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13 Jan 2020

Economy - Types, factors and effects of inflation in Malaysia

Essay - 21 pages - Economy general

In the economy, inflation means an increase in the general price of goods and services in an economy from time to time. G. Ackley defined inflation as ‘a persistent and appreciable rise in the general level or averĀ­age of prices'. With the increase in general price levels, each unit of...

05 Aug 2017

Economic development since the Second World war - (Developed vs. Developing World)

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

After the Second World War, there have been significant changes in all aspects of life. The increasing concerns about the economic development caught much attention of economists. It is during this era that the European colonization ended and the world seemed to be divided into two parts whereby...

30 Jan 2017

Economics assignment

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

There are many restaurants in the city providing significantly differentiated menus and are currently generating profits. Depict in a diagram showing the profit maximising equilibrium for such a typical restaurant. Will this typical restaurant maintain profits in the long-run? ...

13 Jan 2017

Managerial economics - Macro assignment

Case study - 6 pages - Economy general

Describe the business cycle over 2001-2006 via the evolution of indicators like the Q-gap, inflation & growth. In 2001 and 2002, Portugal's real GDP was bigger than the potential GDP, resulting to a positive Q-gap. That meant that firms were operating above capacity,...

21 Sep 2016

The Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and its impact on the American economy

Course material - 3 pages - Economy general

The nineteen sixties were a time of change in the world and especially in America, where Vietnam protests and demands for civil rights had taken off. In this time of change the sixties saw women in greater numbers demanding the same rights as men and one of those rights was the ability to join...

14 Sep 2016

A marxist view of the 2008 banking crisis

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

In 2008, there was a major issue facing the American banking sector and the global financial world right now. A catastrophic loss of confidence stemming from a failure of the securities market has caused a number of banks to suddenly find themselves in danger of collapsing. In a sudden need of...

05 Jul 2016

Cigarettes and taxation in USA

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

With a country that is plagued with many preventable illnesses and people that are leading seemingly unhealthier lifestyles by the day, it is no surprise that cigarettes contribute much of the nation's ills. Due to the damage caused by tobacco use; especially cigarettes, such as the increased...

28 Apr 2016

Measuring the new prosperity, Jack Layton

Book review - 2 pages - Economy general

Prosperity always comes with a cost. If prosperity is to be questioned due to the existence of costs, there is no real prosperity. According to Jack Layton's essay, "Measuring the New Prosperity" (hereinafter referred to as "the Essay"), prosperity must consider the social costs that were...

22 Mar 2016

Macro & micro economics: Disney-Pixar merger

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

A merger occurs when two or more organizations come together under common ownership. The benefits of mergers step from the concept of synergy which holds that when units are combined together greater value is achieved (Gaughan 2010, p. 132). The coming together of companies gives them the ability...

29 Feb 2016

Islamic accounting and financial reporting

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

To start with, substance over form is an accounting concept which is widely used by all accounting entities. This concept emphasizes more on the reality of the financial status of an entity instead of the legal standards that the entity has taken in its events and transactions as seen in their...

25 Feb 2016

Economic analysis of Singapore

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

A highly developed and free market condition is prevalent in the economy of Singapore. Detailed economic analysis done on the Singapore economy indicated that the open and corruption free market condition with stable prices prevail in the economy of Singapore. Export of consumer...

08 Feb 2016

Global oil market price

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

This essay briefly describes the various principles of economics and economic theories that determine the price of the oil in the global market. It describes vividly the major reasons that have led into the decline of the oil substantially over the past 7 years. Therefore, the essay uses the...

08 Feb 2016

Subsidise for childcare

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

This essay briefly describes the various principles of economics and economic theories and effects in the childcare. It describes vividly the major reasons and effect that subsidies has on healthcare sector. Therefore, the essay uses the economic principles in giving the reasons for the impact of...

18 Sep 2015

Criterion referenced tests and the norm referenced tests

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

Testing is an important aspect of collecting information that is used in the decision making process by the examiner or the teacher or the practitioner. Depending on the use and the decision making process that the results are needed for, there are different tests that can be used to measure...

17 Sep 2015

PEST analysis of Dubai for Nissan Company: Dubai

Case study - 3 pages - Economy general

Dubai is one of the seven semi-autonomous states forming the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and it is particularly renowned for economic activities that have seen the residents' spending power increase. The strong economy in Dubai and the affluence in adjacent emirates and nations such as Saudi...

16 Sep 2015

British university championship : economic impact on the city of Sheffield

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

This paper entails an analysis of data from a real life sports industry consultancy project. The sport being studied in this case is the British University Championship and its economic impact on the city of Sheffield. SPSS program is used for the analysis. The findings are then presented in...

16 Sep 2015

The dark side of student debt

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

Within the past decade, costs associated with college education surpassed inflation by six percentage points yearly. This brought private school education price to thirty seven dollars annually. This just one among reasons why students increased their borrowing. In addition, federal student loans...

16 Sep 2015

How the UK goverment can stabilize oil prices ?

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Everyone in UK has had an experience of the shock for unexpected dramatic change in prices of fuel for instance fuel prices will unexpectedly sky-rocket overnight. Mostly it is the supply and demand case: there is a very high number of vehicles tapping oil and the supply is declining. Various...

15 Sep 2015

Olive Tree Restaurant business operational systems assessment

Case study - 6 pages - Economy general

The Olive Tree Restaurant is strategically situated within the fringes of Ealing area in a building that was formerly being used as a bank. A case study on the restaurant has been provided to analyse the business position of the restaurant. Reflecting on the case study, a thorough assessment was...

15 Sep 2015

History of private security : the path to professionalism in the security industry

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

In the United States, private security started as far back as in the mid-19th century. During that time, private security personnel could only be used to fill in the gaps created by the public police forces within major cities which were just forming. Private security historical development...

09 Sep 2015

Vinten's summation : Ethics and Corporate governance issues

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

The aim of this paper is to provide a critical discussion of Vinten's summation of the whistle-blowing that “For one thing the whistle-blowing path is not easy, and the bee-sting phenomenon may often apply. One has only one sting to use, and by using it, may well kill off one's...

09 Sep 2015

Indicators of Chinese current economic strength

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

Growth in GDP- the reason for choosing GDP is because it has grown by a great margin when comparing 1978 and 2010. “In the year 1978, it was US$230 only and in the year 2010 it had grown to US$4000” (Tong & Wong, 2012) this is a very wide margin.

24 Jul 2015

Estimation of the cost of equity capital using Gordon's dividend discount model

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

Mishkin and Eakins, (2006) defines expected rate of return on equity as “the amount of net income returned as a percentage of shareholders' equity.” The return on equity is used to estimate the profitability of a company by establishing the amount of income generated using investor...

24 Jul 2015

Comparing prohibition, the Great Depression and the recession

Essay - 1 pages - Economy general

Our country has the keen ability to solve issues in an unbiased fashion. The skill to overcome obstacles through democracy has allowed our nation to thrive. Over the past century we have found solutions to two problems that seem to be a recurring issue. Our nation's economy has suffered once...

21 Jul 2015

Industrialization in Germany

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

This research paper analyzes various aspects of the German economy, tracing its development from the early nineties to the present. The country is an economic powerhouse which has spurred over the years to advance from its financial troubles to become one of the worlds' best-performing...

10 Apr 2015

Religion and Health: Does Religion Improve Health

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

The word “Religion” refers to a body of belief and value systems, practices, affiliations and moral values, unique to a particular group of people, which define their understanding of life, relations and humanity. There are many world religions, but the common ones...

18 Mar 2015

Critique - Virgin Group

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

The Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy describes business ethics as an applied discipline in which the moral attributes of commercial activities are addressed within the fabric of the firm. Recently academic business ethics are founded particularly on the concept of corporate social...

19 Nov 2014

Economics in Mexico

Case study - 2 pages - Economy general

Mexico's economy is the thirteenth leading global economy and eleventh when looking at the purchasing power; this is in accordance to the reports of the World Bank (Cantwell et al. 336). Since the crisis that took place in 1994 majority of administrations have made efforts to improve the...

04 Nov 2014

Effects of Globalization on the Innovative Activities of Firms in India

Case study - 3 pages - Economy general

Globalization has forced many emerging markets to innovate new ways to remain competitive and attract investments in those countries. India represents a major emerging market struggling with major economic challenges that have resulted to the use of innovative technologies and strategies to...

27 Oct 2014

The Role of Convertibility in the 1999-2002 Argentinian Crisis

Case study - 20 pages - Economy general

Convertibility definitely succeeded in blocking running hyperinflation and developing a financial sector that before was almost non-existent. Nonetheless its maintenance during the decade turned out to be counter-productive because its consequences partly caused the crisis which from 1999 to 2002...

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