Chapter8. Risk and Rates of Return
1. What is the Expected Return and Standard Deviation of the probability distribution given below?
A) 6%, 6% B)6%, 8% C)8%, 6% D)10%, 0% E)8%, 0%
1. Many people do little, if any, estate planning.
2. Estate planning is a definite plan for the administration and disposition of one's property during one's lifetime
and at one's death.
3. Estate planning is no
Chapter10. The Cost of Capital (Funding, Financing)
1. Capital structure refers to
A) the types of projects a firm invests in. B) the mixture of short-term and long-term debt.
C) the amount of debt and equity a firm has D) short-term assets and short-term
The standardized shipping container is an example of how simple changes can have
In the twenty-first century, more different kinds of actors than ever participate in
International Political Economy
Economic globalization describes the international political economy of 2010.
o Goods and services are produced and traded globally.
o A global virtual world ties us together throug
War and Strife
This chapter introduces prominent approaches to mitigating the effects of the security dilemma
as well as how insecurity can be managed short of war.
War is the oldest, most prevalent, and most sal
Nongovernmental Organizations, and
I. Intergovernmental Organizations
The Creation of International Organizations (IOs)
o Why have states chosen to organize themselves collective
I. Foreign-Policy Elites: Individuals Who Matter
Liberals are adamant that leaders do make a difference. Whenever there is a leadership
change in a major power, speculation always arises about possible changes in t
I. The State and the Nation
For an entity to be considered a state, four fundamental conditions must be met (although
these legal criteria are not absolute):
o A state must have a territorial base.
o A stable population
The International System
I. The Notion of a System
A system is an assemblage of units, objects, or parts united by some form of regular
In the 1950s, the behavioral revolution in the social sciences and growing accep
Contending Perspectives: How to Think
about International Relations Theoretically
I. Thinking Theoretically
A theory is a set of propositions and concepts that seeks to explain phenomena by
specifying the relationships among the
The Historical Context of Contemporary
The purpose of this historical overview is to trace important trends over timethe
emergence of the state and the notion of sovereignty, the developmen
Approaches to International Relations
I. Thinking Theoretically
Historically, international activities were the
results of actions taken by central
governments, but this is changing in the
world of today. Increasingly, these activities