What are some trade and finance statistics that show an increase in US globalization?

Committee. This essay will give you up to 10 points, and will also be used by the GBS Committee to evaluate the course outcomes – specifically

they will look at whether this course taught students something about globalization. Assignment (10 points): Answer all the questions below. The writeup should be about 1000 words, which is about 4 pages (if it’s set up correctly, you can see the word count in the bottom bar of Microsoft

Word). Include the questions below, which are about 100 words, as part of your essay, but don’t count them – so aim for 1100 words total. This is mostly a pass/fail assignment. You can look at your notes as you write this (see “Intro-full lecture” on Blackboard). You get full points unless (a)

you don’t really answer some questions, (b) you don’t use your own words to paraphrase what we learned. 1. What are some trade and finance

statistics that show an increase in US globalization? 2. During the first several classes of the semester, we talked about four interlinked reasons for the increase in economic globalization. Explain each of these reasons. 3. How does trade help consumers? How might trade hurt jobs? 4.

Are you generally in favor of free trade, or trade barriers? Why, specifically? Does your own cultural background (parents’ jobs, your career aspirations) affect which viewpoint you lean towards? (You may add other comments about how globalization has affected your life to date, if you want.)