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The Market Maker: Full Episode

Watch the full episode of The Market Maker, about one woman's attempt to end famine in Ethiopia by starting the country's first commodities exchange.

Jul 27th, 2009

The Market Maker: Video: The Revolution that Wasn’t Enough

Roger Thurow explains how the Green Revolution helped end hunger in most of the world, but stopped short of Africa.

Jul 22nd, 2009

The Market Maker: Video: Inside the World’s Oldest Commodities Exchange

Learn about the history of the Chicago Board of Trade and how commodities trading works in the U.S. today.

Jul 22nd, 2009

The Market Maker: Resources

Find additional web-based resources about Ethiopia and its food supply and trade.

Jul 20th, 2009

Trading Up: Bringing Ethiopia’s Economy Into The 21st Century: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will learn about the efforts of Ethiopian reformers to create a modern agricultural commodities exchange in an economic environment historically dominated by inefficient tradition and government corruption. Contained within are lesson activities and video segments which may be used on their own or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 29th, 2009

Trading Up: Bringing Ethiopia’s Economy Into The 21st Century: Video Segments




May 29th, 2009

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