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Ethnic Fragmentation in Canada (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Canada: Vancouver: Hong Kong East and

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Ethnic Fragmentation in Canada

Regions and Economies (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on the United States: Oregon: A Fight for Water

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Regions and Economies

Brazil: The Sleeping Giant (2003)

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This video program features case studies on two very different places in Brazil --Sao Paulo: The Outer Ring

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Brazil: The Sleeping Giant

The Dynamic Pacific Rim (2003)

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This video program features two case studies that explore the influence of physical geography in Latin America: Ecuador: Orange Alert

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The Dynamic Pacific Rim

Population Geography (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on countries in Latin America:Mexico: Motive to Migrate

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Population Geography

Supply and Demand: What sets the price? (2012)

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A two-year drought in California in the 1970s motivated areas such as Marin County to conserve by reducing their water consumption by as much as 66 percent. Following the Arab oil embargoes of 1973, the Nixon Administration latched onto the “world price” of “new” oil, encouraging domestic oil suppliers to drill again.

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Supply and Demand: What sets the price?

The Firm: How can it keep costs down? (2012)

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In 1980, renowned soda company Coca-Cola replaced sugar with high-fructose corn extract in order to lower production costs. In 1963, Studebaker closed its plant, unable to increase sales and take advantage of economies of scale. In the 21st century, printing and publishing company PrintPOD, Inc. avoided increasing domestic labor expenses by tapping into the workforce in India.

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The Firm: How can it keep costs down?

Resources and Scarcity (2012)

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Faced with dwindling resources, Congress fiercely debated whether to preserve 100 million acres of Alaskan land as a national park or open the land for mineral exploration. The need to provide both guns and butter during World War II led to an unprecedented period of economic growth. In the 1970s, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered U.S.

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Resources and Scarcity

Reducing Poverty (2012)

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During the Great Depression, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt put forth a Social Security program, using money from employer/employee contributions. In 1996, President Bill Clinton signed the Welfare Reform Act, requiring welfare recipients to move into the work force.

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Reducing Poverty

GNP/GDP (2012)

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During the Great Depression, Simon Kuznets led an investigative study resulting in the first publication of the nation’s national income. It was called the Gross National Product (GNP). Using GNP to assess the overall production-to-consumption ratio of the U.S., President Roosevelt entered World War II without jeopardizing the basic needs of U.S. citizens.

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GNP/GDP

The Great Depression and the Keynesian Revolution (2012)

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In 1932, President Herbert Hoover spoke enthusiastically about financial recovery while John Maynard Keynes expressed doubts. In 1936, Keynes published The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money, developing a theory that later became the basis for public policy in Washington.

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The Great Depression and the Keynesian Revolution

Developing Countries (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Africa South of the Sahara: Cote d'Ivoire: Cocoa and Change

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Developing Countries

Strength to Overcome (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Africa South of the Sahara:South Africa: This Land is My Land

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Strength to Overcome

Sacred Space, Secular States? (2003)

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This video program features two case studies: Jerusalem: Capital of Two States?and 

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Sacred Space, Secular States?

Oil and Water (2003)

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This program features two case studies that examine the interaction between humans and natural resources: Egypt: Gift of the Nile

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Oil and Water

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