21A.336 Marketing, Microchips and McDonalds: Debating Globalization (MIT)
Everyday we are bombarded with the word "global" and encouraged to see globalization as the quintessential transformation of our age. But what exactly does "globalization" mean? How is it affecting the lives of people around the world, not only in economic, but social and cultural terms? How do contemporary changes compare with those from other historical periods? Are such changes positive, negative or simply inevitable? And, finally, how does the concept of the "global" itself shape our percept
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This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
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What Apple Pay Means for China
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Sunday Service - 6/29/14 - Luke Powery
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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
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Institutions, Geography, and Growth
This is an hour long video lecture. It is sophisticated and insightful and for advanced students. "Three billion people on earth live on less than two dollars a day. A relative
handful of us fare astronomically better. How do economists account for global
“haves” and “have-nots”? Roberto Rigobon attributes a vast income inequality
across countries to four connecting factors: luck, geography, quality of
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Speaker(s): RK Pachauri | India is the world's fifth largest emitter of CO2, after China, the USA, the EU and Russia. But in relative terms, India is a low carbon economy, with per capita emissions about a quarter of the global average. In spite of projected growth in emissions, these are likely to remain below the developed country average. India is also one of the countries most exposed to the projected impacts of climate change, particularly on food production, water availability and coastal
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