Imagine you work in the economic development unit of a local authority (council).

Produce a draft report outlining the benefits to the local economy of encouraging

direct inward investment. Indicate any disadvantages.


 You are a contributor to a new news website. As part of your first big

assignment, you have been asked to provide information on the ‘privatization’ of

Eastern European economies.

 Using journals and newspapers, blog post about

the different ways in which western companies have sought to exploit business

opportunities in Eastern Europe.