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12 May 2009
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Discuss the disincentives on work effort induced by the tax and benefit system, and how the theory of labor supply offers alternative systems to minimize these disincentives

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

In the UK, USA or in France, Government is seen from different angles. A State has duties and functions. In order to look after the welfare of their citizens, it tries to improve the reputation through taxation and benefit system. The main problem for most countries is the unemployment. Few...

12 May 2009
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French economy - Forecast 2008

Thesis - 9 pages - Economy general

Present-day world economy appears to be facing some serious challenges in sustaining its past robust growth. The credit crunch in the United States of America, as well as the United States dollar decline and high oil prices represent massive threats for the world economic equilibrium. ...

11 May 2009
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Do Porter's ideas on national competitive advantage: Which specific nations have achieved economic success?

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

National competitiveness is one of the most important economic concepts as it outlines as to how a nation can grow and succeed by utilizing its competitiveness. Competitiveness, therefore refers to the concept of how a nation produces its goods and services- the relative efficiency of producing...

11 May 2009
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A discussion and analysis of the financial crisis

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

September 2008 was the month when financial news became front page news. In September of 2008, American financial centers were hit with a series of bankruptcies and closings that seemed to take most experts by surprise. However, anyone paying attention to the financial world could see that these...

09 May 2009
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World trade organization: Understanding its implementation in India

Thesis - 14 pages - Economy general

After making this project I know many important fact about GATT & WTO's origin evaluation objectives principals functions decision making process, organizational structure which is really beneficial for me to know about the current scenario of global trade liberalization &...

08 May 2009
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Comparison and contrast of export diversification and import substitution strategies

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

Export diversification and import substitution are both theories of growth used to stimulate economies in various countries. The first of these theories uses an increased base of exports to trigger economic growth, whereas import substitution tries to achieve the same aim by reigning in...

07 May 2009
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Importing mangoes from Philippines to Europe (France)

Thesis - 10 pages - Economy general

Big scale production and world wide distribution of fruits are a relatively recent phenomenon that we actually attribute to the development of transportation systems, of intensive production techniques and of the conservation ways. While the tempered fruits market is growing very low and actually...

29 Apr 2009
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Economic history of Hong Kong during the 20th century

Thesis - 8 pages - Economy general

In this essay I will explore the economic history of Hong Kong during the 20th century. Hong Kong, during this period, I will argue, went from an entrepot trading outpost, which nevertheless attracted large British trading companies, to a major independent regional trading center. I will start by...

06 Apr 2009
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What is meant by "globalization" and how has it affected international trade and direct foreign investment?

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

Globalisation can be defined as the trend toward greater interdependence among national institutions and economies (Wild, 2003). It can also be said that globalization is basically the cross-border exchange of economic, social and technological elements. Globalisation has had no shortage of its...

06 Apr 2009
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Does privatization necessarily increase efficiency?

Thesis - 8 pages - Economy general

The basis of this assignment is to answer the question does privatization necessarily increase efficiency? In answering this question it is essential to investigate the reasons for privatization as a replacement for nationalization. This assignment will compare the efficiency case for...

06 Apr 2009
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A description of the three types of market: Monopolistic, oligopolistic and competitive

Thesis - 10 pages - Economy general

Monopolistic markets lie between pure perfect competition and pure monopoly. Within this type of market a firm's product will differ to that of its rivals, the difference may only be small (for example the packaging may be slightly different), or there could be a big difference. The various firms...

05 Apr 2009
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Is the consumer always sovereign in the free market economy?

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

Theoretically, the free enterprise market economy produces a situation in which the law of supply and demand, in conjunction with a competitive economic environment and well-informed consumers guarantees consumer sovereignty. The consumer possesses a significant advantage over suppliers who must...

05 Apr 2009
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of free trade?

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

Trade is the exchange of goods and services between countries. Domestic goods, which are sold abroad, are referred to as exports. Foreign goods, which are purchased by domestic consumers, are known as imports. Free trade refers to trade, which is allowed to flow freely between nations. The...

05 Apr 2009
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Existence value: The theoretical case for and against its use in cost benefit analysis

Thesis - 16 pages - Economy general

The concept of existence value was first raised in one of the most influential papers in environmental economics by John Krutilla (1967), where he advocated a move away from the Pigouvian approach to conservation of natural resources in terms of the optimal inter-temporal utilization of natural...

05 Apr 2009
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To what extent did the interwar motor industry overcome its pre-war difficulties?

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

The pre-war motor industry was in its infancy and suffered from a lack of investment backing, high production costs, an over engineered end product and a saturation of small family orientated manufactures. Developments in the industry often came from pioneering engineers with components being...

03 Apr 2009
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Infrastructure: India's pre requisite to development

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

For a country that believes in a fully clothed culture, and prides herself on being rich with plenty, to have torn dresses to wear and worn out shoes to put on is a very ironic and sad thing. Nations embody the character and dignity of their people and India is not quite putting out the best...

01 Apr 2009
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The impact of the US sub prime crisis on the Indian economy with specific reference to the service industry

Thesis - 21 pages - Economy general

The main objective of the project is to study the ripple effect of the sub prime mortgage crisis in US and its impact on Indian service industry. The paper includes a study on sub prime, causes for the sub prime mortgage crisis, effect of the crisis on the American economy accompanied by an...

26 Mar 2009
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World organic foods market & export potentials of Indian exporters

Thesis - 12 pages - Economy general

The world economy is showing signs of a stable growth. The trading pattern is going through a sea change as the dominance of US economy over the world is reducing. The world is divided into 3 major trading compartments like, US & allied countries, EU, & Asia. India's performance in...

19 Mar 2009
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Economic freedom

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

Amartya Sen argues that world development should not be judged by plain economic statistics such as GDP growth rates or income per capita. Instead he argues a form of measurement that uses a "freedom-centered understanding of economics" where the enhancements of individuals liberties is both the...

18 Mar 2009
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Wining and losing as a result of economic restructuring in Britain since 1980

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

During the past thirty years, British society has been involved in a dynamic of social change, a process so significant that it represents an historical turning point, when the certainties that have served to regulate the economy in the past, are no longer valid. The last comparable event...

18 Mar 2009
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Foreign direct investment: India

Thesis - 29 pages - Economy general

Developing countries, emerging economies and countries in transition increasingly see foreign direct investment (FDI) as a source of economic development, modernization and employment generation, and have liberalized their FDI regimes to attract investment. The overall benefits of FDI for...

17 Mar 2009
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A discussion and analysis of Marx and Webers theories concerning the development of industrial capitalism

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

It is widely accepted that most of the developed countries in the world today are ‘capitalist' economies. Capitalism in economic terms is a free market system, involving little government intervention (a laissez-faire approach). Capitalism involves investment in the means of production...

12 Mar 2009
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Managerial economics focusing on cost and revenue analysis

Thesis - 19 pages - Economy general

Health service providers have to carefully manage the use of scarce resources while meeting a growing demand for services and rising expectations for quality. Conducting cost and revenue analysis can greatly increase a managers' understanding of the factors that affect resource use, including...

05 Mar 2009
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Market for retailers

Thesis - 29 pages - Economy general

MARKETING: A social and managerial process where by individuals and groups obtains what they need and want through creating and exchanging products and value with others. MARKETING CONCEPT: The marketing management philosophy holds that achieving organizational goals depends on...

16 Jan 2009
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International economics: The World Trade Organization

Thesis - 9 pages - Economy general

Pascal Lamy, General Director of the WTO recently said that “negotiations towards a conclusion to the Doha Trade Round are 70% complete”. Indeed, the WTO trade talks have not been efficient over the last few years. Lowering agricultural and industrial tariffs, reducing subsidies in...

13 Jan 2009
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Globalization and commerce

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

Globalization is the production and distribution of products and services of a homogeneous type and quality on a worldwide basis. “Globalization is the activity whereby “distinct” national economies are subsumed and re-articulated into the system by essentially international...

13 Jan 2009
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Mahathir's legacy and the stability of Malaysia

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

Nowadays, Malaysia is known as a model of rapid development. Indeed, in the middle of the twentieth century, the economy of this country is agriculture-oriented and nothing hints any economic boom to come such as the one which occurs a few years later. The economic growth starts to soar as soon...

12 Jan 2009
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The revival of the small business sector in the UK

Thesis - 11 pages - Economy general

According to data from Labour Market Trends in 1999, enterprises with fewer than 50 employees provide 45% of UK non-government employment and account for 38% of turnover, the employment figure includes the self-employed who employ no one and comprise 2.3 Million out of a total of 3.7 million of...

12 Jan 2009
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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
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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...