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24 Jul 2015

Taxation limits on local governments; municipalities and school districts in the state of Georgia

Essay - 9 pages - Government finance

There exist a number of limits on taxation both statutory and constitutional that apply in the state of Georgia. The reasons for the existence of such limitations vary, but majorly they are meant to check county government expenditure, Ensure property taxes are maintained at reasonable and...

10 Jun 2013

In your opinion what was the primary cause of the financial crisis/recession of 2008-2009?

Case study - 3 pages - Government finance

I believe that the main reason for the economic depression that happened to United States in 2008-2009 was as a result of failure by the insurance companies and banks. The cri8sis was mainly as a result of a combination of global macroeconomic imbalances and weaknesses that were so sever in the...

16 Jun 2010


Thesis - 6 pages - Government finance

The economic upheaval in recent years has accentuated the idea of an unpredictable future that is not always predictable by experts. Companies have had to adapt to changing environments in order to survive. The nature of the economic environment has necessitated the need for permanent...

12 Aug 2009

A look at Rentier states

Thesis - 6 pages - Government finance

When I think of rentier states I am reminded of a time in the early 1970s with Richard Nixon invited Johnny Cash to the White House, provided that the sing the right-wing satire, “Welfare Cadillac.” Claiming he did not know the words, Cash instead sang the “Ballad of Ira...

30 Jul 2009

Planning for tomorrow: Provincial policy, regional government and public opinion

Thesis - 4 pages - Government finance

Provincial politics can often be as overstated as it is often outdated. In the case of the former, this is a result of the dependency our provincial governments have on federal funding. As for the latter, consider that provincial policy making is often a tense and contradictory affair whereby...

07 Jul 2009

The governments oversight and the misuse of surplus funds

Thesis - 12 pages - Government finance

This study will investigate the governmental oversight and exemptions that allow for the unchecked misuse of surplus funds within non-profit organizations. For the purposes of this study, surplus is defined as money not earmarked for future projects, or capital projects, unrestricted funds and...

13 May 2009

Export procedures and documentation in India

Tutorials/exercises - 74 pages - Government finance

India has a mission to capture 2% of the global share of trade by 2010, as compared to the present level of less than 1%. Export is one of the lucrative business activities in India. The government also provides various promotional schemes to the exporters for earning valuable foreign...

05 May 2009

The evolution, features, concepts, application and terminologies of fiscal policy

Thesis - 12 pages - Government finance

Fiscal policy can be explained as a policy executed by the government to produce desirable effect on national income, output and employment. There are two type of fiscal policy they are - Contractionary & Expansionary.It helps the government by creating an environment for rapid...

16 Jan 2009

A "fat tax" to encourage consumers to switch away from fats, sugar and processed foods

Essay - 4 pages - Government finance

People are obviously getting more and more fat. This fact cannot be denied. That is why, to curb this phenomenon, Kelly Brownell launched the idea of applying a fat tax on unhealthy food, in his article published in the New York Times in 1994. Such a tax could encourage people to buy less...

15 Jan 2009

Do we have the right balance between responsibility for budget implementation and political accountability for the Union budget's use?

Essay - 5 pages - Government finance

The evolution of the budgetary procedure, with the new financial regulation of 2002, has increased the responsibility of the different actors and clarified the different management methods, increasing the transparency of the whole procedure. Those changes allow us to wonder if there is, today, a...

17 Jul 2008

The Universal Healthcare debate in America

Essay - 4 pages - Government finance

According to the National Coalition on Healthcare, nearly 47 million Americans go without health insurance (NCHC 2008). That means that sixteen percent of the American population cannot afford to get treated when they are sick, injured, or possibly dying. Within that number,...

07 Jul 2008

Overview of the World Bank organization, the positive contributions that the organization has made to the development of Third World countries, and the specific policies that have been criticized by world leaders

Essay - 9 pages - Government finance

The World Bank was created in the aftermath of World War II with the intention of helping all countries in Europe rebuild in a positive and prosperous manner. Since this time, the World Bank has undergone many changes and refocused its strategies for development. Today, the World Bank takes part...

17 Sep 2007

On Balancing the US Budget

Essay - 2 pages - Government finance

The consequences of balancing the US budget are potentially harming. Whether it is decided to balance at a rapid or steady rate, there will be complications of massive influence on the American people. Let us explore in a triumvirate approach the shortcomings of forcing such a balance. ...

14 Sep 2007

Social Security

Tutorials/exercises - 2 pages - Government finance

While the United States was still establishing itself and public debates rage over what the role and duties of their new government should be other countries were fleshing out their own social security legislature. In 1880 the Chancellor of Germany, Otto von Bismarck pressured his...