phenomenon outside everyday experience
understanding exceptional success
motion to help us
outliers - people who seem off and on own, achieved extraordinary things, are ordinary.
"musical genius of the beatles - opportunity gi
Coffee farming has existed for hundreds of years and takes place all over South America
and Africa. Coffee itself is a commodity that is traded all over the world, in fact it is the second
largest traded commodity in the world. Until recently, it has been
In class we viewed, a video titled Geraldos Brazil. The video follows Geraldo a Ford
factory worker in Brazil as he questions leaders and learns about the world economy. Through
the video, we saw the hardship facing both Geraldo and some of his friends as
Both London and Beijing are huge major world cities that have growing populations and
both in the past 5 years have hosted a Summer Olympics. All these factors have caused London
and Beijing to be cities with major pollution and sustainability issues. Bot
Two examples of non-tariff barriers that Ghana faces when trying to export goods to
Europe is the licensing system of The European Union and that The European Union is
constantly changing the requirements that importers must meet.
The licensing system tha
#1blue jeans blue water
mexico: price for fashion
-source: living on earth
"place of the gods"
known for pure spring water, healing properties
blue jeans needs water?
stone washing for worn look, then chemicals
not treating water, becoming contami
"Battle of ideas"
Essential question: "What role does the government have in the economy?"
government = political structure, governance and power
economy = resources - distribution/allocation
power through allocation (what, where, why)
economic activity =
"population vs resource"
pop grows exponentially
food production grows arithmetic(?)
Eventually there's not going to be enough resources for the population once it gets to a
women work, have less time to raise kids
Pages 20-37. (first half)
(based on political power)
Class system, with the church at the top, followed by aristocracy, then peasants
whom performed all the grunt work.
market for luxuries was small, only typically the wealthy coul
True Progressivism - The Economist
1. Define manufacturing
transform raw materials into goods that satisfy needs and wants
2. When and where did the industrial revolution begin?
Birtain 17th century
3. What is v
Chapter 2: Historical Development of Capitalism Notes
The Importance of Historical Processes
The present economic landscape can only be understood as the result of an historical
Decisions to site production facilities yesterday produce the spatial
Chapter 3 Terms
Population geography: A division of human geography concerned with spatial variations in
distribution, composition, growth, and movements of population.
Geodemography: A division of human geography concerned with spatial variations in
Chapter 10 - Cities and Urban Economies
Pages 284-295 (second half)
to explore the relationship between modern urban growth and the development of
to analyze how cities are linked together through their economic bases and export
Read second half of Chapter 6- pp. 170-183.
Watch: Hope in the Congo Part 2.
majority from a powerpoint
probably the same as in the book
Sustainable agriculture, what makes it ecologically friendly?
CH7: Planning the Peace
1945 - general election
dark war years - governed by conservatives and socialists
Winston Churchill - head of conservative party
Clement Attlee - labor party - argued planning would win the peace
Labor party took over, private owne
communism vs socialism
bolsheviks = communist
globalization - people better offer with, very few harmed by
is terrorism dark side of promise of globalization,
globalization- makes interdependent
which control "commanding heights" of economy:
The video Arctic Blues presents us with the possibility of resource development in the
arctic. According to the video, the arctic holds approximately of the worlds oil and gas
resources. These resources are currently not easily accessible because the arct
The video Cash-Flow Fever took us to the country of El Salvador and into the lives of a
family who live in two countries. The mother and father live in El Salvador with two or three
children. The father is rural farmer and their house is nothing like what
This map shows that Norway is the second wealthiest nation in the world.
Chocolate Prices Soar in Dark Turn, By: Leslie Josephs and Neena Rai
WSJ Monday, September 23, 2013, Pgs. C1 and C8
This article discusses the currently changing market. The price of chocolate is expected to
continue rising as demand for cho
U.S. Textile Plants Return, With Floors Largely Empty of People
By: Stephanie Clifford
September 19, 2013
This article discusses the textile industry and its recent m
Canada and Europe Reach Tentative Trade Agreement
This article is about a trade agreement that is being discussed b
The Industrial Revolution began in the mid-1800s in England and transformed the way
that The World economy functioned. Before the Industrial Revolution, traveling from America to
Europe took months and even traveling across Europe could take weeks to mont
The Demographic Transition Model can explain why in the poorest countries in the world
have the highest growth rates. The poorest countries are considered developing countries in the
model. The model shows us that within developing countries there is decr
In todays world, the need for alternative energy sources is present. We are using up are
available resources and within my own lifetime we could face an energy crisis. Three possible
alternatives that are currently being developed are Nuclear Energy, Hydr
Production Scale and Agglomeration are both theories that involve economies of scale.
Production Scale is how large a companys size of production is, how much they are producing
and how large the operation producing the products is. Agglomeration is when
This articles title, "Trust and Distrust: Culture finding its way into Economics or the
Other Way Round? is one that opens up a great amount of discussion. I feel that this article says
that either Culture can influence economics or economics can influenc
Agriculture in America has changed dramatically over time. It has gone from small
family farms that provided for a village to large corporate run farms that produce more than we
need. This change in agriculture has greatly influenced how the government de
Post-Fordism, also known as flexible production, is defined as the type of production the
emerged in the late twentieth century characterized by automated production, just-in-time
inventory systems, and the capacity to produce goods profitably in small qu