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10 Jan 2011

Impacts of the mega events in times of crisis: The Olympic Games of London, 2012

Dissertation - 29 pages - Economy general

The economic crisis that most countries are experiencing is the largest since 1929. Like other recessions that have hit some countries (Japan's crisis of the 90s) or certain parts of the world (the crisis of communism after the fall of the Berlin Wall), the latest occurred in the US in 2007...

10 Jan 2011

Creation of SMEs in Morocco

Thesis - 51 pages - Economy general

Unemployment has reached alarming levels and proportions in Morocco. Every year, more and more working people are being affected by this problem. The Moroccan labor force totals to about 10,347,000. Women constitute about 27.6% of the total work force. Of the 10,347,000, only about 8,977,000 are...

10 Jan 2011

Competition in the financial markets of New York and London since 1944

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

In the global economy, international financial markets play a major role, and provide substantial benefits to the economy of their countries. They are a challenge both nationally and globally, and many economists and historians have sought to create hierarchies for these places. Above all, a...

10 Jan 2011

The importation and the marketing of wines and spirits in Dubai

Market study - 45 pages - Economy general

The Federation of UAE is an Arab country that tolerates the import and marketing of alcohol in a very strict manner. We place ourselves in a Muslim country in the vicinity of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, in order to study it. We all know the position of Islam vis-a-vis alcohol. In addition,...

10 Jan 2011

Is the World Trade Organization (WTO) in crisis?

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

The World Trade Organization succeeded the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in 1995. It aims to dismantle trade barriers and harmonize trade rules to allow all states to benefit from global trade and promote their growth. While at first the advent of the WTO was accompanied by a wave...

10 Jan 2011

The functioning of the Central European Bank and the American Federal fund

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

The European Central Bank and the US Federal Reserve: These are two institutions that operate the two most important monetary policies in the world: the euro and the dollar. An essential function of a Central Bank is to regulate the evolution of money supply and interest rates, but one must not...

10 Jan 2011

Keynesian theories regarding unemployment

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

According to Samuelson, "Keynes's influence on the course of the economic analysis was the most significant event of economics in the 20th century." In his seminal work, 'The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936)', we learn just by reading the title, that Keynes...

10 Jan 2011

The Chinese cosmetics market on the internet

Market study - 50 pages - Economy general

With 1.322 billion people, China is the most populous country in the world and thus the largest market in the world. Although it has a communist past of the Soviet model, since 1978 the Government of the People's Republic of China has reformed its economy in order to gradually open the market...

10 Jan 2011

'The monetary history of the United States', chapter 7: Great Depression, 1929-1933 (Friedman and Schwartz)

Book review - 5 pages - Economy general

The Great Depression is considered as the most severe economic depression in the history of the United States. In terms of the economic and monetary unions, it had meant: a decrease of more than half of US GDP (current prices) and over a third of US GDP (constant prices) between 1929 and 1933...

10 Jan 2011

The subprime crisis in the United States and its impact on the European financial markets

Thesis - 91 pages - Economy general

It was in February 2007 that the current financial market crisis was revealed to the United States. Institutions specializing in subprime loans announced their first losses and provisions. The financial experts compiled several scenarios. Was this a temporary crisis that would correct the...

10 Jan 2011

Cognac in China

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

Today, the consumption of cognac in China is booming. Between 2006 and 2007, this market had increased by 74.2% in China and is now the 4th largest market in terms of global consumption. However, it remains a product which is synonymous with luxury, and therefore is priced at a premium rate....

10 Jan 2011

Economic Growth and Development of Space in Singapore (2004)

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

The world in which we live is constantly changing, whether it is the movement of people from place to place, activities or, more virtual capital. These movements are combined with changes in the environment in which they operate. This combination led governments to adapt as things kept changing....

10 Jan 2011

The European project of ecotaxes

Essay - 12 pages - Economy general

In October 1991 the European Commission sent the Council a draft action program called the European project of environmental taxes that encouraged members of the European Union to introduce environmental taxes. This project was a sustainable development policy to tax the polluters to make them...

10 Jan 2011

A market research on the internet

Market study - 16 pages - Economy general

'Market research is the identification, collection, analysis and exploitation of data and information relating to a marketing problem to provide information to make better decisions'. Market investigation has also been defined in a report of 'The Definition Committee in the American...

10 Jan 2011

BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and the global economy

Thesis - 11 pages - Economy general

BRIC is an acronym that refers to the countries Brazil, Russia, India and China. According to a paper published by Goldman Sachs in 2005, these countries have been growing rapidly, and will continue growing rapidly for the next fifty years. By the year 2050, the combined economies of the BRIC...

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...

10 Jan 2011

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and e-Commerce

Dissertation - 56 pages - Economy general

The twenty first century has seen a lot of changes in the business world. New business models have been developed, networks have increased, and certain concepts have evolved and become indispensable. Before the arrival of supermarkets, people used to shop at their neighborhood grocery store. But...

10 Jan 2011

Electronic Commerce and the Purchase Behavior of a French Consumer

Dissertation - 99 pages - Economy general

The purchase behavior of an individual can be broken down into several stages, which are determined by the purchasing individual, the product and the purchase situation. When the consumption pattern is weak, the perceived risk will be high. e-commerce also falls under the same framework....

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...

04 Jan 2011

Toyota: How trade barriers can affect the firm's strategy in terms of marketing operations

Thesis - 10 pages - Economy general

Automotive industry is recognized as one of the most global of all industries. “On a global level, the assets of the top ten multinational automotive enterprises represent 28% of the assets of the world's top 50 companies, 29% of their employment and 30% of their total sales. In...

31 Dec 2010

The export of cosmetics to China

Thesis - 20 pages - Economy general

China is a growing country that deserves a closer look to help explore all the opportunities it offers. Indeed, trade in China has a huge scope of development due to the decentralization and liberalization of 1978 and especially since its entry into the WTO in 2001. In spite of many inequalities...

31 Dec 2010

The automotive market in Russia

Thesis - 20 pages - Economy general

"Russia will become the largest car market in Europe in the next two years”, said Carlos Gohsn (2008), CEO of Renault of France and Nissan of Japan. For both its macroeconomic and social policy reasons, Russia is growing. In 2007, all sectors of the Russian economy had seen...

30 Dec 2010

The productive forces of United States of America

Thesis - 32 pages - Economy general

The GNP of United States is the highest in the world, at $10,946 billion in 2004, substantially higher than the EU-25 ($9449 billion, including $1523 billion for France) and two and a half times higher that of Japan ($4390 billion). The GNP per capita remains the fourth highest in the world, with...

30 Dec 2010

Money laundering

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), money laundering annually represents more than 600 billion dollars worldwide. Criminal activities like drug trafficking, arms smuggling or prostitution rings also generate very high profits. However, the money earned illegally is...

30 Dec 2010

Global consequences of Chinese growth: Impact on the world economy

Thesis - 25 pages - Economy general

Over the past decade, the People's Republic of China has been pursuing an average annual growth of 9%. It has now become the 4th largest world power after the United States, Japan and Germany, but ahead of France and the United Kingdom. However, China currently accounts for only 5% of global...

30 Dec 2010

An analysis of the crisis in US economy

Thesis - 33 pages - Economy general

Until the early 21st century, developments in America seemed to contradict the thesis of "decline". The most famous example is that of Paul Kennedy, who predicted in 'Rise and Decline of Great Powers' (1987), the end of American hegemony. However, the early 21st century is marked by...

30 Dec 2010

Has a third oil crisis emerged? (January 2007)

Thesis - 13 pages - Economy general

Within a time span of twenty-seven years between 1973 and 2000, the global oil market has been shaken by two major unexpected “shocks”. In this context, it is worth recalling the definition of an oil shock, that is often confused in the minds of the public. This phrase has been...

30 Dec 2010

The war between Honda and Yamaha

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

In the 1960s, the Japanese market could have been defined as fragmented, where sources of competitive advantages were numerous but was easily imitable. Barriers to the entry are low and market positions are unstable. Indeed within 5 years, Yamaha managed to dethrone Honda Tohatsu....

30 Dec 2010

The market for French luxury goods in China

Thesis - 19 pages - Economy general

With a growth of 9.5% per year, the Chinese economy is experiencing a period of unprecedented economic success. This success is accompanied by a dramatic increase in the purchasing power of part of the Chinese population. Therefore, the Chinese market is becoming increasingly demanding for luxury...

30 Dec 2010

Counterfeiting in China: A global crisis

Thesis - 25 pages - Economy general

Counterfeiting now represents 5% of world trade and is a growing business especially in the recent years. China has its share of responsibility in this phenomenon. China is now regarded as the leading counterfeiter in the world despite the fact that the figures may not be accurate...