The crisis of global capitalism: towards a new economic culture?
Manuel Castells draws on arguments from his book Communication Power in discussing the structural causes and implications of the 2008 economic crisis, and in claiming that we are moving, without much understanding, towards a new form of global capitalism The global crisis of capitalism that exploded in the Fall of 2008 is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. It is rooted in the volatility of interdependent global financial markets resulting from deregulation,
Berkeley Writers at Work: David Kirp
David Kirp is a Berkeley professor of public policy. He is the author of many nonfiction titles, the most recent being "Shakespeare, Einstein, and the Bottom Line: The Marketing of Higher Education", in which he looked at 12 colleges and universities that, in order to deal with competitive pressures, are marketing themselves much like a consumer brand. Kirp is interviewed by John Levine, a College Writing Programs lecturer. Writers at Work takes an unusual approach to writing. While nonfiction
Andrew McInerney, Said Business School, MBA graduate, 2007, Australia
Before coming up to Oxford, Andrew McInerney was International Marketing Manager with Sara Lee in The Netherlands. Andrew decided to study for an MBA because he wanted to move from the fast-moving consumer goods sector into management consultancy. On-campus presentations and networking opportunities with leading consulting firms, mock interviews with sector consultants and contact with alumni in relevant organisations, helped Andrew to make the transition, and after graduating he took up a posit
Hypoxia Zone: Modeling Stratified Waters
Sampling of aquatic microorganisms reveals a surprising feature of many open water systems - stratification. Students can model the effects of reducing nutrient loads to surface waters on microbial populations and oxygen levels within the Mississippi River basin and Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Zone. Planktonic and benthic microbes occupy distinct zones in stratified water columns. Explore how the benthic consumer populations respond to environmental cues such as changes in sunlight, wind effects, o
Calling All Students: Facts About Toxic Substances and the Environment
This site provides information on toxic substances that may be found in our homes, schools, and neighborhoods. It provides links for kids, parents, and teachers to other government websites that offer information, teaching aids, and curriculum guides on consumer and environmental health.
Experimental studies and modeling of an information embedded power system
This thesis is concerned with the design and analysis of the Interconnected Power Systems Laboratory (IPSL), which will allow students to get experience on the realistic operation and control of power systems. Drexel University' Interconnected Power Systems Laboratory (IPSL), provides an interchangeable real-life, three-bus power system network and an Energy Management System interface to the system in order to provide control and data capturing. The designed EMS system utilizes client/server an
2.75 Precision Machine Design (MIT)
Intensive coverage of precision engineering theory, heuristics, and applications pertaining to the design of systems ranging from consumer products to machine tools. Topics covered include: economics, project management, and design philosophy; principles of accuracy, repeatability, and resolution; error budgeting; sensors; sensor mounting; systems design; bearings; actuators and transmissions; system integration driven by functional requirements, and operating physics. Emphasis on developing cre
17.869 Political Science Scope and Methods (MIT)
This course is designed to provide an introduction to a variety of empirical research methods used by political scientists. The primary aims of the course are to make you a more sophisticated consumer of diverse empirical research and to allow you to conduct sophisticated independent work in your junior and senior years. This is not a course in data analysis. Rather, it is a course on how to approach political science research.
2.971 2nd Summer Introduction to Design (MIT)
Introduce students to the creative design process, based on the scientific method and peer review, by application of fundamental principles and learning to complete projects according to schedule and within budget. Subject relies on active learning through a major team-based design-and-build project focused on the need for a new consumer product identified by each team. Topics to be learned while teams create, design, build, and test their product ideas include formulating strategies, concepts a
14.475 Environmental Economics and Government Responses to Market Failure (MIT)
This course explores the theory behind and evidence on regulatory, tax, and other government responses to problems of market failure. Special emphasis is given to developing and implementing tools to evaluate environmental policies. Other topics include cost-benefit analysis, measurement of the benefits of non-market goods and costs of regulations, and the evaluation of the impact of regulations in areas such as financial markets, workplace health and safety, consumer product safety, and other c
11.479 Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Planning in Developing Countries (MIT)
This course examines the policy and planning for the provision of water supply and sanitation services in developing countries. It reviews available technologies, but emphasizes the planning and policy process, including economic, social, environmental, and health issues. The course incorporates considerations of financing, pricing, institutional structure, consumer demand, and community participation in the planning process. And it evaluates policies and projects in case studies from Asia, Afri
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Lecture 4, July 22
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Lecture 1, July 19
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Face the Facts - John Waite
John Waite presents Radio 4’s award-winning investigative journalism programme Face The Facts, which has been a fixture in the Radio 4 schedules for 16 years and for which John has won 3 Sony Radio Awards as either Reporter or Broadcaster of the year. He also co-presents Radio 4’s daily consumer affairs programme You and Yours.
21H.206 American Consumer Culture (MIT)
This class examines how and why twentieth-century Americans came to define the "good life" through consumption, leisure, and material abundance. We will explore how such things as department stores, nationally advertised brand-name goods, mass-produced cars, and suburbs transformed the American economy, society, and politics. The course is organized both thematically and chronologically. Each period deals with a new development in the history of consumer culture. Throughout we explore both celeb
1.201J Transportation Systems Analysis: Demand and Economics (MIT)
The main objective of this course is to give broad insight into the different facets of transportation systems, while providing a solid introduction to transportation demand and cost analyses. As part of the core in the Master of Science in Transportation program, the course will not focus on a specific transportation mode but will use the various modes to apply the theoretical and analytical concepts presented in the lectures and readings. Introduces transportation systems analysis, stressing d
14.121 Microeconomic Theory I (MIT)
This half-semester course provides an introduction to microeconomic theory designed to meet the needs of students in the economics Ph.D. program. Some parts of the course are designed to teach material that all graduate students should know. Others are used to introduce methodologies. Topics include consumer and producer theory, markets and competition, general equilibrium, and tools of comparative statics and their application to price theory. Some topics of recent interest may also be covered.
15.965 Technology Strategy for System Design and Management (MIT)
This course provides you with a framework to understand the structure and dynamics of high-tech businesses, together with an approach for their effective strategic management. It is focused on domains in which systems are important, because either or both products are parts of larger and more complex systems, or they are comprised of systems. The domains covered include computing, communications (in particular the mobile and IP domains), consumer electronics, industrial networking, automotive, a
Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets: Trainers guide
Trainers guide. Welcome to Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets, BSBMKG402A. This unit can be taken towards several Business Services qualifications. It is one of the units in the Certificate IV in Business (Marketing) qualification. This unit, Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets covers the research required to identify the market segment and consumer attributes for a product/service. It looks at assessing the reasons for existing levels of consumer interest in a product