14.12 Economic Applications of Game Theory (MIT)
Game Theory is a misnomer for Multiperson Decision Theory, the analysis of situations in which payoffs to agents depend on the behavior of other agents. It involves the analysis of conflict, cooperation, and (tacit) communication. Game theory has applications in several fields, such as economics, politics, law, biology, and computer science. In this course, I will introduce the basic tools of game theoretic analysis. In the process, I will outline some of the many applications of game theory, pr
2008.02.05-Memory, Identity and Nationalism: Armenian Genocide Claims
A discussion on Armenian genocide and nationalism. Co-sponsored by the Political Science Department and the Sam Rich Program in International Politics.
Personality and values
Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work
Hazlett on Telecommunications
Thomas Hazlett of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about a number of key issues in telecommunications and telecommunication policy including net neutrality, FCC policy, and the state of antitrust. Hazlett argues for an emergent, Hayekian approach to policy toward the internet rather than trying to design it from the top down and for an increased use of exchangeable property rights in allocating spectrum.
Romer on Charter Cities
Paul Romer of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about charter cities, Romer's idea for helping the poorest of the poor around the world. Romer envisions a city where the rules about property and safety and contract and so on are rules that allow individuals to flourish in an urban setting in contrast to the cities they live in now where so many aspects of economic and personal life are dysfunctional. Charter cities would be havens for the world's poor and could be created
U.S. soldier released in exchange for five Taliban detainees
More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, held for nearly five years by the Taliban after being captured in Afghanistan was handed over to the U.S. in exchange for the release of five Taliban members held at the Guantanamo Bay detention center. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international
What would Hayek do to sort out this mess? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Eamonn Butler | The Nobel economist F A Hayek was the arch-rival of Keynes in the 1930s and 1940s. Some today say that he has the better explanation of boom-bust cycles and how to end them. His prescription is the exact opposite of Keynes – no big infrastructure spending, no keeping things afloat with quantitative easing and cheap credit, but leaner government, lower taxes, less regulation and more freedom for businesses and individuals alike. In this lecture, Hayek biographer D
15.223 Global Markets, National Policies, and the Competitive Advantages of Firms (MIT)
The world is changing in two fundamental ways. First, the development of a truly global market in products, services, capital, and even certain types of labor is changing the basic terms of competition for an array of different firms and industries. Second, the rules and institutions governing the new international economic order are still in flux. National regulations are no longer adequate yet international accords over trade, intellectual property, labor standards, and a host of other issues
Spin, Blair and PR - Richard Peel
Richard Peel is at the top of the PR tree in Britain. He has ‘spun’ for many of the bluest chip organisations in Britain – The BBC, The ITC, Ofcom, The England and Wales Cricket Board and now Camelot the lottery operator. In this Coventry Conversation Richard talks about spin, politics and public image.
Why all Governments Need Spin - Nicholas Jones
Nicholas Jones was for many years BBC political correspondent. His books include Sultans of Spin, The Control Freaks, Soundbites and Spin Doctors and Trading Information. He has been involved in the world of politics for more than 30 years as a journalist, most prominently as the BBC’s political correspondent and in uniquely qualified to talk about how politicians can manipulate the media. In this Coventry Conversation, Nicholas discusses why spin is central to all governments, both Tory and
Andrew J. Bacevich
Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. "Because of this preoccupation with the presidency," says Bacevich, "the president has become what we have instead of genuine politics, instead of genuine
21A.226 Ethnic and National Identity (MIT)
An introduction to the cross-cultural study of ethnic and national identity. We examine the concept of social identity, and consider the ways in which gendered, linguistic, religious, and ethno-racial identity components interact. We explore the history of nationalism, including the emergence of the idea of the nation-state, as well as ethnic conflict, globalization, identity politics, and human rights.
Provide property development and marketing services - PRDRE21A
Your challenge is to formulate some property development concepts that will enable a client to evaluate their options and decide on the type of development that will provide the best return. You also need to investigate the current market and identify potential buyers for the redeveloped properties.
Monitor sales process - PRDRE16A
You have to monitor the final process that takes place between the sale and settlement of a property. We call this the sales process. You need to make sure that it runs smoothly and that all the conditions are fulfilled.
Perform and record property management activities and transactions - PRDRE37A
The owners of a property in have recently contacted you with an interest in renting out their home as they will be moving interstate for a few years. They would like you to manage the property for them. You will meet with the owner and initiate all tasks required to produce a Managing Agent's Agreement between the real estate agency and the owners.
Obtain property listings - PRDRE13A
One of the most difficult tasks for an agent can be gaining agreement from a potential vendor to list a property. Your task is to do just that - with help of course!
Effectively manage property and account to landlord - PRDRE17A
The rental market can be volatile and it's important to effectively manage a property and its accounting to ensure that landlords are happy with the rental returns and with your service.
Market property - PRDRE14A
You have just secured the listing for a property. You now need to begin marketing the property, which involves formulating a plan with the vendors and carrying out marketing activities.
Provide property appraisal - PRDRE11A
As a real estate agent you will perform many property appraisals. This involves inspecting the property, comparing it to other similar properties and then presenting a property appraisal report to the customer.
Undertake property sale by private treaty - PRDRE15A
As a real estate agent, many of your sales will be by the way of private treaty. So you really need to make sure that you've mastered all the steps involved in selling a property by private treaty. Your task in this activity is to sell a property by private treaty.