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The Economy Game

Competing as countries in an international commodities market, students uncover economic principles inherent in production and commerce. Concepts including supply and demand, comparative advantage, and free trade will be explored. This simulation was developed for use in universities as part of introductory courses in economics and international trade.

Faculty: Joe Riehl - World Issues 8

Dates Offered

March 15, 2019
April 5, 2019

Explore More

Interested in exploring this topic more deeply?

  • Go to:  Interested in world economics? Visit The World Bank website to learn about their mission and role in international economic development.

  • At home: VOX offers this list of board games that teach economic principles.

  • Podcast: Tyler Wry, professor at The Wharton School, speaks with David Simms, former executive with Opportunity International, to talk about microfinance as a tool for lifting people out of poverty.

Why Go International?

The emergence of a truly global economy is one of the most significant developments of our era. World affairs are no longer the purview of nation states and diplomats alone. International financial markets and global trade are actors themselves. This seminar taps a variety of skills including applied mathematics, negotiation, leadership, and global learning.