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USA in the World Economy. Doc. Ing. Tomáš Dudáš, PhD. Ing. Peter Reťkovský. Contact information. d oc. Ing. Tomáš Dudáš, PhD. Email: [email protected] Office hours - (D4.16) Monday 9 .00-1 1. 00 Tuesday 11 .00-1 3 .00. Course requirements. Active attendance ( max. 3 absentia)

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Usa in the world economy

USA in theWorldEconomy

Doc. Ing. Tomáš Dudáš, PhD.

Ing. Peter Reťkovský


Contact information

Contact information

  • doc. Ing. Tomáš Dudáš, PhD.

  • Email: [email protected]

  • Office hours - (D4.16)

    • Monday 9.00-11.00

    • Tuesday11.00-13.00


Course requirements

Course requirements

  • Active attendance (max. 3 absentia)

  • Written essay on an agreed topic (5-10 pages)


Course outline

Course outline

  • Introduction

    • Course requirements

    • Economic development in the colonial era

  • The birth of the modern American economy in the 19th century – I

    • Birth of a nation

    • Labor force and migration

    • Development of the modern infrastructure

    • Slavery and civil war

  • The birth of the modern American economy in the 19th century II

    • Industrial revolution

    • Birth of the modern corporations

    • USA – centre of innovations


Course outline1

Course outline

  • The Roaring twenties, the great depression and the New Deal

    • Birth of the modern consumer society

    • Possible causes of the great depression

    • FDR and the New Deal

  • The golden age of the US economy – 50s and 60s

    • Baby boom and post war prosperity

    • Changing society and economy

    • Rise of the car culture

  • Stagflation, Reaganomics and Clintonomics

    • Nixon and the end of the Bretton wood financial system

    • Volcker and the inflation

    • Reagan and the taxes

    • Clinton and the dot-com bubble


Course outline2

Course outline

  • Crisis at the beginning of the 21st century

    • Reasons behind the crisis

    • Comparison with previous crises

    • Possible solution scenarios

    • Political implications

  • Relations USA-EU, USA-Japan, USA-China

    • US policy in the above regions

    • US economic interests in EU, Japan and China

    • Chinese economic interests in the USA

    • Rivalry vs. alliance?

  • Relations USA-Mexico, USA-South America

    • US policy in the above regions

    • US economic interests in LA

    • NAFTA

    • Relationship of Latin America towards the USA


Course outline3

Course outline

  • Comparison of the USA and the EU

    • Comparison of social systems

    • Comparison of health care

    • Immigration

    • Innovation

    • Currency

    • Fiscal and economic processes

    • Implications and critical success factors

  • Future of the US economy

    • Development scenarios

    • "Alternative histories" as seen from 2100

  • Conclusion and closing remarks


Early economic history of the usa

Early economic History of the USA

Ing. Tomáš Dudáš, PhD.


Start of the colonization of north america

Start of the colonization of North America

  • Motives

    • Religious motives (Puritans)

    • Economic motives (profit)

    • Getting rid of criminals

  • Due to less developed technologies it was a very dangerous process

    • Lost colonies - "LostColonyofRoanoke” in North Carolina (1587-90)


Nations colonizing north america

Nations colonizing North America

  • Spain –New Mexico and California

  • Netherlands – New Holland

  • France – Nouvelle-France

  • Russia – Alaska

  • Great Britain– New England, Virginia, Carolina etc.


Economic aspect of the life in the colonies

Economic aspect of the life in the colonies

  • First period – fight for survival

  • Agriculture

    • North – smaller family based farms

    • South – big plantations which used slave labor

  • Industry

    • Traditional crafts needed in the colonies

    • Shipbuilding


Population in the colonies

Population in the Colonies

  • Biggest cities

    • Philadelphia – 40 000 (1775)

    • New York – 25 000 (1775)

    • Boston – 16 000 (1775)

    • Charleston – 12 000 (1775)

  • Total population in 1790 – 3 929 000

    • European ancestry – 3 172 000

    • Other – 757 000


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