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Case
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Reference no. 214-053-1
Authors: Gayle Allard
Published by: IE Business School
Originally published in: 2014
Version: 21 November 2011
Length: 23 pages
Data source: Published sources

Abstract

This case attempts to fill the gap in information on the United States by giving a quick historical introduction and a broad modern-day approximation to the world’s largest economy. It addresses many of the stereotypes popularly associated with the United States and provides data to critically evaluate these stereotypes. It also casts light on the unique position of the United States in the global economy with a simulation exercise that shows how policy events in the United States could affect growth in other leading nations.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 1776-2006.

Geographical setting

Region:
Americas
Country:
United States

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Abstract

This case attempts to fill the gap in information on the United States by giving a quick historical introduction and a broad modern-day approximation to the world’s largest economy. It addresses many of the stereotypes popularly associated with the United States and provides data to critically evaluate these stereotypes. It also casts light on the unique position of the United States in the global economy with a simulation exercise that shows how policy events in the United States could affect growth in other leading nations.

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Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 1776-2006.

Geographical setting

Region:
Americas
Country:
United States

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