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Winter 2019
Nov 27, 2020
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INTD 1208 - Int'l Commodity Business
*The International Commodity Business* Civilization has been moving natural resources for commercial purposes for thousands of years. In this course we will study the development of the international commodity trade. The course will look at why humans would move a natural resource from one place to another, addressed through four main areas of inquiry: (1) the innovations which have contributed to global resource trade (commodity extraction, waterborne transport, creation of financial exchanges); (2)  the effects that these commercial imperatives have on developing economies- both positive and negative, with a particular focus on the ‘commodity curse’;  (3)  how the introduction of an imported commodity can fundamentally alter societal behavior; and  (4) the global economics of commodity markets, commodity indexes around the world, and how commercial developments are continually disrupting societies’ demand habits
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Interdisciplinary Division
Interdepartmental Department

Course Attributes:
SOC, WTR


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