International trade began with the Silk Road and Marco Polo and developed into imperial and colonial competition and control in Asia. The end of WWII brought both a new trade and political structure, promoting free and open markets leading to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the current world trading system. Asian economics have emerged as dominant participants in the new global supply chain, creating a demand for change in trade policy with new trade agreements. Trade conflict and “American First” are changing the global economy. We will look at it all and make some guesses about the future.
ZOOM LINK: Available to paid and registered members on our website https://assumptionwise.org/Course-Zoom-Links
INSTRUCTOR: Pete Murphy retired from teaching Management in the Business Studies Department at Assumption University in August 2011. He came to Assumption after a long career in the international energy industry managing a variety of business and technical organizations.
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