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ECO-116
Inside the Global Economy

3 credit hours
0.0 ceu hours

Explore the concepts of the global economy. Discuss national differences in political economy, possible differences in culture and ethical standards, theories of why nations trade and arguments for and against trade, the role of foreign investment, trade blocs (such as NAFTA and the European Union) and other aspects of economic integration as well as exchange rates and the global monetary system. Examine how firms can compete effectively and ethically in a global marketplace and the importance of exporting, importing, countertrade, global production, marketing, and human resource management. Emphasize reasons why cross-cultural understanding and appreciation are crucial to the effective functioning of a global economy. Appropriate for students with no prior study of economics. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 111 or ENG 115 or ENG 121.

Selected Term: Fall 2014


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