International Macroeconomic Research Project from “Canada” country covering the following aspects: 1. The geographical location of the country 2. The trend of some key macroeconomic variables during the last 10 years, from 2003 to 2013, with analysis of the trend: • Economic policies implemented by the government • GDP/Capita • Some GDP components, like consumption, investment, government expenditure • Inflation rate • Exchange rate • Interest rate of the Central Bank • Quality of governance: (a) How do you think it impacts the economic situation (level of national income and per capita income? (b) How do the situation of bad governance could be improved? 3. A comparison between the following other indicators for the tree periods, 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2013. Which observations can you make on the changes in the data for these periods? • FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) • Financial Openness • HDI (Human Development Indices) • Investment climate • Public debt: (a) Is the level of public debt related to the quality of governance? 4. Analyze the global opportunities and challenges associated with the country neing studied. Propose policy decisions based on the understanding of the economic environment of the country. Incorporate cultural issues into the analysis of the economic situation that the country is facing.