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04 Oct 2010
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Economic protectionism: A continental comparison

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

Abstract: This paper analyses some of the occurrences of economic protectionism against M&A in Europe and North America. It attempts to rationalise the protectionist actions taken by countries within these continents by linking the causes of protectionism to the current wider issues in...

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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Comparison between the ports of Antwerp, Le Havre and Rotterdam (2005)

Thesis - 35 pages - Economy general

Le Havre harbor is simple in meaning and it represents a harbor. Le Havre Harbor occupies a predominant position in the European terrain. In fact, Le Havre is believed to be ?The European Door'. A door through which trade is facilitated globally. Le Havre is articulated by complex and...

26 Aug 2010
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Avoiding and preventing financial crises

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

Better safe than sorry is an old adage that few can argue with. Rather than suffer the disastrous consequences of financial crises, it would be better to prevent their occurrence, thus preventing the formation of bubbles and slowing their spread. Schumpeter considered the economy as a cyclical...

25 Aug 2010
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The recurrence of financial crises

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

Financial crises have multiplied in the 1990s successively affecting the so-called emerging countries. The crisis experienced by Mexico in 1994, Asia in 1997, Russia in 1998 and Brazil in 1998 and 1999 are still fresh in the memory of economists and people in these countries. The impact of all...

25 Aug 2010
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The 1929 crisis in Latin America

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

Herbert Hoover, when assuming the office of the President of the United States, said in March 1929: "I have no fear for the future, it shines with hope." Unfortunately, Thursday, October 24, 1929 is also called the "Black Thursday", the world economy plunged into the chaos as Wall Street,...

24 Aug 2010
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A comparison of today's economic crisis to the Great Depression of 1929-1939

Thesis - 2 pages - Economy general

Today we are faced with an economic crisis that has affected the United States of America and reached out to shake economies the world over. Stock markets, nationally and internationally have hit all-time lows. The housing market, banks and other financial lending institutions, the Big Three car...

29 Jul 2010
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Analysis of the Indian economic sector

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

India is slowly emerging to be the next economic superpower of the world. It is often regarded as the other Asian giant, and has shown consistent growth in terms of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) over the years. This growth has been fuelled by enormous economic progress which allowed it to...

13 Jul 2010
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Weaker euro - Impact of trade on the US

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

The 2010 Euro crisis, also known as the Aegean Contagion developed early this year in some countries in Europe including Greece, Spain and Portugal. The crisis was caused by the inability of these countries to repay their debts. This led to a crisis of confidence between the countries concerned...

13 Jul 2010
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A contrast of the Japanese and the US economy

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

This article presents a comparative study of the world's two most contrasting economies- the United States and Japan. There are many common grounds between the two nations as well as a wide range of differences. Of course, the United States commands a more significant presence among the world...

12 Jul 2010
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The concept of economic rationality and its place in the economic crisis

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

Economic rationality is talked about when the behavior of individuals corresponds to their interests. Agents are expected to act in a way that maximizes their well-being. This well-being is often calculated with a utility function that takes into account the income and leisure time. The...

12 Jul 2010
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The economic growth and social imbalances in developed countries

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

Since August 2007, world economy has had to face the turmoil caused by the financial crisis. The global economy entered a major turning point when it significantly slowed down in 2008. In July 2008, the IMF still prognosticated 3.9% global growth for 2009 and 1.4% in developed countries. It now...

12 Jul 2010
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Globalization and the international economy

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

In today's highly competitive world, the recognition and the acknowledgement of one of the most influential economic movements of the twenty first century is ever more important. Globalization, the name of the significant economic phenomenon, both defines and represents the very movement that...

28 Jun 2010
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Brazil - The crisis and forecasts

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

The two main issues which have dominated the EU and Brazil were "a new world governance" to collaborate between rich and poor countries and the rejection of protectionism. The summit meeting convened to develop an effective and strategic plan was attended by Mr. Sarkozy,...

28 Jun 2010
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The economic failure of German reunification in 1991 and its current situation

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

The progress of the new states in Germany appears impressive, especially when compared to their original status with respect to the development of infrastructure such as power grids, roads, transport, etc. After the unification of western and eastern Germany under ...

28 Jun 2010
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Key economic concepts

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

Non-market production covers the goods and services household members produce for their own consumption by combining their unpaid labour and the goods and services they acquire on the market. The price evaluation of such products is difficult, because the value add at home is hard to assess....

21 Jun 2010
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Should Bulgaria concentrate on nuclear power as its main future energy source?

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

Bulgaria has been using commercial nuclear energy since 1974. 35 per cent of the electricity in the country is generated by two nuclear reactors. The Government plans the construction of a new nuclear plant in order the energy needs of the country to be met. This raises the question if...

21 Jun 2010
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The global economic crisis and its impact on economy of Finland: The case of Nokia corporation

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

The global economy is experiencing the impact of an unprecedented economic downturn which began in the United States and spread all over the world. This paper provides an overview of the impact of the global crisis on the economy of Finland in 2008 and 2009. The course work analysis the...

21 Jun 2010
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The global economic crisis and its impact on the German economy: The case of Strabag AG

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

The world economy is going through a very difficult period. The global economic crisis which began in the USA with the collapse of the sub-prime mortgage market, spread to the rest of the world. After the US, Europe was the first to experience the negative impact of the crisis. This paper...

18 Jun 2010
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The development of emerging markets over the past 20 years

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

In 2007, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in emerging countries was over 50% of global GDP. Today, the world is divided into four categories of countries: rich countries, those with average income and rapid growth, those with average income and slow growth, and poor countries. Emerging markets...

18 Jun 2010
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The economic development of the world since 1945

Thesis - 8 pages - Economy general

Since 1945, the world has experienced a period of growth which, although slowed down since 1973, has nevertheless continued until today. However, the size, pace and character of this growth has changed over a period of time and is different for different countries. What factors explain...

18 Jun 2010
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The future of China in a global context

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

The People's Republic of China, more commonly known as China is over 9.6 million square kilometers and accounts for more than one fifth of the global population. China is also a demographic giant as this country has more than 1.3 billion people. Beijing, the capital of china,...

18 Jun 2010
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Two centuries of economic growth: Europe chasing the American frontier (Robert J Gordon)

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

This paper deals with the gap between the economic developments of the United States with respect to the main Western European Countries in the last two centuries. In the mid-nineteenth century, Europe and the U.S. had similar GDP and productivity levels. However, over a period of time...

18 Jun 2010
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Mankiw's ten principles of economics

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

Economic principles refer to the ideas that govern the “principles of economic life”. According to Harvard Professor N. Gregory Mankiw, these principles may be consolidated under 10 heads and refers to how the economy works and what factors influence the economic decisions of people....

16 Jun 2010
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Dooms day in Europe

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

The advent of globalization has significantly reduced the international trade barriers. However, we have fallen prey to a host of other related issues as well. One major issue is the recent financial crisis which was triggered off by the stock market crash of January 21, 2008. It started off with...

16 Jun 2010
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An overview of the World Bank

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

In April 2007, a scandal broke out around the president of the World Bank, Paul Wolfowitz. He had granted a salary increase of nearly 50% in 2005 to his girlfriend, Shaha Ali Riza. This salary hike was double the amount allowed under the employee guidelines. Beyond the depravity of the character,...

16 Jun 2010
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Free trade in the global scenario

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

After the English Economist David Ricardo proposed the theory of comparative advantages, economists were confident of the superiority of free trade that they called it a 'law'. However, for the last twenty years, free trade has been questioned. This questioning trend has its roots...

16 Jun 2010
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The need to protect the U.S. banking sector

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

The Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD,) presented its analysis of the American financial crisis in the summer of 2008 as “The turmoil faced by the financial markets is increasingly showing signs of calming down. “ Contrary to this optimistic forecast,...

14 May 2010
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The housing market and the real estate industry in the United Kingdom

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

The housing market today stands out as the sorted out scope of business venture which caters to the needs of a variety of customers, whose participation is been increasing over a period of time with big players dominating the market. Housing is one of the most basic necessities and such a...

03 May 2010
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American business in the age of the modern corporation: Government, infrastructure and the corporation

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

When analyzing the history of the American corporation, it is tempting to believe that the cause of the rapid rise of large, hierarchical corporation, in a highly concentrated industry is over determined. Historians have advanced theories that explain this “corporate revolution” as...