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30 May 2009

A critique of dividend policy of UK firms

Dissertation - 10 pages - Economy general

The times are changing for both business managers and investors. Probably the most important task for business managers today is the effective management of the company's portfolio of resources, and identifying, implementing and managing a strategy to leverage these resources to achieve...

30 May 2009

A study on the major wage theories and their relevance

Essay - 10 pages - Economy general

Wages are income derived from human labor. Salaries are similar to wages, but denote a more routine and constant payment on a time bound basis, as opposed to a work-bound payment association of wages. The term Wage and Salary encompass remuneration and fringe benefits sponsored by the employer,...

27 May 2009

A study on export performance, challenges and prospects of IT industry in India

Tutorials/exercises - 32 pages - Economy general

My dissertation titled “A study on Export Performance, Challenges and Prospects of Information Technology Industry in India” mainly deals with exporting performance Information Technology industry in India. It also deals with various problems faced by the IT industry and also...

27 May 2009

Foreign institutional investors and the stock exchange

Thesis - 28 pages - Economy general

India has struggled financially since independence, experiencing slow economic growth and economic setbacks due to climatic extremes or political disturbances. The country has been gradually transforming its economic base from agrarian to industrial and commercial. Under British rule in the 19th...

26 May 2009

Study on foreign exchange function

Tutorials/exercises - 30 pages - Economy general

The front office in a hotel is the department responsible for the sale of hotel rooms through systematic method of reservation, followed by registration and assigning rooms to customers. The term sale of rooms may appear misleading to those unfamiliar with the industry. 'Sale here means the...

23 May 2009

Differences in communication between men and women

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

“Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” touts the cover of an American bestseller. The instant success of this book (over 14 million copies sold) hints at a polarized population eager to bridge the gender gap. Yet some readers feel that it is writing such as these that exacerbate...

21 May 2009

The study on security analysis for selecting the appropriate security through analyzing economy and industry

Tutorials/exercises - 80 pages - Economy general

An investment refers to the commitment of funds at present, in anticipation of some positive rate of return in future. Today the spectrum of investment is indeed wide. An investor is confronted with array of investment avenues. Among all investment, investment in equity is best high proportion....

21 May 2009

Impact of FDI on the industrial development in India

Tutorials/exercises - 39 pages - Economy general

Foreign direct investments (FDI) are investment of foreign assets into domestic structures, equipments and organization. FDI reflects the objectives of obtaining a lasting interest by a resident entity in one economy (Direct Investor) in entity resident in an economy other than that of the...

20 May 2009

Sensitivity of Indian fertilizer industry to crude oil

Essay - 17 pages - Economy general

Agriculture accounts for the 27 percent of the Gross Domestic Product and the fertilizer industry is a crucial contributor to the agricultural sector and the Indian agricultural sector is very much dependent on the fertilizers. Fertilizer is defined as - any material,...

20 May 2009

An overview of job satisfaction theories

Case study - 12 pages - Economy general

The relationship between man and work has always attracted the attention of philosophers, scientists and novelists. A major part of man's life is spent at work. Work is a social reality and social expectation to which men seem to confirm. It not only provides status to the individual but also...

17 May 2009

International strategic frameworks: A case study of Unilever 2008

Thesis - 8 pages - Economy general

According to Stonehouse and al (2004: 142) ‘the macro environment is the part of the environment over which the business can rarely exert any direct influence but to which it must respond'. The essential framework to critically analyzed Unilever's external business environment is the PESTEL...

17 May 2009

Economic regulation

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

A regulation is the “employment of legal instruments for the implementation of social-economic policy objectives” (Govender 2008: 10). In this way, according to OECD (2001), regulation “refers to the various instruments (both formal legal and such informal tools as...

17 May 2009

An in-depth analysis of the role of the Brazilian state in its economic development

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

The third world is a subject which has caused much ink. Several features can be found as economic problems, political instability, authoritarian regimes. However, some countries as the tigers (South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong-Kong) succeed in dealing with their economic and political...

17 May 2009

To what extent is Brazil and its development typical of a country of South America?

Thesis - 8 pages - Economy general

In 1952 when the demographer Alfred Sauvy first used the expression “Third World” in an article titled “Three worlds, one planet” to designate the poor, recently decolonized countries or those due to soon break free of their colonized past, this new world struggled to define...

17 May 2009

Comparison between the economic cycles and the growth rates in the USA and France

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

The business cycle is a constant in all the world economies since the Industrial Revolution occurred. By “business cycle”, we mean the fluctuations of the growth rate of the economy, which always works on the “Peak - Recession - Trough - Recovery” scheme. The main cycle is the...

17 May 2009

How can the change in demand following an increase in the price of goods can be broken into a substitution effect and an income effect?

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

We expect people to change their consuming behaviour when the price of a good change, but on what is this change going to be based on? Preferences are determined by the tastes of a person, so they do not depend on the person's real income. If the price of a good changes, the person will...

17 May 2009

Is becoming global the way or not

Thesis - 2 pages - Economy general

This report is going to present the importance of globalization in today's society. I will try to answer your question like should our company try to enter the global market? Globalization is an incontrovertible phenomenon that can't be overridden. “The world needs and desires have been...

17 May 2009

The complete English tradesman, by Daniel Defoe, 1926

Book review - 3 pages - Economy general

Daniel Defoe was an English fervent supporter of trade: to him, trade was a natural feature of the English nation, and the English people were the best people at trading in the world. Indeed, in the 18th century, the State is a means to promote trade, the English empire is all about trade; the...

17 May 2009

How has the political economy of French capitalism evolved in the face of increasing global economic pressures?

Thesis - 10 pages - Economy general

‘The work was standardized, rigid; it has become adaptable, flexible. The institutions were paternalist, authoritarian; they have become permissive, liberal. A feeling of security reigned on the world. It is now the insecurity which is dominant' (Cohen, 2002) This...

17 May 2009

Economic consequences of the last European union enlargement

Thesis - 20 pages - Economy general

The idea of a united Europe was once just a dream in the minds of philosophers and visionaries. Already in 1620, the Duke of Sully imagined "a body politics of all the States of Europe which could produce between its members an unalterable peace and a perpetual trade". In The 19th Century, Victor...

13 May 2009

The fair trade trend, an explanation

Thesis - 9 pages - Economy general

The current functioning of the world economy suffers from more and more blatant imbalance which affects particularly the producers of tropical farm produces, the victims of the agro-industrial politics based essentially on the returns and the profit. The prices and the...

13 May 2009

The Ramsey-Cass-Koopmans model

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

The Ramsey-Cass-Koopmans model is an economic model resembling the Solow model. The purpose of this paper is to outline the model with government, and assess the effects of government spending being tax or bond financed. We will see a result stating that it does not matter whether government...

12 May 2009

The micro foundations of the Romer model

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

The technological progress is stated as the engine of economic growth in the neoclassical growth model, but some models like Solow model, always set the technological progress as an exogenous variable with a constant rate g. Romer model indigences the technological progress, and also shows the...

12 May 2009

Economic forecasts on French economy 2008

Thesis - 11 pages - Economy general

Today, France stands at one of its lowest confidence rate since a decade. On a global scale, world trade contracted in 2007 with only 5.5% growth compared to 8.5% in 2006. The sub primes crisis is directly hitting the global financial markets and disturbing the world economy. If we have a glance...

12 May 2009

Discuss the disincentives on work effort induced by the tax and benefit system, and how the theory of labor supply offers alternative systems to minimize these disincentives

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

In the UK, USA or in France, Government is seen from different angles. A State has duties and functions. In order to look after the welfare of their citizens, it tries to improve the reputation through taxation and benefit system. The main problem for most countries is the unemployment. Few...

12 May 2009

French economy - Forecast 2008

Thesis - 9 pages - Economy general

Present-day world economy appears to be facing some serious challenges in sustaining its past robust growth. The credit crunch in the United States of America, as well as the United States dollar decline and high oil prices represent massive threats for the world economic equilibrium. ...

11 May 2009

Do Porter's ideas on national competitive advantage: Which specific nations have achieved economic success?

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

National competitiveness is one of the most important economic concepts as it outlines as to how a nation can grow and succeed by utilizing its competitiveness. Competitiveness, therefore refers to the concept of how a nation produces its goods and services- the relative efficiency of producing...

11 May 2009

A discussion and analysis of the financial crisis

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

September 2008 was the month when financial news became front page news. In September of 2008, American financial centers were hit with a series of bankruptcies and closings that seemed to take most experts by surprise. However, anyone paying attention to the financial world could see that these...

10 May 2009

A closer examination of the phenomenon of globalization and its affect on India

Tutorials/exercises - 117 pages - Economy general

The term "globalization" has acquired considerable emotive force. Some view it as a process that is beneficial—a key to future world economic development—and also inevitable and irreversible. Others regard it with hostility, even fear, believing that it increases inequality within and...

09 May 2009

World trade organization: Understanding its implementation in India

Thesis - 14 pages - Economy general

After making this project I know many important fact about GATT & WTO's origin evaluation objectives principals functions decision making process, organizational structure which is really beneficial for me to know about the current scenario of global trade liberalization &...

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