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Geography & the Global Economy - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, our professional instructors discuss geography and the global economy. You will learn about everything from the history of economic activity to the impact of the global economy on our world today. Topics covered in these lessons include:
- Discussion of pre-industrial, industrial and post-industrial economies
- Examination of the global regulation of domestic economic activity
- The economic impact of national trade policies
- The advantages, expansion and impact of a global economy
Our short and engaging video lessons are taught by experts in their field. The instructors break down complex subjects into easy to understand components to help you master the information presented in the lessons. You can watch the videos multiple times or read transcripts of each lesson as an alternative learning resource for you to review and study. Self-assessment quizzes provide an easy way to test yourself on what you've learned in the lessons.
1. Economic Activity: Pre-Industrial, Industrial & Post-Industrial
This lesson will explore the eras of pre-industrialism, industrialism, and post-industrialism. In doing so, it will highlight subsistence-level living, cottage industries, and the service industry.
2. Global Regulation of Domestic Economic Activity & Wealth
This lesson will explain how different domestic economies are regulated. In doing this, it will explain traditional, market, command, and mixed economy systems as well as subsistence living and communism.
3. National Trade Policies: Economic Impact & Market Share
This lesson will explain national trade policies. In doing so, it will highlight reciprocity and most-favored-nation status. It will also explain non-tariff restrictions and market share.
4. The Global Economy: Advantages, Expansion & Impact
This lesson will explain the concept of economic globalization. We will look at both its positive and negative effects while also highlighting the terms 'import,' 'export,' and 'capital flight.'
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- The Great Depression
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- America in the Cold War
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- 1970s America
- The Presidents of Contemporary America
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- Elements of American Government
- U.S. Public Policy & Social Programs
- The Economics of Public Policies
- Fiscal & Economic Policy of American Government
- Employment and Unemployment Issues
- Modern Economic Systems Overview
- Types and Effects of Inflation
- Global Trade, Global Markets & Macroeconomics
- Principles and Basis of Business Decisions
- International Trade Treaties & Regulations
- Fundamentals of Geography
- Geography and Farming
- Political Geography Overview
- Settlement Patterns Overview
- World Population
- Human and Cultural Migration