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Multinational Corporations [electronic resource]

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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
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Fixed vs. Floating Exchange Rates [electronic resource]

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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
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Managing Currencies and Policy Coordination [electronic resource]

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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
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Exchange Rates, Capital Flight and Hyperinflation [electronic resource]

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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
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Economies in Transition [electronic resource]

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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
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Developing Countries [electronic resource]

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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
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The Environment [electronic resource]

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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
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The Evolving World Economy [electronic resource]

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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