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1 Extra Credit Process: 1)Select a Plan (1 or 2) 2)Select which assignments you wish to complete 3)Writing assignments must be typed. No hand written assignment will be accepted.

2 PLAN 1 Illustrate GDP: Take the GDP formula GDP= C + I + G + XN and illustrate each component. Make a picture that shows each of the elements as they are connected to a nation. Make sure the illustration is colored and in the order of the GDP formula. Each letter represented in the formula should have an illustration that explains it. Your illustration should have 5 to 6 drawings that show the function of the formula. Also make sure to pick a country you wish to show this formula for and that your work looks professional when you turn it in. Globalization: Consider the following questions and write a typed essay (250 words) or create a PowerPoint for debate. Is there a benefit to buying American goods? What are those benefits? If it were possible to buy only American goods, do you think people would still consume the same amounts? How would cost/prices be affected? Fiscal Policy: Create a tax policy that will make the government revenues in a certain area. Make sure you explain why you wish to tax the citizens and where the money will go. Assignment must be typed and a minimum of two pages double spaced. Economic reasoning using economic terms is a requirement. Exchange Rate-- Find what it would cost in USD for 20 different products from 20 different currencies. Example: McDonald's Meal in Luanda, Angola AOA = $12.80 You must utilize the two links below for completing the assignment. (Currency Converter) (Products and Services Comparison)

3 Plan 2 Global Flowchart – Create an illustrated flow chart that shows how a country imports and exports products through individuals, businesses, and governments. Pick any product you wish to use and show how it can travel through trade all over the globe. International Careers: Research three careers in international trade from the list provided and answer the following questions on each of the three careers. Must be typed. What skills are needed for the job? What educational background is needed? What are the most interesting aspects of the jobs? What would a typical day be like? What are the parts of the job that you think you would be good at? What is the pay? ** See next slide for additional information Letter to Congress: If we were able to create a way to make all underground economic activities included in our overall GDP, the level of GDP could rise in our nation close to %. Brainstorm some ideas on ways that you think we could decrease the amount of underground economic activity. Once you have a good idea with some good points behind it, compose a letter to Saxby Chambliss or Johnny Iskason (your state senators) that gives them your idea and your theory behind it to help increase the nations overall GDP. *Noteif your idea regards illegal substances, make sure your theory is sound, or you will fail this assignment. Must be typed and a minimum of 2 pages double spaced. Types of Unemployment: Given the three types of unemployment structural, frictional, and cyclical. Give three in- depth (minimum 9 sentences) examples of each. Create a graphic organizer that shows how each type is different from the other and show the examples within the organizer. Must be typed.

4 International Careers Additional Information: International Trade Careers: Warehouse Supervisor Translator Machinist Meteorologist Dock Supervisor Mechanic Crane Operator Truck Driver Wharfing Environmental Engineer Civil Engineer US Coast Guard Port Pilot Firefighter Longshoreman Stevedore Customs Broker Electrician Claims Adjustor Police Officer Insurance Agent City Planner Project Manager Consultant Lobbyist Public Relations Highway Patrol Construction Worker US Customs Officer Architect Georgia has 447,000 jobs in international trade. The array of opportunities includes jobs in such places as the ports of Savannah and Brunswick, the cargo facilities, manufacturering plants, Japanese auto firms, movie studios, or architectural firms that build overseas projects. Also check international tourism. The trick to find the career that interests you!


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