U.S. education not keeping up with the world
By Thomas L. Friedman
New York Times Posted on Thu, Aug. 16, 2012
A big mismatch exists today between how U.S. CEOs look at the world and
how many American politicians and parents look at the world and it may
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ECON 674, International Finance
Exchange-Rate Systems, Past to
1. What is an exchange-rate system?
2. How does a gold standard constitute an
3. What was the Bretton Woods system of
Foreign Exchange and Global
1. Balance of Payments and
a. Open macro framework and the twin
Y = C + I + G + EX IM
CA = EX IM (goods and service)
Y = C + I + G + CA
Question: The effect of exchange rate
International Monetary and Financial Economics (Daniels / Van Hoose)
Chapter 2 The Market for Foreign Exchange
1) When international banks conduct daily trades of different currencies valuing in the millions
A) they are using the spot market.
1. With regard to corporate goals, an MNC is mostly concerned with maximizing
_, and a purely domestic firm is mostly concerned with maximizing _.
shareholder wealth; short-term earnings
shareholder wealth; shareholder wealth
MGMT 681CLASS 6
Addresses the question:
How should the firm compete
in the product market
Dr. Jim Wolf
Expectations/concerns for MGMT 681
Simulation project (50%
International Finance and Money Part 2
(2)O il prices dropped in 2009 due to the recession
In the US we use West Texas Intermediate (a sweet oil)
Russia leads the world in oil production followed by Saudi Arabia, then the US
Changes in U.S. Oil Production
EC 674, Practice Quiz 3, February 6
1. (1 point) The _(spot or futures/forward) exchange rates
is the rate of a foreign-exchange contract for immediate delivery.
2. (1 point) _(Direct or Indirect) quote is a currency quotation in
the foreign exchange mark
Scholars Link Success of Firms To Lives of CEOs
A Family Death Hurts, Studies Say, as Does Buying a Mansion
By M ARK MAREMONT
Should shareholders in a company care if the chief executive's child dies? What if the mother-inlaw passes away?
Such things don'
WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO THE ASIAN MIRACLE?
Two years ago a wave of financial jitters swept Latin America after the devaluation of the
Mexican peso. Now a similar case of financial contagion has spread across Asia
following Thailand's currency c
Free Trade and the Environment:
Mexico, NAFTA, and Beyond
Kevin P Gallagher | September 17, 2004
During the NAFTA negotiations, proponents of the agreement argued that free trade would lead to
seemingly automatic improvements in environmental conditions
China Growth Fantasy
Beijing should focus on household incomes, not GDP.
By Y ASHENG HUANG | From today's Wall Street Journal Asia 12/21/2008
Remember the hype about "decoupling"? Not so long ago, Western analysts - in
particular investment-bank economist
Nobel Laureates Say
Should Aid Poor
By JOELLEN PERRY
August 25, 2008; Page A2
LINDAU, Germany - Globalization and technology have increased income inequality around
the world, four Nobel Laureates in economics argued, and governmen
MGMT 681 Quiz 2