global economy. The first case study looks at the rise of China as an economic and trading power. Discusses trends in comparative advantages, showing how nations with advantages in mass production have become strong manufacturing exporters while nations such as the United States have become strong service exporters. The second case illustrates a shift in an American comparative advantage by looking into the operations of a software producer in California.
Online
1994
19.

TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Leslie T. Chang - the Voices of China's Workers

In the ongoing debate about globalization, what's been missing is the voices of workers - the millions of people who migrate to factories in China and other emerging countries to make goods sold all over the world. Reporter Leslie T. Chang sought out women who work in one of China's booming megacities, and in this TEDTalk she tells their stories.
Online
2012
20.

When Bubbles Burst [electronic resource]: Why Financial Markets Crash

The Norwegian hamlet of Vik was nearly bankrupted in 2007 due to speculative investing in U.S. hedge funds. Why has it become so difficult for communities, companies, and individuals to protect themselves from financial volatility? This program looks at the inner workings of the global economy, examining the mechanics behind unanticipated bubbles and catastrophic crashes. Experts including best-selling author Michael Lewis (The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine) and economics Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz give an unflinching account of the contemporary financial landscape, and Vik's unwitting involvement in the Terra Securities scandal serves as a case study.
Online
2012