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The Crash

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"Explore[s] the dynamics of the global economy in an era of instability. Less than a year ago, Russia devalued its ruble and defaulted on its debts. Ten days later, the world's major markets tumbled and American investors saw the worth of their savings and retirement funds plummet. Fear spread that the global economy was indeed unraveling and arguments arose over who were the real culprits in the crisis"--Container.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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The Debt Crisis [electronic resource]: New Perspectives

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Explores the economic implications of the inability of developing countries to service their foreign debts.
Online
1990
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Inside the Global Economy: With Nariman Behraveshi

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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)
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The Interconnected World [electronic resource]: An Inside Look at the IMF and Its Impact

Growing affluence in Asia, economic development in Eastern Europe, and new approaches to natural resources in Africa-all are major influences on the global financial landscape and all provide ample demonstrations of the IMF at work. This program guides viewers through the history, mission, and real-world impact of the International Monetary Fund. Topics (all with an IMF focus) include China's need to boost domestic consumption and build social safety nets for its population; Ghana's challenges in ensuring that oil revenues benefit the country; and Poland's adoption of market economy principles as it moves toward economic powerhouse status. A section on the origins, evolution, and future of the IMF is also featured. Interviews with key IMF and academic figures appear throughout the film.
Online
2010
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The Mystery of Capital [electronic resource]

In this documentary, CBC News' Brian Stewart meets Hernando de Soto, an economist from Peru who became famous interpreting the destructiveness of shadow economies in the developing world. In his book, The Mystery of Capital, de Soto explains how an absence of property rights leads to poverty in developing countries. People who can't show ownership in anything are condemned to live in illegal shadow economies. The largest shadow economy of all was here in the West, in Wall Street and the banking system-in hundreds of trillions of dollars of unregulated financial transactions, which might yet cause massive banking collapse in the world?
Online
2014; 2009
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Stopping the Money Trail

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President Bush has said it will be a war fought on many fronts. The President outlined details of an executive order to freeze the assets of 27 individuals and organizations calling it a 'strike on the financial foundation' of terrorists.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)