Video and Multimedia

Video Resources

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

2. Strategic Capitalism: An Interview with John Deere CEO Samuel Allen
Description: This is an interview with Samuel R. 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.

3. The Link between unemployment and terrorism
Description: This TED Talk 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.

Web Resources

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

2. Exchange Rate
Description: 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.

3. Trade Policy
Description: 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.”

4. Model UN
Description: This link provides access to the Model UN MyDiplomat app, where students can access and connect with world issues at the forefront of UN policy debates. These include simulations that put students in diplomats’ shoes, including globalization scenarios that engage the realist and liberal perspectives.