Question 3.3. Assume you work for a Norwegian company exporting a container of salmon to Azerbaijan or
Haiti. The customs official informs you that there is a delay in clearing your container through customs, and it
may last a month. However, if you are willing to pay an “expediting fee” of €200, he will try to make it happen
in one day. What are you going to do? (10 marks)
Question 4.3. You are the PR officer of a major MNE in the chemicals industry. The national press in your home
country alleges that your company is covering up an environmental disaster caused by your subsidiary in India,
in which several people died. How do you react? (10 Marks)
Read the closing case “Appendix_Week_5T_Case_6C_Politics_and_FDI_in_Argentina”, and
answer question 5.3.
Question 5.3. Some trade unions fear that the free movement of people depresses wages of ordinary
workers because immigrants from other European countries are willing to work for lower wages.
Should the free movement of people thus be restricted for some countries, or for certain time periods?
Question Number 6.2. You are an IMF official going to a country whose export earnings are not able
to pay for imports. The government has requested a loan from the IMF. Which areas would you
recommend the government to cut: (1) education, (2) salaries for officials, (3) food subsidies, and/or
(4) tax rebates for exporters?