Category archives: Economics

The dependence of the dairy industry on immigrant labor.


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This video shows how dependent the dairy industry is on immigrant labor. Most Americans refuse to do the milking so why not let the immigrants do in legally?

A Critical Documentary on Saudi Arabia.


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This documentary is about the government of Saudi Arabia. It criticizes all parts of the government; the royal family, the courts, the law and much more. It also explains how the royal family got to power and the role of the west in maintaining the status-quo. It remains to be seen what happens if the ...

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South Africa’s most dangerous mines.


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This documentary shows the dangers faced by poor illicit miners fighting to earn a living. Most of these mines where abandoned by commercial companies, but still some gold is left.

The dilemma of deep sea mining.


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Some small developing nations are planning to exploit their deep-sea resources to develop their economies and improve their societies. Although there are enormous opportunities, there are also environmental and economic risks that are hard to manage. This film tries to investigate the pro’s and con’s of this development and how best to manage ...

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The power of central banks: a Documentary.


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Since the financial crisis of 2007/2008 there has been much debate about the role of central banks and the role of market forces. This documentary shows the case of the Japanese central bank being used to facilitate central planning and direct the economy in a certain direction. Markets are not always optimal but this ...

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The economic transformation of China.


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Recently the Chinese economy has seen some signs of slowing down, but the story of the past few decades is still impressive. This NY Times documentary is a bit out of date but it still gives an interesting insight in the development of china. It includes the copying of western goods, Growing inequality and the ...

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How financial markets operate in Kabul, Afghanistan.


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This is a short docu that shows the Shahzada currency market in Kabul operates. From the video it is difficult to tell if there is some regulation or supervision but it seems to be functioning. If you know more about how this market functions please tell me in the comment section. Location: KABUL’S SHAHZADA ...

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The premiership of Margaret Thatcher.


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This is part one of a four part documentary about the years Margaret Thatcher spend at Downing Street ten. It shows a skillful politician that pulled of the greatest economic reform in British history. It also shows that she has been controversial during her whole premiership and that this eventually lead to her downfall.

 

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Helping Filipino Coconut Farmers to survive.


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Chinese gold mining in Ghana.


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It is well known that Chinese entrepreneurs are hunting around the world for natural recourses. In Ghana they have a big hand in mining gold and making tons of money in a dangerous way. Because of the rise of china and their hunger for minerals this situation will become more common in other industries.

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