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10 Jan 2011

Underground Economy in the European Union: Moonlighting

Essay - 24 pages - Economy general

The black market, also known as the underground economy, has a substantial arsenal of words to describe it: black economy, illegal economy, unreported, unrecorded, ghost, invisible economy etc. Undeclared work also falls into the category of underground economy. This consists of...

06 Jan 2011

French language as a tool for trade facilitation in West Africa

Essay - 7 pages - Economy general

The French language is important for trade relations. In the case of ECOWAS, no study has been undertaken to establish this to facilitate trade. ECOWAS is one of the economic blocs in West Africa which was founded on May 28, 1975, in order to promote cooperation and integration among West African...

29 Sep 2010

The World Trade Organization (WTO) - successes and failures

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

In order to make the world trade as free as possible, the World Trade Organization (WTO) relies upon principles. Firstly, the non-discrimination principle ensures that no country benefits more from trade than another country. The WTO wants to promote equality among the members. Moreover, the...

29 Sep 2010

What effects does globalization have on emerging markets?

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Following the abandonment of the Bretton Woods system in 1971, the US and Great Britain started to spread their market-oriented policies leading to what we call today, globalization. The European Commission defines globalization as 'the process by which markets and production in different...

29 Sep 2010

How Can Outsourcing to Emerging Markets Be Used to Gain Competitive Advantage?

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Since the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989, the world has become more globalised than ever (Global Policy, 2003). This globalisation has changed the world and especially the economic and business structure of emerging countries. Outsourcing is ‘a contractual delegation to an...

29 Sep 2010

The Impact of the Global Economic Recession on the Emerging Markets

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Developed countries are facing our today's global economic recession with difficulties like the previous financial crises. Are Emerging economies undergoing this crisis differently? According to Minsky and his readjustment of Fisher's theory, today's subprime crisis which affects the...

29 Sep 2010

New economic geography - what does it imply?

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

An economy is a set of human and social activities and institutions related to the production, distribution, exchange and consumption of goods and services. Thus, it corresponds to the organized way a society provides for the wants and needs of its people. In a global context, there are different...

29 Sep 2010

The Euro: Costs & Benefits for France

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

On the 1st of January 1999, the euro went into circulation as a common currency for eleven of the fifteen European Union countries, with Greece joining in 2001. France joined in 1999. The ratification of the Maastricht treaty in November of 1993 provoked the creation of the European Monetary...

29 Sep 2010

The Yuan under the pressure of the International Community Should we revaluate the Yuan?

Essay - 65 pages - Economy general

In three decades, China has transformed from an economy based upon agriculture (low effective and auto centered) to an economy based upon mass industry and export. The wish of Xiaoping to open the country is completely reached (on an economy level) but his wish to develop China from the inside by...

29 Sep 2010

What are the common classical liberal assumptions about human rights and how are they criticized by Proudhon, Marx, Engels, and Bebel?

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

The United States declaration of rights proclaims three main rights: right to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. They are perceived as intrinsic to human beings. These principles were built in opposition to the monarchy and were supposed to ensure the people their rights, in the sense of...

29 Sep 2010

Phillips and Young - the common critique of liberalism and the divergence of views on democracy, the equality and rights

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

Our modern society has been solidly founded upon liberal principles; the Enlightenment constitutes one of the most influential political ideas in the nation-building process. Nevertheless, some criticism has emerged as our society seems to fail to provide all its citizens political equality....

29 Sep 2010

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its consequences

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

The agreement NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) defines a free trade area of 430 million inhabitants trained by the United States, Canada and Mexico. Signed by the presidents of these three countries on October 7th, 1992 in San Antonio (Texas), the treaty came into effect on January...

29 Sep 2010

The World Trade Organization (WTO)

Essay - 8 pages - Economy general

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is a multilateral trading system; in other words, it is shaped by multilateral agreements between member states based on four principles. The first principle is transparency on trade exchanges and WTO decisions. Members have a transparency obligation such as...

29 Sep 2010

Evaluate the impact of global recession on international trade and investment with respect to France

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

In the last few years, the International Business has been hit by a global recession. Economists were talking about the current situation of some countries, companies or economic issues more or less close to a situation of recession. These comments were relayed by lots of public media and it...

29 Sep 2010

The recent economic crisis both confirms and challenges differing views of globalisation

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

Globalization is the process of making businesses, philosophies, cultures and technologies on a worldwide basis, and where the global economy is characterized as being an interconnecting market place. According to George Stonehouse and his co-writers in 'Global and Transnational...

29 Sep 2010

The body shop report: entering new markets

Essay - 23 pages - Economy general

The Body Shop was established in 1976 by Anita Roddick in West Sussex, England. It competes primarily in the cosmetics and toiletries industry and its major competitors are Boots Plc, Bath & Body Works, and L'Oreal. The company's niche market is based on the production of naturally...

29 Sep 2010

Franchise, primary market" and "secondary markets"

Essay - 1 pages - Economy general

A franchise gives the right to the franchisee to operate a business as if it were part of a chain of other stores, while it is owned individually. The advantages to the franchiser are a fast and well controlled distribution of his product, the fact that he does not have to care for constructing...

29 Sep 2010

Economic globalization: the return of territory in the economic area

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

The return of the territory is highlighted by some economists who highlight certain areas of the economic structure today (metropolitan cities). The major economic centers are organized around specific areas: the new spatialization of economic polarization is the ‘activities around major...

29 Sep 2010

The economic policies of the ghetto

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

Ghetto poverty is still the problem of 7 million of people, among the 30 million poor in the United States. It is a pressing issue, above all when we take into account media coverage that is given to these areas of social and spatial segregation. A mistake would be to consider only Black ghetto...

29 Sep 2010

Economic analysis of France

Essay - 14 pages - Economy general

Number of inhabitants: 64,350,759 people (on 1st January 2009), that is to say around 1 % of the global population. The population of France is growing. The demographic growth rate in France is of 0.574 % per year. The number of births is quite high in France. Indeed, there were...

29 Sep 2010

Eleven years after the Asian crisis, what are the policy lessons?

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Year 2008 is remembered, in History books, as the year of a major economic crisis throughout the world. As most papers put it mentioning as, “The worst since the great depression”. But as the world suddenly pays attention to its economic system and its (present) prominent imperfections,...

29 Sep 2010

Invest in China

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

In the last three decades, China has known a fundamental shift. Indeed, China turned its socialist planned economy into a market economy. The government, through a lot of reforms, is gradually opening its doors to the free market. The entry of China in the WTO in 2001 has forced the government to...

29 Sep 2010

The Pro's and Con's of Globalization

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Globalization gives companies access to new markets, thus facilitating a process wherein one can choose to produce, buy resources or sell in different countries according to their specific attributes. Multinational company outsourcing creates jobs in countries where the wages are...

29 Sep 2010

Objectives and Importance of the WTO to Open and Develop New Commercial Markets

Essay - 15 pages - Economy general

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an international organization which governs the rules of international trade between countries. Today, new markets are appearing thanks to developing countries, who also want to take part in free trade. Therefore, it is important to know how the WTO will...

29 Sep 2010

How to Negotiate With Chinese People?

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

Thanks to the China's rapid development, French businessmen are more and more interested in importation to the country. It could thus be an advantage to set up subsidiaries in China. Though, French people are generally considered reliable by Chinese people, they still need to adapt themselves to...

29 Sep 2010

China as an innovator, not just an imitator

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

A large number of patents are granted to China in various fields (green energy, space program, 3G mobiles?) underlining the fact that the country that invented paper, gunpowder and the compass many years ago is making a come-back among the international technology inventors. China has many...

29 Sep 2010

The gender gap in the ownership and control of property is the single most critical contributor to the gender gap in economic well-being, social status, and empowerment'

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

Before the 1970s, women were practically invisible: they were relegated to the family and the domestic world. However since the middle of this same decade, the gender issue has become an increasingly theme within the development concern. Globalization not only affects men but women as well,...

29 Sep 2010

Globalization is a positive force that uniformly bolsters the economic prospects of countries and societies around the globe. Do you agree or disagree?

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

"Another world is possible". This sentence, popularized for the first time during the demonstrations in the Doha Round, aims at denouncing the rising inequalities within countries, and considers the kind of globalization currently implemented being responsible for the prevailing situation....

29 Sep 2010

Inequality vs poverty

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

For this discussion paper, I would like to focus mostly on Feldstein's argument of tackling poverty instead of inequality and why this is a dangerous perspective. To begin with, Feldstein's argument concerning the Pareto principle refers to the economic concept of Pareto superiority,...

29 Sep 2010

The New Labour and the Welfare State

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

Firstly let us analyze the approaches the New Labor has chosen through a different ideological and pragmatic frame than earlier Labor governments when it comes to welfare provision and public policies. In this context, the New Labor has followed the Thatcherite tradition in working towards what...

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