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Global Financial CrisisTrend AnalysisEconomyTradingStrategic Management
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Module 1: People and Markets Around the World

In this module, we’ll begin by examining the relationship between population size and density to the geopolitical balance of power in the world. You’ll learn key aspects of demographics (such as total fertility and life expectancy at birth) and how rapid demographic growth or decline affects global economic and geopolitical dynamics. Then, you’ll evaluate the economic and political impact of urbanization and migration within societies, and the consequences of these changes in population dynamics, both within a society and between countries. By the end of this module, you’ll have a richer understanding of the impact of demographic trends on financial markets, political systems, culture, and society....
Reading
9 vídeos (total de (Total 91 mín.) min), 3 leituras, 1 teste
Video9 videos
How Many People Will There be in the World?6min
Why Should We Care About Demography?9min
Counting People18min
Regional Growth Trends4min
Millennials and the 60+ Years in Age16min
Immigration8min
Growth of Cities6min
Global Cities12min
Reading3 leituras
Global Literacy Test10min
Week 1 Opinion Survey Questionnaire10min
Module 1 - Lecture Slides10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 1 Quiz20min
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2
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2 horas para concluir

Module 2: Money Around the World

This module was designed to give you a deeper understanding of how monetary trends and the distribution of monetary wealth affect the globe. Through close examination of global poverty and income inequality, you’ll learn critical concepts such as the Gini Coefficient and the Kuznets Curve, and how to use them as tools in analyzing the global distribution of wealth. You’ll also explore the rise of the global middle class, and how businesses are responding to the growth of middle class consumption. Finally, you’ll investigate the relationship between changing gender dynamics and wealth in the world. By the end of this module, you’ll be able to use effective analytical tools to form a clearer understanding of the effect of wealth within society and how it affects your organization....
Reading
6 vídeos (total de (Total 67 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video6 videos
The Causes of Rising Inequality14min
Is There an Optimal Level of Inequality?4min
The Global Middle Class12min
India's Rising Middle Class6min
Gender, Income, and Wealth18min
Reading2 leituras
Week 2 Opinion Survey Questionnaire10min
Module 2 - Lecture Slides10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 2 Quiz20min
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3
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3 horas para concluir

Module 3: Global Economic and Financial Imbalances

In this module, you’ll examine the growing issue of global economic and financial imbalances. Through relevant examples such as the European Zone crisis, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the effects of global economic dynamics on both individual countries and their relationships with one another. You’ll explore trade bloc controversies, different types of monetary unions (such as the European Union), and how financial imbalances affect the geopolitical balance and global economy. By the end of this module, you’ll be able to better assess the consequences of economic and financial imbalances on nations, markets, and societies, and be prepared to respond to these phenomena while making decisions for your organization and society....
Reading
8 vídeos (total de (Total 125 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video8 videos
The Changing Geography of Capital Investments: Part 113min
The Changing Geography of Capital Investments: Part 218min
Trade Blocs9min
What are Trade Blocs?15min
The Origins of the Euro Zone17min
Why the Euro Zone Got in Trouble28min
Possible Solutions to the European Crisis14min
Reading2 leituras
Week 3 Opinion Survey Questionnaire10min
Module 3 - Lecture Slides10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 3 Quiz20min
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4
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2 horas para concluir

Module 4: The Shifting Geopolitical Landscape

In this module, you’ll explore global geopolitical landscapes and the global powers of the 21st century. Through examination of different political regimes—from autocracies to democracies—you’ll discover effective roles for states to play in society and its economy. You’ll also learn about failed states and anocracies, two importance sources of instability in the world, and how such instabilities manifest frictions and conflicts in the form of war and terrorism. Through analyzing the evolution of political regimes and failed states, you’ll learn the definition of global powers, the difference between and hard and soft power resources, and whether emerging global powers will cause dramatic changes in the existing geopolitical power structure. By the end of this module, you’ll have a deeper understanding of the trajectories of global powers, and be able to assess how the changes in geopolitical power structure will affect your business and society....
Reading
11 vídeos (total de (Total 82 mín.) min), 3 leituras, 1 teste
Video11 videos
Political Regimes8min
Geopolitical Instability in the World4min
Violent Conflict in the World5min
The State Under Pressure3min
Good Governance & Institutional Quality6min
The Rise and Fall of Global Powers11min
Global Power Resources12min
China's Role in the World9min
Global Governance8min
Global Tensions9min
Reading3 leituras
Week 4: Opinion Survey Questionnaire10min
Module 4 - Lecture Slides10min
Global Literacy Test10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 4 Quiz20min
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por OOAug 14th 2018

This is a great course. It foster curiosity for creative thinking and innovation from a global economy perspective. I am now aware of global trends, inequalities, economic threats and opportunities.

por SGMar 5th 2018

Very informative and well presented. World wide videos helped keep up the interest and feel much more connected to the course.

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Mauro Guillen

Professor of International Management
Director of the Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies

Sobre University of Pennsylvania

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