Question 1 (10 points)
What energy source(s) should the state of Oklahoma pursue to ensure the availability of a stable energy source? Select one of the following cities (Houston, D.C., New York or Los Angeles) and tell me the development of what energy source(s) you recommend they pursue. Be specific.
Question 2 (10 points)
If you were a CEO of one of the major car companies in the United States what strategy would you pursue to transnationalize the company?
To answer this question, explain the advantages and challenges for U.S. based corporations that seek to engage in two of the three major automobile markets in the world. Where would you locate assembly plants or regional headquarters? What markets would you seek to access? How would you gain access to these markets?
Question 3 (10 points)
Why despite new technologies that allow a global exchange of money do financial centers continue to cluster? Identify a few financial centers and give 3 factors that support the agglomeration of the industry.
Question 4 (10 points)
Question 5 (10 points)
One strategy to reduce environmental degradation is to make individuals, corporations, states aware of the economic costs. Identify two strategies used to integrate environmental protection into the value of a commodity. (Information found in the Economic Geography text)