04-15-2010_Economic_hodgepodge-_Life_and_Debt_Corporations_Outsourcing_China_for_moodle (1)

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Economic hodgepodge! - Life and Debt , TNCs, Outsourcing, China - 15 April 2010 Pol 1025.001 1
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Announcements Paper assignment changed due date: April 27 (Tuesday) in class (previously 4/20) Guest speaker: AIESEC Minneapolis www.aiesec.org 2
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Brief review Key institutions IMF: International monetary cooperation, address temporary balance of payment issues WB: Investment bank; largest source of global development funds (developing countries) WTO: Founded as GATT; WTO in 1994. Trade liberalization, forum for disputes Poverty: inability to buy food or cover basic needs; lack environment conducive to well- being World is “spiky;” increasing global inequality 3
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Life and Debt exercise We will watch ~30 minutes of Life and Debt , a 2001 documentary by Stephanie Black While watching, consider these questions: 1. According to the documentary, what is to blame for the Jamaican economic situation? 2. Scott argues that states should chart their own,
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course POL 1025 taught by Professor Unkown during the Spring '10 term at Minnesota.

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