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12 Jan 2009

Russian and French Economies

Thesis - 9 pages - Economy general

Russia is the biggest country in the world and is ranked 7th for its population with 143 million of inhabitants. The country is today one of the 10th most important economy in the world. In fact, Russia is situated at the 14th world rank concerning its total GDP for 2005 with approximately 763...

12 Jan 2009

Poverty in Russia

Essay - 12 pages - Economy general

Russia is the biggest country in the world and is also today one of the 10th most important economy in the world. In fact, Russia is situated at the 14th world rank concerning its total GDP for 2005 with approximately 763 000 million $, and at the 10th world rank concerning its PPP GDP for...

12 Jan 2009

Positive-Normative distinction

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

The methodology in economics is important because it gives us a better understanding of the economic analysis. The purpose of economic theory is to provide a comprehensive framework for the study of human behaviour declares Gary Becker (1976). As the aim of the economy for governments is to...

12 Jan 2009

Why has the development experience of sub-Saharan Africa diverged markedly from that of other developing regions?

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

The recent images of migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa dying on the border of the Spanish territories of Ceuta and Melilla reminded the Northern opinion of the reality of life in the poorest region in the world . Migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa flee such horrible conditions of life, and...

12 Jan 2009

Economy of Mexico

Thesis - 11 pages - Economy general

From the 1940's until the 1960's there was a strong economic growth in Mexico. This strong economic performance proceeded into the 60's. Manufacturing was the country's dominant growth sector and attracted many foreign investors. Although there was a growth in Mexico, there was fiscal...

12 Jan 2009

Short-run and long-run aggregate supply - published: 12/01/2009

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

One of the goals of economists is to try to predict the changes in the state of the UK economy. Thus they are interested in the economic growth -given by the growth of potential GDP-, the inflation and business cycle fluctuations. The Aggregate Supply - Aggregate Demand model permits to...

18 Dec 2008

Health care in the United States

Thesis - 9 pages - Economy general

There is not sufficient health insurance for every citizen to have access to adequate and quality health care. This is a pressing concern for 47 million Americans (Bacon). This is also a concern for employers providing health insurance to their employees and to employees that do not have...

25 Nov 2008

Disparity between the Dollar and the Euro

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

Since 2002, the value of the dollar has been decreasing. The value of the dollar has been paling in comparison to the nearly consistent euro. This has spurred caution and alarm in the foreign market because the dollar is perceived to be the safest currency to trade (The New York Times). ...

25 Nov 2008

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

25 Sep 2008

Famine in developing countries

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

Everything happens for a reason. For a global crisis, which is famine, this saying is fairly accurate. Yet, famine happens not only for a reason but for complex reasons. Aside from its characteristically intricate origins, the consequences of famine are also multifaceted. Likewise, the definition...

10 Sep 2008

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

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...

04 Aug 2008

Ford Motor Company, Inc. and Toyota Motor Corporation analysis of the Japanese-American trade relationship using the gravity, Ricardian and Heckscher-Ohlin Models

Presentation - 28 pages - Economy general

Why is the trade balance debate important? Technology has minimized trade barriers World economies more integrated International exchange vital to industries such as agriculture and auto manufacturing. Drives many economic and political policies i.e., taxes, tariffs, interest rates Blamed...

28 Jul 2008

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

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

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

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

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

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...

04 Jun 2008

Japanese and Canadian economies in Relation to Each Other and the International Economy

Case study - 6 pages - Economy general

When the issue of international or global economic history is discussed, the overall impact of the United States on the development of the international economy is typically viewed as a linchpin for the development of investigation. While it is indeed evident that the United States has...

03 Jun 2008

Mexico's potential for investment

Market study - 10 pages - Economy general

Over the course of the twentieth century, Mexico has undergone notable changes. Although the country is currently mired is social inequality, research on the economic, political and social stability of the country seems to suggest that the country is on its way to quickly becoming a formidable...

03 Jun 2008

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

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

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

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...