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How Global Events Affect Consumers

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Recent events have been swirling around the turmoil going on in Libya. APU Professor Irvin Varkonyi steps in to discuss how the Sendai earthquake in Japan and the political struggles in Libya and Egypt are affecting the global supply chain.

[Learn more about the global supply chain from degrees in transportation and logistics.]

He discusses what we can expect as a result of these events on a consumers side, like a 14% disruption for computers and computer components. As well as the mechanics behind the disruption in production, and an increase in pricing.

The complexities surrounding these events are explained in great detail in this podcast. Get educated on what is going on in the world around you, and what you can expect to see next.

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