Assignment 6

  1. Read Sustainable Economics Curriculum, "Trade and the Global Economy: Background for the Teacher"
  2. Read "Trade and Globalization":
    1. "Liberalization of International Trade," pp. 35-36
    2. "Regional Trade Liberalization," pp. 39-40
  3. Read Rodrigue, "Commodity Chains and Freight Transportation: 1. Contemporary Production Systems"
  4. Find and summarize an article related to your country and to trade.
  5. In Wikipedia:
    1. Read the definition of "Trade Bloc" and
    2. find which trade bloc(s) your country is a member of (click on [show] members to see what countries are members of each bloc).
  6. Optional: Read "Trade and Environment: MTBE and NAFTA"