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Georgetown University Online Course on Globalization

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Georgetown University along with edX is going to present an online course ‘How Globalization Challenged Developed and Developing Countries.'

Students through this online course will find out who are the winners and losers of globalization, its challenge on developed and developing countries and what effective measures should be taken in order to improve its outcome.

Through this online course on globalization students will observe how the firms, workers and communities in developed and developing countries are being affected with the spread of trade, investment and technology across borders.

Students will learn who has been advantaged and who has been disadvantaged from this globalization. Some of the complex questions which will be explored in this course are:

  • How can developing countries avoid the “resource curse”?
  • What are some possible methods to deal with possible “sweatshop” abuses?
  • How can emerging market economies take advantage of supply chains from local firms into developed country markets?
  • How might globalization contribute to wage inequality in developed countries?
  • Should developed countries protect or promote manufacturing jobs?
  • Is China becoming an economic “superpower”?
  • Is the United States in economic decline?

Course Begins

This Online Course on Globalization INFX523-02x will start from October 7, 2014.

Duration of the Course

This course will run for 7 weeks and students are required to contribute 8 to 10 hours per week.

Course Field

The course will teach you about the globalization challenges on developed and developing countries.

Course Format

All required academic materials will be provided during the course, within your browser. edX offers a fun demo course that walks you through how to navigate your course. Approximately 8-10 hours per week efforts are required from students.

Eligibility

Students who are interested in knowing about the impact of globalization on developing and developed countries can go for this course.

About the Instructor

Theodore H. Moran: Holds the Marcus Wallenberg Chair in International Business and Finance at the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

John Kline: Professor of International Business Diplomacy in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

Lindsay Oldenski: Associate Professor in the International Business Diplomacy Program at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

Scott Taylor: Associate Professor and Director of the African Studies Program at Georgetown University.

Anna Maria Mayda: Associate Professor of Economics at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Economics and the School of Foreign Service.

Kate McNamara: Associate Professor of Government and Foreign Service and Director of the Mortara Center for International Studies at Georgetown University.

Carl Dahlman: Henry R. Luce Professor of International Relations and Information Technology at Georgetown University.

Bill Plummer: Graduate of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

Rodney Ludema: Associate Professor at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Economics and the School of Foreign Service.

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