Video and Multimedia

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An Overview of the Global Debt Crisis
This is an interview, hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations, with Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Strategic Capitalism: An Interview with John Deere CEO Samuel Allen
This is an interview with Samuel Allen, the CEO of John Deere, conducted by Prof. Richard D’Aveni. Allen focuses on the role of trade, job creation, and government regulation in building economic prosperity.

Mohamed Ali: The Link Between Unemployment and Terrorism
This video outlines the reasons that so many young men and women in destitute areas become involved with terrorism, despite their best attempts to avoid that life.

  1. When does the economy of another nation become a realist concern, given the points that Ali makes in this talk?
  2. What would be the most effective economic tool that developed countries could use to help fight terrorism?

Web Resources

BEA International Economics Accounts
This website is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis. It contains detailed information on the U.S. balance of payments, which records American transactions with the rest of the world.

Exchange Rate
This site is one of many on the Internet that offer up-to-the-minute information about currency values and exchange rates across the world.

Trade and Immigration
This page is part of the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank based in Washington, D.C. They advocate free trade policies, arguing that “voluntary economic exchange is inherently fair.”

Model United Nations App
Students will download the app on their phones. Students can then access globalization scenarios, one of which is a realist scenario (the zombie apocalypse happens) and two that are liberal scenarios--climate change and poverty assistance.