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25 Nov 2008
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AGOA: Origins, purpose and achievements

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

President George Bush shared his empathy in the incidents of violence and economic crisis that beset African countries. The humanitarian and human rights crises in different parts of Africa are severely sabotaging its economy. It is to the United States' view that a way to spread peace is to...

25 Nov 2008
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The declining incidence of strikes in the United States and its possible explanation

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

The declining incidence of strikes in the United States has plummeted dramatically over the last fifty years. Workers perceive one arsenal that they reserve for the fiercest labour battles: strike. Yet, this arsenal may forever be unutilized or at least be kept to a minimum at the expense of...

21 Nov 2008
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On the road to China's urbanization

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

Unexpected urbanization is taking place in China today and will continue to occur in the coming years. The rapid rise of Chinese settling in cities is drastic. Statistics showed that urbanization heightened from “18 percent in 1978 to 30 percent in 1995 and 39 percent in 2002 (New Lincoln...

04 Nov 2008
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Economy of Vietnam

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

In order to have an overall understanding of a given economy, one must take into effect numerous elements and factors. It starts with a general economic framework for the particular country or region, as it gives the necessary background figures to analyze the economy as a whole. ...

01 Oct 2008
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Monetary policy and Inflation

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

The US economy has always seen turbulent cyclical effects of inflation and deflation. To gauge the balance between the two experts at the Federal Reserve has always adopted the traditional macroeconomic tool of monetary and fiscal policies. These policies depending on the nature of the situation...

25 Sep 2008
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Investment Banking

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

Investment banking activities make up the majority of bank's services. Investment bankers are responsible for generating customers, introduce them with the kind of services available by ascertaining their financial needs and manage their accounts. However, unlike typical banking activities,...

10 Sep 2008
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Labor flexibility: An overview of features and developments with the German model

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

Many scholars cite the Digital Age shift as the main precursor involved in the increasing push towards more flexibility within economic models, not only Germany, but on a global level. The reduction in jobs involving manufacturing and the service sector has been one of the primary impetuses...

18 Aug 2008
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Implications of the European economic integration on the centrally-planned economies

Essay - 7 pages - Economy general

Former Communist countries joined the EU in 2004 and in 2007. Having different features in their surrounding region as compared to the older EU members, centrally-planned economies were - and still are - challenged to alter their political and economic environment in order to align with...

28 Jul 2008
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Economic crisis in South-east Asia

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

In order to fully appreciate the nature of the economic crisis in south-east Asia, it would be necessary to have at least some insight into the nature of these economies prior to the financial problems they experienced1. Before the onset of the Asian crisis, the south-east Asian countries...

24 Jul 2008
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Guatemala : An economic overview in a historical, social, and political context

Essay - 8 pages - Economy general

The purpose of this paper is to explore the emergence of Guatemala into the global economy, and explore the viability of trade and investment in the country. In order to gain a proper perspective on Guatemala's current and future economic position, this exploration must be carried out in the...

14 Jul 2008
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China on the I-way

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

China's Internet industry has clearly become a spectacle and a booming phenomenon in the Chinese society. Since it started in the early 1990s, China's Internet industry has grown from a marginal industry into a mainstream and a still rapidly growing industry. When the first commercial Internet...

29 Jun 2008
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Z-Boys: The politics of style

Essay - 11 pages - Economy general

When land designer Abbot Kinney set out to create Venice, California, the European-style beach community of amusement piers son known as the “Coney Island of the West,” he had no way to foresee the eventual decay of Venice and neighboring Ocean Park and south Santa Monica. But...

15 Jun 2008
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The theories of economic justice and the justification for employing utilitarian principles to support the economic development of society

Essay - 7 pages - Economy general

Throughout the course of history a number of notable scholars have stepped forward to offer their views on how society should create a utopian existence. Although each of these scholars has been able to address the fundamental issues facing the development of social and economic discourse,...

04 Jun 2008
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Study of Communication and Transpiration in Africa using a specific country as an illustration

Essay - 10 pages - Economy general

Researchers examining the development of Sub-Saharan Africa have noted that there are numerous infrastructure problems that exist on the continent. Telecommunication, transportation, and basic health and education services have been noted as some of the most pervasive problems affecting the...

03 Jun 2008
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How foreign exchange exposure affects international business

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

International business carries with it a number of risks for the organization. While many of these risks are difficult to mitigate, foreign exchange exposure, while a pervasive problem for international business, can be effectively dealt with through the process of hedging. Utilizing this as a...

03 Jun 2008
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Can Delta Airline remain a viable business venture in the future given the decline in the U.S airline industry

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Since the September 11th terrorist attacks, the airline industry has struggled to make notable financial headway. Many of the top carriers in the United States have fallen into bankruptcy or proposed mergers with regional carriers as a means to reduce losses (Fiorino, 2005). Regardless of the...

02 Jun 2008
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Globalization: A General Essay

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

The process of globalization is one that has been widely examined by scholars and experts. Although most seem to agree that the process of globalization is indeed having a powerful impact on the development of the international community, the analyses and evaluations that have been offered often...

02 Jun 2008
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Global Trade, Monetary Tradeoffs

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

It is certain that the last half-century of economic history has seen a dramatic increase in global market integration. States in this integrated setting must make difficult financial decisions with a great deal of insecurity. In managing their national currency, they face uncertainty and a...

27 May 2008
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Nationalist Yearnings and the Modernization of China and Japan: The Importance of Economic Changes in Society to Revolution and Imperialism

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Western nations like Portugal or England did not simply encroach upon China's territory in the name of some abstract imperialist ideal. They had strong economic interest in the area, especially in keeping the tea trade alive. When diplomacy failed to win over the Chinese, military...

27 May 2008
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First Steps Towards Success: The First National Convention

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Following the Revolution, drastic measures needed to be taken to insure America's survival and success if it was to truly become a rich and orderly nation after departure from British rule. The Articles of Confederation had been formulated and processed, yet proved not wholly productive,...

21 May 2008
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International Institutions and Trade Liberalization: What has been the role of international institutions in promoting trade liberalization, and how successful have they been?

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

When we look at the issue of trade liberalization and we question which international institutions have promoted it, we must ask what exactly is an international institution. In the formal sense, they are seen as “an organization established by multiple national governments, usually to...

23 Apr 2008
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Examining the Causal Factors and Societal Ramifications of the Celtic Tiger Phenomenon

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

When one examines the historic past of Ireland it is evident that this once colonial appendage of Brittan has had its fair share of despair. Within just over a hundred years Ireland as a whole has suffered through numerous crises including two famines, oil crisis, religious conflict and economic...

20 Apr 2008
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The High Price of Consumerism

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

“Education is not a preparation for the future, it is the future itself,” Read my bold shopping bag from the University Store. It was the first week of school, and nearly every fresh student was proudly sporting one of these bags, oblivious to the notion that their education is...

20 Apr 2007
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Discuss the shift away from the conglomerate form in the advanced industrial countries, and its persistence in most emerging markets performance?

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

Western business strategies are often held as models for emerging countries. Despite General Electric being the largest worldwide conglomerate, such success stories have become rather rare nowadays in the United States and Europe, although this is not true in Japan for cultural and historical...

20 Apr 2007
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The results of the "lisbon agenda" - the attempt to make europe the world's most successful knowledge-based economy - are generally thought to have been disappointing. what steps should be taken by the european union, and by national governments

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

In March 2000, the Lisbon Strategy was launched to overcome a series of weaknesses in the European economy: long-term structural unemployment, a poor employment rate, and under-development of the service sector. In an often-quoted sentence, it has therefore assigned the EU “a new strategic...

28 Feb 2007
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Discuss the main factors that determine product prices in the uk

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Predicting firms' behaviour and reactions to events is central for recent microeconomics. Economists have indeed put forward many theories to analyse firms' behaviour, main decisions of economic interest relate to outputs, investment, technology and above all prices which is the object of this...

22 Feb 2007
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Why is technology so difficult to implement and manage?

Essay - 8 pages - Economy general

No one can deny the impact of technology as a source of competitive advantage for a firm. The introduction of a new technology or the development and the commercialization of a new product/ service are due to increase business benefits: it allows costs savings, improves the productivity...

19 Feb 2007
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Globalization in Russia: The challenge of the transition to the world economy

Essay - 12 pages - Economy general

Fifteen years ago, the Soviet Union was a socialist authoritative country, tightly isolated from capitalist countries. Nowadays, its direct heir, Russia, is one of the most quickly growing markets of the world, strongly open on the global economy. During the 1990s, Russia underwent an...

23 Jan 2007
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To what extent is Richard Branson, the English Tycoon, a very influential person in the British political life?

Essay - 11 pages - Economy general

Richard Branson is Britain's best-known entrepreneur. This self-made man started his first company at the age of 17 and succeeded in building an empire. Worth £3 billion and believed to be the ninth-richest man in the UK, the 56-year-old founder of the Virgin empire inspired a generation of...

02 Jan 2007
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Why globalization works by martin wolf

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Martin Wolf, a British economist and prominent journalist at the Financial Times, is an ardent defender of globalization, i.e. of global economic integration through free trade. His book aims to demonstrate that globalization makes the world better off and that the problem is not that there is...