Economic Interactions and Flows



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financial flows
Examine the importance of loans, debt repayment, development aid, remittances, foreign direct investment, repatriation of profits in the transfer of capital between the developed core areas and the peripheries.
Examine the influence of governments, world trading organizations and financial institutions (such as WTO, IMF and World Bank) in the transfer of capital.
labour flows
Explain the causes and effects of one major flow of labour between two countries.
information flows
Explain the role of ICT in the growth of international outsourcing.
8 hours

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Most of the 'Interpret, analyse and when appropriate construct tables, graphs, diagrams, cartogaphic materials and images' skills could be taught in this section of the Higher Level Extension.

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Textbook resource for Economic Interactions and Flows [Submitted by Chris Tyrrell - "This book has lots of relevant info as well as interesting and accessible graphs."]

Economy & Development: AS/A2 Geography (Contemporary Case Studies)
Publisher: Philip Allan Updates (December 2006)
Sue Warn (Author), David Burtenshaw (Author)


Examine the importance of loans, debt repayment, development aid, remittances, foreign direct investment, repatriation of profits in the transfer of capital between the developed core areas and the peripheries.

Examine the influence of governments, world trading organizations and financial institutions (such as WTO, IMF and World Bank) in the transfer of capital.
Waugh, An Integrated Approach, Third Edition: p.642-643
Explain the causes and effects of one major flow of labour between two countries.
Waugh, An Integrated Approach, Third Edition: p.369-370
Explain the role of ICT in the growth of international outsourcing.
8 hours