Lesson 10

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February 12, 2015 at 3:59 pm  •  Posted in s15-econ491 by  •  0 Comments

Thu, Feb 12

Know other, know self, hundred battles without danger

Not knowing other but know self, one win one loss

Not knowing other, not knowing self, every battle lost.

– Sun Tzu “The Art of War”

Review:

  • South of the Border documentary

Presentation:

  • Group Discussion
    • Codelco
      • Where are Codelco’s mining operations?
      • Where are Codelco’s markets (buyers of copper)?
      • What external factors drive copper prices?
      • How do copper price variations impact…
        • company revenue?
        • employment levels?
        • individual miners and their families?
    • Income disparity in The Devil’s Miner and South of the Border
  • Research Paper Topics

Assignment:

  • Next week’s theme is Europe, Manufacturing, Vestas
  • Read “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy (just kidding)

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