Walmart Case Study: Applying Economic Factors

  • Read Chapters 18 and 19 of Macroeconomics Private and Public Choice.
  •  Reference book: Gwartney, J. D., Stroup, R. L., Sobel, R. S., & Macpherson, D. A. (2018). Macroeconomics: Private and public choice (16th ed.). Cengage. 

 

For this discussion question, be sure to use your previously selected country. (The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

  • Discuss how comparative analysis, trade restrictions, tariffs, and exchange rates of your chosen country will impact the decision to expand. You need to take these macroeconomic concepts and apply them directly to the Walmart expansion decision.
  • Considering the topics, you have studied throughout this course, what other economic factors may impact the decision to expand?

Your initial response should be a minimum of 200 words.

 

Other reference links to use in this assignment:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/petercarbonara/2018/06/06/worlds-largest-retail-companies-2018/?sh=25e252213e66

 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/richardkestenbaum/2017/05/18/is-walmart-good-or-bad-for-america/?sh=5aaf2dcc22ae

 

https://money.howstuffworks.com/wal-mart.htm

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