Global Banking Lesson 3 Introduction to International Investment
Global Banking Lesson 3 Introduction to International Investment

Time: 35 minutes
Skills: Holistic Thinking
Objective 2
Related Resources:
- Banking Lesson 3 PowerPoint
- Daniels, John, Radebaugh, and Daniel Sullivan. (2009). “Point-Counter Point: should countries limit foreign control of key industries”? International Business, Pearson, chapter 14, pp. 542–543.
- Investment (n.d.). Globalization101. Retrieved from: http://www.globalization101.org/category/issues-in-depth/investment/
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Lecture Notes Lesson 3

The instructor introduces the topic of international investment using the PowerPoint presentation and the lecture notes.

Discussion Questions:

1)      What are the different types of investments?

2)      Which investments are riskier and why?

3)      Where do most investments originate and where are most investments made and why?

4)      How does the flow of money across borders impact politics, economic development, jobs, and international trade?

5)      Who benefits from foreign investment and who does not and why?

6)      Why has foreign investment increased over the past decade? What facilitates increased foreign investments and what might slow it down?

7)      How does foreign investment impact free trade and vice versa?

*The instructor should end the class with one of the ethical dilemmas highlighted below.

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