United States economy

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Sub-subject: United States economy. Exports of products and services. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the United States of America.
  2. United States economy.
  3. United States market overview.
  4. Main sectors of the economy
  5. US foreign trade
  6. United States exports of goods and services.
  7. Case study: Top 20 Metropolitan Area exporters.
  8. Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the US
  9. Case study: Asian-Pacific foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States.
  10. US Businessman: Philip Anschutz, Thomas Monaghan, Howard Ahmanson, Ray L. Hunt, Bill Gates, S. Truett Cathy, Steve Strang, Warren Buffett...
Sub-subject "United States economy" is studied in:
  1. Master in Business in America
  2. Doctorate DIB Business in America

Languages of study: En or Es USA Fr Etats-Unis

  1. Credits of the sub-subject "US economy": 2 ECTS / 1 AC Credits
  2. Duration: 2 weeks

Master in International business for US Students

Sample of the sub-subject (United States economy):
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Sub-subject description (United States economy):

United States of America.

The United States: the biggest and most technologically powerful economy in the World.

  1. US population is 319 million people (the third world)
  2. Area: 9,371,174 sq km (the fourth largest country in the World)
  3. Borders: Canada and Mexico
  4. Currency: Dollar (USD)
  5. Capital: Washington, D.C.
  6. United States won independence from the UK in 1776
  7. World's largest economy. GDP: 15.7 billion (the largest in the world)
  8. GDP Per capita: $ 49,922
  9. United States belongs to the North American economic area of the Western Christian Civilization

Abolition of slavery (1863) and the African Diaspora (42 millions / 13,6% of the population) in the United States.

  1. Harriet Tubman
  2. Frederick Douglass
  3. Mimi Alemayehou

Main religions in the US

  1. Christianity (247 million): Catholicism (75 million) and Protestants (165 million). Quakers, Calvinists, Presbyterians, Methodists, Baptists, Pentecostals, Mormons
  2. Judaism
  3. Spiritual leaders: Henry David Thoreau and Martin Luther King

US economy. The United States is...

  1. Biggest recipient of Foreign direct investment (FDI) of the World.
  2. Third biggest agricultural economy of the World
  3. Leader in private pension fund (40% of the global fund management industry)
  4. Biggest market in the World for computer hardware products.
  5. Second biggest market for cement of the World (is also) the biggest importer of cement.
  6. Construction sector is the biggest of the World.
  7. Biggest manufacturer and consumer of instrumentation
  8. 10% of United States gross domestic product is related to transportation and Logistics activity.
  9. Software market is the biggest in the World
  10. US Leads the world in installed wind generation capacity.
  11. The United States keeps the oldest and most dominant position worldwide in venture capital.
  12. The United States domestic market for machine tools is the third biggest in the world
  13. The United States exports of products and services augmented by 3.2% in March 2010 to 148 billion dollars since February 2010, while imports augmented 3.1% to 188.3 billion dollars over the same period.
Source: ITA


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