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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Exchange Rates

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 61 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
What determines the value of a currency?7m
Some key indicators that drive currency values and an illustration7m
Special cases: commodity currencies; reserve and safe haven currencies5m
How do exchange rates affect the economy?6m
How can governments intervene to influence the value of the currency?6m
Contradictory government objectives4m
Different exchange-rate regimes and the world´s key currencies by turnover4m
Yen, Euro and Pound Sterling; Yuan and Rupee, the Dollar8m
Conclusions3m
4 readings
5 World Currencies That Are Closely Tied to Commodities10m
Optional: Trade, Immigration And Exchange Rates In A Globalized World: A Reader
Exchange Rate Systems20m
Deutsche Bank Trade Of The Week: Sell The US Dollar To Yen Exchange Rate10m
1 practice exercise
Exchange Rates30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Trade

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 60 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Production possibilities curve3m
The model: Absolute advantage7m
Partial equilibrium analysis7m
The benefits of free trade3m
The effect of tariffs5m
Does anyone lose from trade?6m
Can free trade still be seen as beneficial?3m
The WTO and global free trade6m
Trends since WWII: globalization followed by protectionism2m
What would more protection do to the world?5m
4 readings
Optional: Trade, Immigration And Exchange Rates In A Globalized World: A Reader10m
10 benefits of trade for developing countries10m
Why the U.S. needs the World Trade Organization10m
Do open markets matter or is protectionism the answer?10m
1 practice exercise
Module II. Trade30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Balance of Payments

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 59 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
Basic components8m
Practical Exercise3m
What does a current-account deficit or surplus mean? Part 14m
What does a current-account deficit or surplus mean? Part 23m
Why do countries have current-account deficits or surpluses? Part 15m
Why do countries have current account deficits or surpluses? Part 23m
What do current account imbalances mean, and how can they be corrected?5m
The Current Account and National Growth Models6m
The Current Account and National Growth Models5m
The Global Growth Model6m
Conclusions5m
4 readings
Balance of Payments10m
Trade, Immigration And Exchange Rates In A Globalized World: A Reader40m
Current Account Deficits: Is There a Problem?10m
How crucial is the current account deficit?10m
1 practice exercise
Module III. Balance of Payments30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

(Im)migration

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 58 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
Migration as part of globalization5m
How does migration affect the economy? Part 15m
How does migration affect the economy? Part 25m
Causes for opposition5m
Why is there so much opposition to immigration?3m
Current issues, objections and responses5m
Migration:objections and responses6m
How globalization affects trade and immigration5m
Conclusions: Is globalization to blame for stagnant lower- and middle-class incomes?7m
Globalization is worth fighting for!5m
Final comments1m
4 readings
International Migration: The human face of globalisation20m
Optional: Trade, Immigration And Exchange Rates In A Globalized World: A Reader10m
Does Immigration Help or Hurt Local Economies?10m
Is migration good for the economy?20m
1 practice exercise
Module IV. (IM)MIGRATION30m

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