High quality 19-slide PPT pack for A Level or IB Economics topic: Foreign Finance and Debt
Fully demonstrates and explains (including diagrams) the key points of this increasingly tested topic area including:
Foreign Portfolio Investment
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
Features that attract inward investment, including political stability, a stable macroeconomic environment, human capital and enshrined property rights
Benefits and disadvantages of FDI and the expansions of multinationals into less-developed countries (LDCs)
The 'race to the bottom' - favourable tax regimes and diminution of workers' rights in developing countries
Foreign aid - Concessional and non-concessional
NGOs (non-governmental organisations)
ODA development assistance
World Bank and IMF - roles and criticisms, including SALs (structural adjustment loans) and stabilisation policies
The significance of remittances (income from workers abroad) for less-developed countries
Can be easily complemented with any standard A Level (e.g. Anderton), IB (e.g. Tragakes) or AP (e.g. Krugman) texts for effective delivery of the unit.
Tried and tested in various learning environments with strong results in terms of student understanding.