ECF2721 Trade Finance and Foreign Exchange
(Total = 70 marks, Weighting = 7%)
Be sure to write down all steps for your answer, including explanations.
Due date & time: 1pm, Tuesday 5 April 2016 (week 5)
To be submitted in hard copy at the st
Lecture 2 ,
What is elasticity? What kinds of issues can
elasticity help us understand?
What is the price elasticity of demand?
How is it related to the demand curve?
How is it related to revenue & expenditure?
What is the price elasticity of
This week, we have talked about the relationship between culture and international
business. Culture is a system of values and norms that are shared among by a group
of people which is known as a society as well. Businesses with greater abilities in
Foreign Direct Investment
MAXIMISING BENEFITS, MINIMISING COSTS
Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an integral part of an open and effective
international economic system and a major catalyst to development. Yet, the
This week, we talked about the trade theories such as mercantilism, absolute
advantage and comparative which were propagated between the sixteenth and
eighteenth while product life cycle theory, new trade theory and Porters diamond
were proposed in later
In week 2 workshop, the international business environment has been discussed and
it is comprised of three drives: legal systems, economic environment and transition
The legal system refers to the enforceable laws that regulate behavior (includ
This week, we focus on the relationship between culture and international business.
Culture is a system of values and norms that are shared among by a group of people
which is known as a society as well. Businesses with greater abilities in understanding
This week, we discussed on foreign direct investment (FDI). FDI simply refers to
investment into a foreign market by a firm, citizens or an organization. It can be
divided into two directions: horizontal and vertical. Horizontal means investments
This week, we discussed about regulatory framework such as various arguments for
government intervention in international trade, different instruments used to
intervene trade and the two world trading system.
Arguments on political and economic aspect ari
Week 5 international business
the regulatory framework
-Understand the political and economic arguments for government intervention in
-explore the instruments of trade policy used by government to regulate
Week 4 international business
Understand the concept of free trade and why nations trade with each other
Review classic and modern theories that explains trade flow between countries
Explore how these theories view the role of go
Coca Cola in India
By Courtney Griffin and Leo Li
Coca-cola faced difficult challenges in the pesticide
s scandal in India, pollution to groundwater with to
xic metals and excessive usage of
Management is the process of completing activities with and thru other people.
International management is applying that concepts and techniques to different
econ, political and cultural contexts in a multinational environment.
An MNC is a firm ope
Introduction to International Economics
The unit introduces basic economic principles and concepts and discusses economic interdependence
notions and gains from trade and globalization; the role of institutions in promoting and facilita
Consumer and producer surplus (extract 5)
Consumer surplus measures economic
welfare from the buyer side.
Producer surplus measures economic
welfare from the seller side.
Consumer surplus is the amount a buyer
is willing to pay for a
Lecture 4-extract 8 Aggregate
Demand and Aggregate Supply
What are economic fluctuations? What are their
How does the model of aggregate demand and aggregate
supply explain economic fluctuations?
Why does the A
Extract 6 (Lecture 3-measuring
In this chapter,
look for the answers to these
What is Gross Domestic Product (GDP)?
How is GDP related to a nations total income and
What are the components of GDP?
How is GDP corre
MGX5310: International Management
Assoc.Prof. Audra I. Mockaitis
Today we will discuss
The GLOBE proje
Coca cola is a worldwide famous soft-drink brand originally founded in America in 1944.
Allegations against Coca-Cola in India began in August 2003 with the Indian NGO the Centre
for Science and Environment (CSE)
The allegations detailed i
An MNC is a firm operating in more than one country, intl sales and a mix of nationalities among managers and
Globalization: integration. Environmental change and globalization incentives to internationalize firms.
Benefits of Globalization
Government Corruption and the Entry Strategies of Multinationals
Author(s): Peter Rodriguez, Klaus Uhlenbruck and Lorraine Eden
Source: The Academy of Management Review, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Apr., 2005), pp. 383-396
Published by: Academy of Management
Journal of Business Ethics (2009) 87:324
Corporate Social Responsibility
for Developing Country Multinational
Corporations: Lost War in Pertaining
ABSTRACT. This article explores the con
lobalization is often presented as the strategic effort to treat the
world, or a significant part of it, as a single market in which to
(Total = 50 marks)
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Due Date: 5:00pm 12 May (Thursday). To be submitted to the Assignment Dropbox.
Assignment Dropbox available on 11 & 12 May in front of the Economics
Department office, Level