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Geography of the World Economy

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GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Price Floor, Mania, Predatory Pricing

Reading 14 12/1/2012 11:09:00 AM THE LOCAL GEOGRAPHIES OF THE FINANCIAL CRISIS: FROM THE HOUSING BUBBLE TO ECONOMIC RECESSION AND BEYOND Abstract -Recent financ...

Geography
GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Business Improvement District, City Marketing, Richard Florida

Marketing the Post-Industrial City Deindustrialization - What do we do w/old industrial spaces? Entertainment, subject to real estate speculation - What can cities do after they lose industry? How can govs provide ec...

Geography
GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Chicago River, Fordism, Counterintuitive

The World of the City - “Cities are rational landscapes for capital accumulation” – David Harvey - All of the factors of production necess = concentrated in cities Cycle of Production - Production - ...

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GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - De Beers, System On A Chip, Kimberley Process Certification Scheme

MNC Characteristics and Investment Patterns Definitions: MNC and FDI - MNC: enterprise that engages in FDI + owns/controls value-adding activities in more than 1 nat - Involves flows of $ + direct organization...

Geography
GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Favela, Capital Accumulation, Primitive Accumulation Of Capital

Rio de Janeiro and the Mega-Event Development Strategy Mega-Event Led Development - Public investment, private gain (Maracana = good example) - Gov takes out big loans to do devel, H: private companies end up b...

Geography
GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Futures Contract, Coffee Bean, Ecological Modernization

The Economy-Environment Interface Can nature be a commodity? - River turned into a dam  provide electricity  has become a commodity Conventional Economic Approaches - Natural realm as distinct, measurable, quant...

Geography
GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Fordism, Archer Daniels Midland, Social Reproduction

The World of the City 12/5/12 1:03 AM Reading 20: Hayter and Patchell Down-side of Trade Agreements Labour Environment Public Health • Don’t have a...

Geography
GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Northern Canada, Commodification, Economic Equilibrium

The Economy-Environment Interface 12/5/12 1:03 AM Usually, natural resources are given prices and externalities are given a cost. Geographers are used to dealing with the human-nat...

Geography
GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Community Policing, Cruise Ship, Commodification

Rio de Janeiro and the Mega-Event Development Strategy 12/5/12 1:02 AM Reading 21, Gaffney Maracana Inaugurated 1950 à World Cup 179,000 capacity à...

Geography
GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Global Recession, Baby Boom, Eurodollar

Oil and the Debt Crises 12/5/12 1:02 AM Shows how the global economy can work around one commodity The US does not get large quantities of oil from the middle east The...

Geography
GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Creative Destruction, Social Reproduction, Social Contract

Marketing The Post-Industrial City 12/5/12 1:01 AM Reading 21, Gaffney Reading about Rio à find main argument Fordist City Transformations Suburbanization • Perio...

Geography
GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Credit Crunch, Neoliberalism, European Debt Crisis

Local-global geographies of the financial crisis 12/5/12 1:01 AM Financial Crisis and Over Accumulation Martin p.613 “Whilst the over-accumulation c...

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GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - Marshall Plan, Debt Of Developing Countries, Debt Crisis

International Financial Institutions 12/5/12 1:01 AM IMF ‘Stabilization’ Demands Debt crisis à fear of western bank collapsesà IMF stabilization demands • Free up barrie...

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GEOG 216
Geraldine Akman
GEOG 216 Lecture Notes - General Agreement On Tariffs And Trade, Smart People, Food Safety

Global Trade Institutions and Agreements 12/5/12 1:01 AM Reading 15, Krugman Martin’s Arguments End of Geography? • Finance à easy ...

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Geraldine Akman

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