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14 Jan 2021

How has game theory contributed to our understanding of human co-operation and conflict?

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Humans come into conflict for many reasons. Conflict can arise due to disagreement, difference in opinion, methodology and values, ownership struggles, and the list goes on. During conflict, individuals or groups of individuals work against each other to achieve separately desirable goals. They...

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 aver­age 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...

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...

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...

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

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

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...

27 Aug 2014

Impacts of the 20th Century Wars on UK's Housing Stock

Essay - 9 pages - Economy general

UK emerged from the 20th Century wars with different housing needs, which accelerated the divergence of attitudes and policies of social housing. The wars resulted to a decline in housing production for most of the decades, which fell further during the war itself. By 1918, there was a severe...

06 Jun 2014

The key problems of urbanization :Suggestions and solutions which would form part of sustainable development

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

It is now a universal fact that living standards depend upon a perfect harmony between humans and their social environment, for example, the function of medical care, education systems, as well as social pension systems. Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, cities have been growing...

12 Dec 2011

Economic stimulus packages and bail outs

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

One of the largest and most frightening problems associated with the economic stimulus packages and the bail outs is the idea that the government is simply ignoring the powers and limits the Constitution applies to it. This can be a frightening scenario because the Constitution was put into place...

22 Aug 2011

John Kennith Galbraith: The Last of the Institutionalists

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

John Kenneth Galbraith is a very radical economist whose biggest impact took place during the 1950s as the rebound of the Second World War left the United States penniless. Born in Canada but practices in the U.S., John Kenneth Galbraith is one of the most influential economists the...

29 Jun 2011

Economic reform in China and Russia: A Comparison

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

When economic reforms first began in China and Russia, regime stability, when classified as a product of political legitimacy, has, overall, seen only marginal change. Though they are now classified as illiberal democracies, and have opened up economically—China more so than Russia —...

27 Jun 2011

Cost realism analysis

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Cost realism analysis is the process of evaluating the methodology by the offeror to estimate the proposed cost and is done by using information other than cost or pricing data (Cole, 2001). This technique is useful in selecting the offeror that best fits the awards of the contract. It is done...

03 Mar 2011

The Tobin Tax: relevance or utopia?

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

In 1972, when the world was plagued by monetary upheavals, the economist James Tobin submitted a proposal to tax currency transactions, which would enable governments to regain their independent macroeconomic policy, at a conference at Princeton University. The main objective of such a tax is to...

03 Mar 2011

The current financial crisis compared with the 1929 crisis

Essay - 10 pages - Economy general

The growing number of newspapers and magazines citing similarities between the 1929 crisis and the current crisis raises questions about the relevance of these comparisons. Since the 1930s, the world has experienced other crises, but the magnitude that one is now experiencing, explains the key...

03 Mar 2011

The emerging triad in the new global economy

Essay - 7 pages - Economy general

Since 1980, the third technological revolution has been booming; a revolution based mainly on new information technologies and brand firmly established as a "new economy". With the help of these technologies, particularly the Internet, the information economy itself is now seen in the global...

25 Jan 2011

Does Islamic finance have the potential to develop in France?

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Since the opening of the first Islamic bank in Egypt in 1963, Islamic finance has exponentially increased in influence and visibility worldwide. While it remains a small player in the world of finance (0.5%), Islamic finance is becoming increasingly important due to significant increases in oil...

10 Jan 2011

The European project of ecotaxes

Essay - 12 pages - Economy general

In October 1991 the European Commission sent the Council a draft action program called the European project of environmental taxes that encouraged members of the European Union to introduce environmental taxes. This project was a sustainable development policy to tax the polluters to make them...