Economics: An Introduction and Vocabulary

Introduces students to some general instruments of the economy, which will be useful in the analysis of macroeconomic development in a course on business, politics and the international economy. The four sections are: 1) the economy as a cycle, 2) supply and demand,...

Halloran Metals

Two competitors in the northeast steel service center industry have made very different choices in terms of logistics and operational strategy. One sells from a great central location, and the other operates seven warehouses scattered. Students can diagnose and...

United States Financial Crisis of 1931

The behavior of the Federal Reserve System in the early years of the Great Depression has been a topic of considerable controversy. The Fed, it was argued, pursued to facilitate public policy and to rotate, which would have been a short recession into an economic...

Nike (A)

Describes the history of Nike, its economic strategy, and the industries in which it competes. The teaching is to ask students to identify and evaluate Nike economic / technical strategy. Describes the history of Nike, its economic strategy, and the industries in...

Citibank Indonesia 1: Background Information Video

Contains information for the treatment of the budget is useful theme. Among the topics to be discussed on the tape, the economic conditions and regulatory environment in Indonesia, Citibank planning system, the degree of decentralization and management compensation...

Nixons New Economic Policy–1971

Contains brief introductory material for the body of the case, the Nixon 15 August 1971, speech to the suspension of the convertibility of gold and wage-price controls. The case is that the discussion of the problems of the Bretton Woods system, the ratio of domestic...