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21 Mar 2011
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Globalization, Economic Growth and Social Acceptance: The Case for the Olympics in China

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

In 2008, China was poised upon the brink of world domination. Set to host the Summer Olympic Games in its capital Beijing, China would come off from this two week-long event as a victorious host and dominant world power, or as a failed, backward, socially regressive society, still...

20 Mar 2011
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Proposals to face the Euro crisis

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

During a certain period, the funny abbreviation “PIIGS” was to be found everywhere in the news; this referred to Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, Spain, the five European “sick men”, endangering the survival of the Eurozone itself. While their situation still remains...

14 Mar 2011
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Competitive Advantage of Wine Industry in France

Thesis - 10 pages - Economy general

According to Michael Porter, any economic analysis should consider non-quantifiable data. He criticizes the lack of comprehensiveness from the the majority of today's economists regarding the evaluation of competitiveness of industries (Porter, 1990). The Diamond Model of Michael Porter for...

03 Mar 2011
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"History of Capitalism" (part 4 to part 7) by Michel Beaud (2000)

Book review - 35 pages - Economy general

Capitalism is a logic based on the production of goods. It became prominent in Britain along with Europe and the United States during the "early industrial" era from 1770 to 1860: Textiles, machinery, railways and arms. But capitalism in its historical movement, also concerns the capitalist...

03 Mar 2011
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The instability of the international financial system and the proposals for reform proposals

Dissertation - 193 pages - Economy general

In 1997, an earthquake hit Asian stock exchanges, the shock wave reached Russia a year later, and then Latin America, including Brazil in 1999. To the world, these crises have been a succession of real and financial shocks of exceptional magnitude. Far from having exogenous origins, this global...

03 Mar 2011
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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
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Danone joint venture and rupture of Danone and Wahaha

Case study - 6 pages - Economy general

An international joint venture (it is most often) is a separate legal organizational entity in which at least two partners participate economically, geographically and legally independently of each other. The joint venture may be formed entirely on a new basis, or be the result of the merger of...

03 Mar 2011
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Simulation of international business - the virtual launch of IBM Malaysia

Market study - 35 pages - Economy general

The aim of this project is to study the context of an international business case. This simulation allows all to acquire knowledge of the many stages involved in performing such an undertaking from the implementation of a real file to a virtual launch of a product on the market. The company...

03 Mar 2011
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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
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The strategy of selling online by the natural cosmetics group L'Occitane (2006)

Case study - 18 pages - Economy general

It was decided to focus this topic on the cosmetics market as there is a certain passion for this field and the professional ambition is common, as there is an interest to eventually become a part of the cosmetics market. This is a dynamic market, which offers, many prospects in terms of...

03 Mar 2011
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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...

03 Mar 2011
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Comparison between the capitalism of France and Germany

Dissertation - 39 pages - Economy general

France is a country located on the European continent. Its area is about 550,000 square kilometers. Its capital and largest city is Paris. It is a nation that is active on the international stage. A co-founder of the European Union, it is also a permanent member of the Security Council of UN-OECD...

03 Mar 2011
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The Microsoft case

Case study - 19 pages - Economy general

When we talk about tying, it refers to the strategy of a firm that sells two different goods in a consignment. Thus the seller demands that when a consumer buys product A, he must also buy product B. With Windows 95, and especially with Windows 98, Microsoft has tied its Web browser, Internet...

16 Feb 2011
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Global Wine Wars: New World, Old Challenges

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

In order to know if wine is a global or local industry we will assign a score between 1 and 5. (1 means that the assumption is not very accurate and 5 meaning that the assumption is totally accurate.) Globalization factors : •The consumption of wine is now worldwide...

09 Feb 2011
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Opportunities and Limitations in targeting the Grey Segment: Example of the French Tourist Industry

Dissertation - 40 pages - Economy general

Purpose - To improve the knowledge base concerning the growing senior population. Objectives - Assess the potentiality of the senior tourism market in France, by understanding their behavior and expectations. We also tried to analyze the attitudes of seniors towards...

07 Feb 2011
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The financial crisis: The need for a new system

Dissertation - 54 pages - Economy general

This thesis is about our (the world's) monetary and financial system. It starts by focusing on monetary creation, which is the basis of our financial system. After defining the monetary creation process, it is about its control, which has been transferred from the States to the Central Banks and...

04 Feb 2011
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An anthropological enquiry on real estate in Baltimore, Maryland

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

Over the last one hundred years, the city of Baltimore has gone through immense changes in the real estate industry. Throughout this passage of time, the city has been characterized as encompassing mixed income neighborhoods that hasattempted to make housing available to all. Thus, Baltimore was...

03 Feb 2011
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The Tourism sector in Chile: Chilean economy and Implantation of foreign companies

Case study - 8 pages - Economy general

Between 1973 and the early 1990s, Chile underwent a troubled political situation with a dictatorship situation of the government. Logically, the destinations in this situation remain on the sidelines of world tourism. But when the political crisis in Chile had subsided, giving way to democracy...

27 Jan 2011
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Steel market development during the period 2005-2009

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

As stated in UNCTAD 2005, steel is an alloy of iron and carbon contains less than 2% carbon and 1% manganese along with some small amounts of silicon, phosphorous, sulfur and oxygen. Steel can be created via two basic routes: from raw materials consisting of iron ore,...

25 Jan 2011
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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...

17 Jan 2011
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The downfall of Lehman Brothers and its relation with the 2008 financial crisis

Thesis - 15 pages - Economy general

In this report, we will study the financial crisis experienced by the Lehman Brothers and its subsequent collapse in 2008. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. was a global financial-services firm, and one of the most important primary dealers in the U.S. with respect to treasury securities and...

13 Jan 2011
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Labor unrest in China: Joining multiple perspectives to predict a possible future

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

The current labor situation in China is complex and needs not one, but multiple perspectives to adequately address different aspects of the increasingly diverse workforce. First, William Hurst's article 'Understanding Contentious Collective Action by Laid-Off Chinese Workers',...

13 Jan 2011
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China's economical and ethical rise in the African continent

Thesis - 9 pages - Economy general

The paper is based on the theme of an article that emphasizes on China's role in Africa. We first learn about the contents of the article and then state the status quo of the collaboration between the country and the continent. After description, we will go through a critical thinking section...

10 Jan 2011
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How to do business in China - The author's view

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

The Chinese population is immense, their history is very long and their culture is one of the most complex in the world. China is really a unique country for many reasons. First, we can notice a huge gap between urban and rural areas. China is so vast so there are a lot of cultural and economic...

10 Jan 2011
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Global Governance

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

The aftermath of the Second World War gave birth to the Bretton Woods Institutions. They determined the broad outlines of the international financial system and two organizations intended to work for the economic reconstruction of countries affected by war: IBRD and IMF. But before all that, it...

10 Jan 2011
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The place of the BRICSAM countries in international business

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

The four major emerging countries of the BRIC, which aim to gain influence on the world stage, met for the first time at a summit in Yekaterinburg, Russia, on June 16, 2009. This is a report of the famous investment bank Goldman Sachs 'Dreaming with BRICs: The Path to 2050', published in...

10 Jan 2011
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The Toy market in Russia

Market study - 17 pages - Economy general

Russia is no longer a part of the world's economic powers as it was in the days of the Soviet Union, but it remains one of the 10 largest economies at the international level (8th place in 2007)). It is now a member of G8. The Russian economy is characterized by four major features:...

10 Jan 2011
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The Euro and the Recent Economic Crisis

Thesis - 2 pages - Economy general

In 1960, the European Economic Community (EEC) decided to establish a single currency for all the nations that are a part of it. The Barre Plan embodied the same idea in 1969 and the Werner Plan wanted to establish the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) of Europe in 1970. The idea of a single...

10 Jan 2011
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E-commerce in Morocco

Market study - 56 pages - Economy general

Like Morocco, other countries began developing in Europe many years ago. Europe saw its history and its strategic geographic location taking an important place in world history. These international relations have to be aware of technological development. "The world today lives on...

10 Jan 2011
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Economy of Morocco

Thesis - 10 pages - Economy general

Morocco is a country of 29 million people with low-middle income, and gross domestic product per capita, estimated in 2001 to be 1190 U.S. dollars. Agriculture occupies an important place in the economy, with a share of GDP which has increased by about 15% over the last twenty years, and employs...