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16 Nov 2020
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Idea of progress - How Americans relate to ecology nowadays?

Essay - 2 pages - Ecology & environment

We will talk about the notion of the idea of progress and illustrate it with the environmental issue in the USA. Progress can be defined as an improvement, a development or a change. It can be a technical, scientific or social advance which contributes to making the world a better place. Here, we...

31 Oct 2020
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Strategy proposal for an MNC who wants to invest or expand in a specific country - New Group Renault strategic plan: "Drive the Future"

Market study - 7 pages - International economy

In this work, we analyze Renault's strategic plan for 2017-2022, called "Drive the Future" on three levels: the company's source of competitive advantage (section 1), the reasons for choosing the target of investment in emerging country, such as China (section 2) and finally the content...

07 Oct 2020
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The Dayton Peace agreement

Essay - 9 pages - International relations

The Dayton Peace agreement, initiated in Dayton, Ohio in November 1995 and signed in Paris a month later, put an end to the worst conflict Europe had known since the Second World War. After three years of diplomatic shortcomings and blocked negotiations, US envoy Richard Hoolbrooke - the...

07 Oct 2020
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Operation Serval's strategic considerations and Clausewitz

Essay - 10 pages - International relations

In February 2011, Geoff D. Porter commented on the increased activity of al-Qa'ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), whose 'kidnap and ransom threat' made a growing instability factor in the Saharan region. Establishing multiple groups on the cross-border zone of northern Mali, northern...

21 Sep 2020
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Hong Kong's port - Geographical advantages and current difficulties

Essay - 2 pages - International economy

With the Hong Kong port slipping out of the world's top five, terminal operators should work together where possible, and focus on competing with ports in the Greater Bay Area and beyond'. Here what says Jonathan Beard, head of business advisory, transportation and logistics in Asia for...

13 Sep 2020
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How is globalisation today and how a firm should adapt to that?

Essay - 8 pages - Micro-economy, job-unemployment

The 21st century saw unprecedented financial, economic, political and sanitary crisis. The environment of globalization was affected by these challenges. So, concerns about reversed globalization or de-globalization appeared. The following analysis demonstrates that Globalization...

07 Sep 2020
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Is sustainable development a contradiction in terms?

Essay - 1 pages - Ecology & environment

Define in 1987 by the Brundtland's rapport, the Sustainable Development is the capacity to respond to the present needs without compromising future generations' needs. The Sustainable Development notion was really established since 1992 with the Rio Earth Summit involving a hundred...

11 Jul 2020

Relationships between Serbia and the European Union

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

Serbia also officially called the Republic of Serbia is a small sovereign state whose capital city is Belgrade. On June 5 of 2006, the Republic of Serbia was created after the independence of Montenegro which composed a federation (Serbia and Montenegro) since 2003 after the disruption of...

25 May 2020
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Photo's Studies About Pollution - English oral

Presentation - 3 pages - Ecology & environment

This document is a photograph of a factory in Saint-Ouen, in the north of Paris. This photo comes from a report wrote by France 24. The photographer's name is Philippe Lopez. The photojournalist takes this photo on the 12th of December 2018 (two thousand eighteen). This photo deals with the...

07 May 2020
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African Conflicts in International Relations - China in Africa : Political or Economic interests ?

Essay - 5 pages - International relations

China's involvement in Africa cannot be reduced to only one dimension. It would be an oversimplification to label the Chinese interests on the continent as either political or economic solely: these two aspects often constitute two faces of the same coin. China's increasing...

13 Jan 2020
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Economy - Types, factors and effects of inflation in Malaysia

Essay - 21 pages - Economy general

In the economy, inflation means an increase in the general price of goods and services in an economy from time to time. G. Ackley defined inflation as ‘a persistent and appreciable rise in the general level or aver­age of prices'. With the increase in general price levels, each unit of...

05 Aug 2017
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Governance and organized crime

Essay - 3 pages - International relations

Organized crime has over the years developed into a global problem with law enforcement agencies and nongovernmental organizations taking the initiative to stop activities carried out by these organized crime groups. Nongovernmental have also intervened in reducing the involvement of society into...

05 Aug 2017
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Economic development since the Second World war - (Developed vs. Developing World)

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

After the Second World War, there have been significant changes in all aspects of life. The increasing concerns about the economic development caught much attention of economists. It is during this era that the European colonization ended and the world seemed to be divided into two parts whereby...

30 Jan 2017
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Economics assignment

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

There are many restaurants in the city providing significantly differentiated menus and are currently generating profits. Depict in a diagram showing the profit maximising equilibrium for such a typical restaurant. Will this typical restaurant maintain profits in the long-run? ...

13 Jan 2017
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Different methods of birth control and their history

Essay - 2 pages - Social sciences

Modern birth control went through many obstacles before it was available to the public. In the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries, birth control and contraceptives were social issues that were fraught with controversy. This backlash led to legislation (e.g. Comstock Law) being...

13 Jan 2017
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A People's History of the United States, Chapter 24, Zinn Howard - The Clinton Presidency

Book review - 3 pages - Political science

It is no secret that most politicians make vows to the American people in order to get elected and oftentimes they will say certain things to please the public as well. It is one of the reasons politicians have a reputation as manipulators. It is this topic that Zinn starts the chapter off with...

13 Jan 2017
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Managerial economics - Macro assignment

Case study - 6 pages - Economy general

Describe the business cycle over 2001-2006 via the evolution of indicators like the Q-gap, inflation & growth. In 2001 and 2002, Portugal's real GDP was bigger than the potential GDP, resulting to a positive Q-gap. That meant that firms were operating above capacity,...

28 Nov 2016
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Description of Value-Based Purchasing (VBP)

Essay - 2 pages - Social sciences

This is an initiative by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that is meant to reward or punish acute-care health centers through incentives payments depending on the care quality given to beneficiaries of Medicare. It was authorized by the Congress under the Affordable Care Act...

28 Nov 2016
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Global warming and climate change

Essay - 3 pages - Ecology & environment

These are terms used to describe increased earth's temperatures. Human activities and natural occurrences are said to be the major contributors to this increase. Increase in greenhouse gases for example carbon dioxide result to the temperatures increase. The U.S. have been a major contributor...

28 Nov 2016
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Should the United States consider increasing their use of renewable energy or not?

Essay - 2 pages - Ecology & environment

The United States (U.S) use both renewable and non-renewable energy. According to Gielen, Saygin & Wagner (2015), in 2015, United States Energy consumption were:Coal-33%, Natural Gas-33%, Nuclear-20%, Hydropower-6%, Other renewables-7%, Biomass-1.6%, Geothermal-0.4%, Solar-0.6%, Wind-4.7%,...

21 Sep 2016
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The Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and its impact on the American economy

Course material - 3 pages - Economy general

The nineteen sixties were a time of change in the world and especially in America, where Vietnam protests and demands for civil rights had taken off. In this time of change the sixties saw women in greater numbers demanding the same rights as men and one of those rights was the ability to join...

14 Sep 2016
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A marxist view of the 2008 banking crisis

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

In 2008, there was a major issue facing the American banking sector and the global financial world right now. A catastrophic loss of confidence stemming from a failure of the securities market has caused a number of banks to suddenly find themselves in danger of collapsing. In a sudden need of...

12 Sep 2016
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Death penalty: does the U.S. really need capital punishment?

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Capital punishment, which is the act of killing a criminal for a terrible crime, is a controversial subject in the United States. Over the course of history, public opinion has wavered on whether or not the death penalty should be administered. Decades ago in the 1970's, for example, public...

09 Sep 2016
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The Republic of Germany and the German political system after World War II

Course material - 5 pages - Political science

Our conception of the Federal Republic of Germany is very different from what it was only 15 years ago. Throughout much of its history, Germany was under the leadership of dictators and was never very comfortable with democracy. Germany's first experience with democracy occurred from...

09 Sep 2016
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Afghan women under the Taliban

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Living in the United States it is often easy to take for granted many of the liberties that we hold so dear and which were gotten so long ago. However, when thinking about equality, we must remember that great strides have been made to accommodate different people, but at often times people...

05 Jul 2016
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Cigarettes and taxation in USA

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

With a country that is plagued with many preventable illnesses and people that are leading seemingly unhealthier lifestyles by the day, it is no surprise that cigarettes contribute much of the nation's ills. Due to the damage caused by tobacco use; especially cigarettes, such as the increased...

28 Apr 2016
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Hidden Lessons, David Suzuki - Learning beyond the unintentional messages

Book review - 2 pages - Ecology & environment

The environment shapes humanity, yet humanity tries to shape the environment. This habit of manipulation has been passed on from generations to generations. According to "Hidden Lessons" by David Suzuki, parental involvement has led to the ignorance toward the environment. However, ignorance is...

28 Apr 2016
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Measuring the new prosperity, Jack Layton

Book review - 2 pages - Economy general

Prosperity always comes with a cost. If prosperity is to be questioned due to the existence of costs, there is no real prosperity. According to Jack Layton's essay, "Measuring the New Prosperity" (hereinafter referred to as "the Essay"), prosperity must consider the social costs that were...

22 Mar 2016
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Refugee studies, humanitarian issues in International Politics

Essay - 6 pages - International relations

The concept of humanitarian protection encompasses the various activities that are aimed at achieving full respect for the rights of individuals in accordance with the letter and the spirit of the relevant law bodies. Moreover, the relevant bodies of humanitarian, human rights and refugee law...

22 Mar 2016
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Macro & micro economics: Disney-Pixar merger

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

A merger occurs when two or more organizations come together under common ownership. The benefits of mergers step from the concept of synergy which holds that when units are combined together greater value is achieved (Gaughan 2010, p. 132). The coming together of companies gives them the ability...