Submit a 1.5-page written response to “Black Gold.”
Your essay should reflect on the following questions:
1. Ethiopian Tadesse Meskela is on mission around the world to find coffee buyers who are willing to pay a “fair price” to Ethiopian coffee growers. Discuss the factors (domestic and global) that make this mission particularly challenging.
2. How does the video relate to the concepts studied in Econ 204, such as the exchange rate (nominal and real), relative prices, open economy, trade, etc.?
3. What is the most powerful message that you got from the video and why?
A film by Marc Francis and Nick Francis