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Globalization’s Winner and Losers: Challenges for Developed and Developing Countries

Provider University of Georgetown
Platform Coursera
Weeks 7

This course explores the economic and business side of development, examining trade, investment, and technology and their effects on various aspects of both developed and developing countries. Students will learn about challenges with resources, methods to deal with sweatshops, supply chains, wage inequality as a result of globalization, manufacturing jobs, China as a “superpower,” and the economic status of the United States. At the end of the course, students will develop a plan to resolve the US budget deficit and reform Social Security.

This course is free and is currently listed as an archived course, which means that all material may not be available. Taught by 15 various instructors through GeorgetownX, the commitment for the course is 3.5 to 5 hours a week. When the course is open, students have the option to purchase a verified certificate of completion.



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