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    every person applying for PhD in International Economics should be as much as specialized in research and practice in that field, as me. In favor of that thesis I should mention that I am currently working within the research During my studies at the University of Montreal, I am developing special interest for the international development, as addition to my aspiration to be international trade expert. However, I wanted to combine those interests of mine as a Junior Researcher. As a Junior Research I am involved in basic research and modeling of intra-industrial trade in the EU, monitoring international trade developments and analyzing new trade policies in the region of Eurasia. One of my most favorable activities was my work on the EUR-Asia model, used for forecast of the future developments in the Eurasia region Working experience received provided me with a deeper realization of importance of being competent in various spheres of economic research: international trade, econometrics, development and economic policy. I deeply convinced that all those spheres make an Economist to be complete expert in this field of research. The understanding of this fact and my strong aspiration to become highly qualified researcher of international level led me to decision to apply for the position at your University, as your University has a strong reputation in that field. After I read carefully the description of the PhD programme and the course requirements, I believe that it perfectly…

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    Guns, Germs And Steel

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    developed did so simply because their geographical location enabled them to. Cereal and agriculture developed in the Eurasian landmass, and the innovations spread into Europe and Asia, along with the Mediterranean basin, which includes areas like Egypt, Tunisia where the Carthaginians would eventually reside, and Morocco also. However, these improvements were unable to quickly cross the Sahara desert, and the more tropical areas, which meant that even early on the Eurasian cultures had a head…

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    Continuities In Eurasia

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    David Sim Changes and continuities in Eurasia From 600-1450 CE, Eurasia was divided with civilizations such as Europe, China, Persia, and Islam. In 1200 CE, the Mongol empire created an immense impact throughout Eurasia with their conquests that unified Eurasia. In the Post Classical Era, Eurasia underwent a change of policies in places like Russia, China, and Persia due to the Mongol’s economic interest. However trade still remained continuous and became more popular throughout the time…

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    Eurasia has a horizontal axis, its land spread across similar latitudes. This made food production easier because the climates and seasons were similar. In conjunction with its geography, the Eurasian continent had the easiest time sharing and gathering techniques. Food production first formed in societies with access to clean, fresh water, river systems. Continents like Australia, first set back by geographical isolation, lacked these river systems and was therefore late to the game on food…

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    Mongol impact on Eurasia throughout the 13th and 14th centuries was extremely influential, changing the course of the world in many ways, although the ruthlessness of the Mongols was very destructive in nature. The impact of the Mongols is shown through their barbaric actions (Documents 1, 2, 3, and 9) which can be characterized by their hygiene and their mass slaying of anyone who defied them—women and children included. Mongol influence is also apparent through economy (Documents 4, 5, 6, and…

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    Classic Eurasia: a time saturated with cultural growth and development of societies. During this era Empires rose and fell, various religions were created, and mankind was morally tested time and time again. In some societies, the equality of men arose from these challenges. In other civilizations however, people were dragged into the toxic cycle of sharply stratified class systems. But, a common presence amongst all of the societies of this time was the patriarchy. Under patriarchal rules,…

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    Run, hide, bribe, pray, cheat, it wont work with death, it is the single greatest equalizer of man kind. The pneumonic plague spread though the Eurasia continent infecting and killing anyone who came in contact with the illness, making it a key example of how death is truly unbiased. It is often believed that the “Black Death” was an epidemic contained with in the European continent, over the years the plague has become localized to England, Italy and Germany. This illness was not an epidemic it…

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    Eurasia Research Paper

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    Why did eurasia have 300,000 year head start over other countries? The geographical advantages of eurasia allowed europeans to develop productive agriculture and domesticated animals. As a result, the europeans had a food surplus, developed immunity to diseases and forged steel. These inherent advantages allowed the Europeans to decimate other civilisations and appreciate their resources, making them even more powerful. Agriculture was one of the things that made civilizations more…

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    Under the Mongol Empire, Eurasia was unified. These cities no longer went to war against each other, and the Mongols mandated a policy of open trade(Skaff 3). Items from China and Southeastern Asia made it into Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and vice versa. The Mongols also maintained the roads needed to conduct this trade and used their army to protect the roads from bandits. The Silk Roads connected the world in a way that had never truly been done before. Italian merchants like Marco…

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    influence on Eurasia through implementing strict law and order, accepting different religions, and developing new innovations. The success of the empire was credited to their strict law and order. For instance, pack animals “could be left unattended because of the severity of (Mongol) laws against theft” (Document 7) including consequences such as, “being burned alive upside-down” (Document 5). This displays how fear allowed for low crime rates, protecting travelers and allowing them prosper in…

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