Countries and Their Issues
Students will Keep a Journal of their findings throughout the semester.
Including research on the country, and your written response to the questions
You will be Assigned the following countries the first Week of class.
Each week you will have problems for your country and you will be challenged to solve those. You can use research from any country, and your opinion on how to deal with these issues collectively.
Week 1 Build your countries portfolio:
These are the issues you will work on in week 2
Crisis of Trade:
Make 2 new trade alliances, who and why choose those countries?
Discuss which items you will trade with each of the countries you choose.
Describe the benefits and costs associated with free trade.
Define key terms such as international trade, factors of production, production possibilities, absolute advantage, comparative advantage, and terms of trade.
Explain how international trade creates interdependent relationships between countries.
These are the issues you will work on in week 3
Refugees (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
The world is witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record. An unprecedented 59.5 million people around the world have been forced from home. Among them are nearly 20 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18.
Your country has been ask to accept 300,000 refugees from Syria
What are the plans for a group this size?
Where will they be placed?
What types of regulations will be followed in order to keep the citizens of your country safe?