Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog
RECORD NUMBER: 24 OF 551
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||America and the new global economy /|
|Subjects||International economic relations. ; Economic geography. ; United States--Foreign economic relations. ; United States--Economic policy. ; International trade.|
|Collation||6 videodiscs (approximately 18 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 3 course guidebooks (iv, 168 pages ; 20 cm).|
"Course No. 5620." Thirty-six 30 minute lectures on 6 discs in 3 containers. Course guide book including lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes and bibliography accompanies DVDs as volume 4.
pt. 1. Lecture 1. The world economy since 1950 ; Lecture 2. The U.S. in the world economy--1960-1995 ; Lecture 3. The U.S. economy resurgent ; Lecture 4. Europe--from catch-up to jobless growth ; Lecture 5. The single European market ; Lecture 6. The rise of the Euro ; Lecture 7. The economy of the Soviet Union ; Lecture 8. Transitions from communism to markets ; Lecture 9. Japan's economic miracle ; Lecture 10. When Japan's bubble economy burst ; Lecture 11. Government versus market in East Asia ; Lecture 12. East Asia's Tigers--restore the roar? -- pt. 2. Lecture 13. China's gradualist economic reforms ; Lecture 14. China's challenges for continued growth ; Lecture 15. India and the license Raj ; Lecture 16. India's turn toward market economics ; Lecture 17. Inherited institutions in the Middle East ; Lecture 18. The curse of oil wealth in the Middle East ; Lecture 19. Africa's geography and history ; Lecture 20. Time for optimism on Africa? ; Lecture 21. Latin America and import substitution ; Lecture 22. Markets or populism in Latin America? ; Lecture 23. Globalization in goods and services ; Lecture 24. Globalization of capital flows -- pt. 3. Lecture 25. The foreign exchange market ; Lecture 26. Migration--senders and recipients ; Lecture 27. Global population growth ; Lecture 28. World poverty--growth or redistribution ; Lecture 29. Global food markets--The supply-demand race ; Lecture 30. An urbanizing world ; Lecture 31. Women in the global economy ; Lecture 32. Improving governance, fighting corruption ; Lecture 33. Foreign aid--promises and limits ; Lecture 34. The multilaterals--World Bank, IMF, WTO ; Lecture 35. The economics of global climate change ; Lecture 36. Globalization and convergence. This course begins with an overview of the development of the global economy since 1950, then considers a series of topics and issues affecting the global economy. It concludes with the question of how globalization might proceed in the future.