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29 Sep 2010
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Is Capitalism here to stay or is another vision of economics possible and viable?

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

For many centuries, Capitalism has been the only economic system in the industrialized world. In the present world, this system is in crisis. Billions of people live below the poverty line without any access to food, health care or housing. By capitalism, we mean a system of production that...

29 Sep 2010
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McDonald's in India: a glocal strategy

Case study - 12 pages - Economy general

India is an assimilation of several ethnic groups. Its geographic origin, language, religion, dress, food, habits differ from one state to another. There are 22 different languages that are recognized, and there are hundreds of dialects. Nonetheless, people have the same temperament all over the...

29 Sep 2010
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The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Federal Reserve System (FED)

Presentation - 23 pages - Economy general

This document is a presentation of the European Central Bank (ECB). The national central banks (NCB) make part of the ESCB Headquarters based in Frankfurt Presentation of the FED, which was created in 1913 by the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act and headquartered in Washington D.C. The...

29 Sep 2010
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Schneider-Legrand merger: was Bruxelles "Wrong or Right"to block the merger?

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

This document will answer the following questions: Why did the European Commission decide to block the French merger? What was the opinion of Henri Lachmann (the CEO of Schneider Electric) about the veto? Is it usual to meet with this kind of refusal in Europe? What are the arguments against...

29 Sep 2010
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Failures and benefits of free trade and the role of World Trade Organization (WTO)

Essay - 10 pages - Economy general

The free flow of international trade gained significance after the Second World War when the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was tabled. The GATT was followed by the formation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995. The WTO was formed to establish rules for international...

29 Sep 2010
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Trust online and the opinion of former consumers

Dissertation - 72 pages - Economy general

This study examines the issue of trust and the influence of the opinion of former users in electronic commerce. The lack of trust is the main reason why people are still reluctant to purchase online. Lack of trust is due to many reasons in online business, no physical contact, risk of theft of...

29 Sep 2010
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Are the migrant workers competing with locals in China's urban labour market?

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

At the end of the 1970s, the Communist Party of China (CPC) acknowledged that planned economy had not managed to increase the Chinese standards of living. Consequently, it started to reform the economic system in order to modernize it. The labor market was also not been excluded from such...

29 Sep 2010
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Analysis of the opportunities for a MNC to expand its international operations on Chinese and Indian markets

Case study - 12 pages - Economy general

With the biggest two populations of the world, China (1.3 billion inhabitants) and India (1.1 billion inhabitants) became two major participants in the global economy. With the late evolution of their populations, China and India have evolved as the two most important emerging markets and they...

29 Sep 2010
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Creating Colette in Shanghai

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

By sticking to the original concept and in tandem with the new emerging Chinese market - How to recreate Colette's lifestyle store in Shanghai is a question that needs to be analyzed. First step is to start with the company analysis in order to underline its strengths and...

29 Sep 2010
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International economics: Essay on the advantages and disadvantages of globalization

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

‘We are living a transformation which is going to reconstruct population and economy for the coming century. There will be no more national products and technologies, no more national firms, no more national industries, no more national economies. Only individuals, which constitute nations,...

29 Sep 2010
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Case study Schneider-LeGrand Merger

Case study - 14 pages - Economy general

Beginning with a certain turnover, the EU merger rules are to be applied to cross-border concentrations, irrespective of the size of the company or area of their activity. A pre-merger notification to the European Commission is obligatory. Most cases are closed by the completion of the phase I,...

29 Sep 2010
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Denmark: National Plan for Tourism

Case study - 18 pages - Economy general

The Kingdom of Denmark, commonly known as Denmark, is a country located in the Scandinavian region of Northern Europe. It is the smallest and the southernmost among the Nordic countries. Greenland and the Faroe Islands are autonomous provinces of the Kingdom which are governed by domestic rules....

29 Sep 2010
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Northern Rock

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

If there is any country that has enjoyed a strong reputation and willpower in the field of finance, it is the UK. UK has enjoyed this position since the end of the 19th century. London has retained and is undoubtedly the leading financial centre in Europe. The banks in London and around the UK...

29 Sep 2010
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How are computers and the Internet changing the way in which modern businesses are organized ?

Dissertation - 93 pages - Economy general

In the same way that the Fordist system revolutionized the business world in its time (working conditions, productivity and competitiveness), the introduction of computers, and thereafter of the Internet, deeply modified the contemporary firms. Created, in the plainest and yet most cumbersome...

29 Sep 2010
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Franchising

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

Franchising is not a new concept. North America was among the first countries to successfully develop franchises in 1886 through the famous example of the Coca-Cola company. Franchises grew slowly during the 1950's but helped many firms expand their operations across borders, like Mc...

29 Sep 2010
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The income gap: a growing dilemma

Essay - 19 pages - Economy general

While considering the poverty line in France, it is amazing to note that the current statistics has revealed that nearly 4 million people are homeless in France. This kind of an alarming and unmatched growth pattern is also visible across some Asian countries. Despite this poverty issue that...

29 Sep 2010
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Tensions over foreign direct investment (readings summary)

Book review - 2 pages - Economy general

Foreign Direct Investment or FDI appears as a complex mechanism in which numerous and evolving issues are at stake. The first source of complexity lies in the numerous interests that may be pursued by the different actors involved. As the authors underline, the convergence of these interests is...

29 Sep 2010
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E-Tourism in Europe. The E-CRM and ITCs adoption issues: how to retain customers?

Case study - 37 pages - Economy general

E-tourism offers the potential to make information and booking facilities available to a large number of consumers at a relatively lower cost. Among its several advantages are that it enables the tourism sector to make large scale savings on the production and distribution of print and other...

29 Sep 2010
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Business Cycles Analysis; The outlook for real GDP growth

Essay - 35 pages - Economy general

Nowadays, the real GDP growth seems to be the prevailing worry for every economy. We are going to analyze real GDP growth and employment in France in 2006-2007, in the context of the international economy. Our overall objective is to understand and to interpret growth forecasts for a given...

29 Sep 2010
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International Business Environment and Strategy

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

"You have been asked by a major oil company to analyze the likely developments in the oil market over the next five years. Carefully explain the theoretical underpinnings to any predictions you make. How might your predictions influence the future strategic direction of the oil company? Explain...

29 Sep 2010
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The French motor industry in the world

Essay - 37 pages - Economy general

Since more than half a century, the motor industry has represented, in most of industrialized countries a floret of the industry. In spite of the expansion of the service sector, the French motor industry occupies a very great place in our country. The manpower mass has decreased (in France this...

29 Sep 2010
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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 - published: 29/09/2010

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 goal...

29 Sep 2010
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Foreign direct investments: Issues and impact for developing countries

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

In the context of globalization, the increasing interconnection of markets and the geographical burst of the production chain can represent an opportunity for developing countries to join the world economy to enhance their growth. The resilience of foreign direct investment (FDI) during financial...

29 Sep 2010
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Discuss the main factors that determine product prices in the UK - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Predicting firms; behavior and reactions to events is central for current microeconomics. Economists have put forward many theories to analyze the behavior of firms, main decisions of economic interest related to outputs, investment, and technology and above all prices which are the object of...

29 Sep 2010
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Study of the effects of privatization policies on the economy: The French example

Thesis - 10 pages - Economy general

The public sector in France, which represents the firms that are controlled by the government, has been for a very long time a huge sector, with staff that represented in the 80s more than 10% of the whole labor market. Given the importance of this public sector in France, I am interested in...

29 Sep 2010
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Short-run and long-run aggregate supply

Essay - 8 pages - Economy general

One of the salient features of this document is to distinguish between the short-run and long-run aggregate supply curves and explain why they are important for the definition of a macroeconomic equilibrium. The Aggregate Demand model tries to examine the effects on the real GDP and price level...

29 Sep 2010
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Why Globalization Works by Martin Wolf - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Martin Wolf, a British economist and a prominent journalist at the Financial Times, is ardent defenders of globalization, i.e., of global economic integration through free trade. His book, Why Globalization Works, aims to demonstrate that globalization makes the world better off. He feels that...

29 Sep 2010
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Interest Rates

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

It is a well known that interest rates have a commensurable power to influence the economy as a vital tool of monetary policy that is used to control variables like investment, inflation, price stability and unemployment. Generally speaking, the interest rate is described as the cost of using...

29 Sep 2010
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Energy choices in Europe: the case of electricity

Essay - 14 pages - Economy general

Energy is a vital element for the economy as a whole as every sector demands its usage constantly. It is not an end-product by itself, but a pre-requisite for most of the economic activities. A sudden increase in energy prices or a disruption of supply can entail heavy economic repercussions. An...

29 Sep 2010
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Airbus, A380 - Company profile

Case study - 41 pages - Economy general

Airbus is one of the world's leading suppliers of commercial aircraft. This 100-seater boasts a major portion of the market share of annual deliveries worldwide. Its market share has grown from 15% in 1990 to 52% in 2003. On December 31, 2003, its backlog of orders (1,454 aircraft) stood at...