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Business/Government Relations 1 471.23 Fall 2013 Bruce Duggan Providence University College.

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1 Business/Government Relations Fall 2013 Bruce Duggan Providence University College

2 Business/Government Relations

3 examples  Greece may stop using Euro  Canada bailed out auto industry  Manitoba deregulated rural bus industry has started taxing coal  St Pierre may constrain sidewalk signs

4 Our field of study businessgovernment public

5 Our field of study businessgovernment others public

6 Goal not ttheoretical understanding ccomprehensive detail instead yyou can do this job for your company planning ahead likely problems likely solutions

7 Syllabus Text materials  Baron Business and its environment  Taylor, Warrack, & Baetz Business and government in Canada  Brookes & Stritch Business and government in Canada

8 Syllabus Baron  1  2  6  7  10  11  12  17 Taylor et al.  10  13 Brookes & Stritch  2  6  7

9 Syllabus individual work qquizzes wwriting assignments ffinal exam pparticipation group work ccases pproject

10 Project Options  Try to get rural transit up and running for Winter semester  set up a Manitoba Environmental Industries Association student chapter  understand the development of a biomass industry in Manitoba  understand the probable effects of the Canada/Europe free trade agreement  ?

11 Syllabus schedule  week 2 Why is Canadian business the way it is? Why should bus care about gov?  week 3 integrated strategy  making government relations part of a whole

12 Syllabus schedule  4 law and markets  Why isn't the market free?  5 current state of business-govt relations  Are we still getting along?  6 navigating federal-provincial waters

13 Syllabus schedule  7 political analysis for business  doing the research  8 formulating political strategies  9 business organizations and lobbying  working with other businesses

14 Syllabus schedule  10 regulation  law, economics and politics »They can't tell me how to run my business!  11 government dealing with business  how government controls canadian business

15 Syllabus schedule  12 environmental protection  economics, politics and management »Why are those people protesting?  13 political economy of int’l trade policy  How does the world work?  14 ?

16 Business/Government Relations final exam  max 3 questions

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18 Who was I? Allan Greenspan Former Chairman Federal Reserve Board “…to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system."

19 Who are we? Ben Bernacke Chairman Federal Reserve Board “…to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system." Timothy Geithner Secretary U.S. Department of the Treasury “…responsible for promoting economic prosperity and ensuring the financial security of the United States."

20 And who am I? Mark Carney Governor Bank of Canada “…to promote the economic and financial welfare of Canada."

21 Why government? stability  unemployment Canada 0% 10% 20% 30% US

22 Why government? both stability & growth -5% 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% interest rates unemployment inflation GDP

23 Why government? stability  interest rates -5% 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% interest rates unemployment

24 Why government? stability  inflation & deflation -50% -25% 0% 25% 50% 75% 100%

25 Why government? stability  inflation & deflation -20% -10% 0% 10% 20% 30% UK US Canada

26 Why government? stability -5% 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% interest rates unemployment inflation

27 Why government? growth  business cycle “real change in GDP per capita” -10% 0% 10%

28 -10% 0% 10% Canada US Why government? growth  business cycle “real change in GDP per capita”

29 Why government? both stability & growth GDP inflation -10% 0% 10% 20% unemployment interest rates

30 Why government? -10% 0% 10% 20% stability & growth GDP inflation

31 for Tue read  Brooks & Stritch ch. 2 Business and Government in Historical Perspective


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