This series was produced for Open Learning in Australia. It is very good.
I am not sure if it is available in the U.S. but you could follow that up
with BBC Australia or Open Learning themselves.
The Global Economy
Pub Info: [Melbourne] : Australian Broadcasting Corporation
in association with Monash University for the Open
Learning Agency, c1994.
13 videocassettes (VHS) (ca. 390 min.) : sd., col.;
"An Open Learning Unit offered by Monash
University" Distributed in Australasia by: BBC
Training Videos. Producer/presenter: Craig
Saunders; director: Ashley Schwall-Kearney.
Contents: 1. Trade -- 2. Protectionism -- 3. Trade policy --
4. Trading blocs -- 5. Labour & capital mobility --
6. Multinationals -- 7. Fixed v. floating exchange
rates -- 8. Managing currencies -- 9. Capital
flight & hyperinflation -- 10. Developing countries
-- 11. Economies in transition -- 12. The
environment -- 13. The evolving world.
Summary: A country can no longer chart its own economic
course in isolation from the world. We resemble a
global economic village as many forces bring closer
integration. This series examines those forces,
their causes, effects, and problems they can
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Date: Sat, 12 Jun 1999 14:53:12 -0700 (PDT)
From: Mark Green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: videos on global economy
I am compiling a list of videos that would supplement an undergraduate
course in international business or international marketing. I am looking
for up-to- date titles that would make interesting viewing on topics of
current interest such as European Monetary Union, developing economies,
Asian currency crisis, etc. I have identified three titles so far:
Asian Economies: Toothless Tigers (Insight Media)
Asian Values Devalued and
Singapore: The Price of Prosperity (both from Films for the Humanities &
I'd appreciate any suggestions for more titles of this type concerning any
part of the world; in particular, I'd like one or two very current titles
regarding EMU (a fast-moving target, I know).