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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....
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9 видео ((всего 91 мин.)), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video9 видео
How Many People Will There be in the World?6мин
Why Should We Care About Demography?9мин
Counting People18мин
Regional Growth Trends4мин
Millennials and the 60+ Years in Age16мин
Immigration8мин
Growth of Cities6мин
Global Cities12мин
Reading3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Global Literacy Test10мин
Week 1 Opinion Survey Questionnaire10мин
Module 1 - Lecture Slides10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 1 Quiz20мин
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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....
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6 видео ((всего 67 мин.)), 2 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video6 видео
The Causes of Rising Inequality14мин
Is There an Optimal Level of Inequality?4мин
The Global Middle Class12мин
India's Rising Middle Class6мин
Gender, Income, and Wealth18мин
Reading2 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Week 2 Opinion Survey Questionnaire10мин
Module 2 - Lecture Slides10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 2 Quiz20мин
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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....
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The Changing Geography of Capital Investments: Part 113мин
The Changing Geography of Capital Investments: Part 218мин
Trade Blocs9мин
What are Trade Blocs?15мин
The Origins of the Euro Zone17мин
Why the Euro Zone Got in Trouble28мин
Possible Solutions to the European Crisis14мин
Reading2 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Week 3 Opinion Survey Questionnaire10мин
Module 3 - Lecture Slides10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 3 Quiz20мин
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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....
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11 видео ((всего 82 мин.)), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video11 видео
Political Regimes8мин
Geopolitical Instability in the World4мин
Violent Conflict in the World5мин
The State Under Pressure3мин
Good Governance & Institutional Quality6мин
The Rise and Fall of Global Powers11мин
Global Power Resources12мин
China's Role in the World9мин
Global Governance8мин
Global Tensions9мин
Reading3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Week 4: Opinion Survey Questionnaire10мин
Module 4 - Lecture Slides10мин
Global Literacy Test10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 4 Quiz20мин
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автор: 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.

автор: 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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