APMacro P5-6: IES Advisor Teams


Summit Trade Session-med
You and your team represent a group of economic advisors assigned to a country with the objective of improving the standard of living for the inhabitants of your country. You can impact your country’s standard of living through economic development and international trade. Your role as an economic advisor requires you to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of your country and develop specific goals for improving the standard of living. Your team and the rest of the world’s economic advisors will meet in the international marketplace to trade the goods and services needed to achieve your goals. Global competition for scarce resources will complicate your efforts; but careful planning and trade negotiations will improve your chances of success.

Over the course of the next few weeks, you must become knowledgeable about economic, political, and social situations within your country. You must also develop skill in applying economic concepts to develop a strategic plan for improving the standard of living for the inhabitants of your country. You will be given a list of exports specific to your country. You must determine the type of imports best suited to meeting your strategic goals. In addition, you may also initiate long term development projects within your country.


Homework:
1) Fact Sheet page 7 #1-18
2) Country Research pages 11-14 #2-10

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