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28 Nov 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

29 Feb 2016

Islamic accounting and financial reporting

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

To start with, substance over form is an accounting concept which is widely used by all accounting entities. This concept emphasizes more on the reality of the financial status of an entity instead of the legal standards that the entity has taken in its events and transactions as seen in their...

25 Feb 2016

Economic analysis of Singapore

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

A highly developed and free market condition is prevalent in the economy of Singapore. Detailed economic analysis done on the Singapore economy indicated that the open and corruption free market condition with stable prices prevail in the economy of Singapore. Export of consumer...

08 Feb 2016

Global oil market price

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

This essay briefly describes the various principles of economics and economic theories that determine the price of the oil in the global market. It describes vividly the major reasons that have led into the decline of the oil substantially over the past 7 years. Therefore, the essay uses the...

08 Feb 2016

Subsidise for childcare

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

This essay briefly describes the various principles of economics and economic theories and effects in the childcare. It describes vividly the major reasons and effect that subsidies has on healthcare sector. Therefore, the essay uses the economic principles in giving the reasons for the impact of...

18 Sep 2015

Analysis of Mann and Ornstein prompt - It's even worse than it looks - Views of the authors

Book review - 2 pages - Political science

The book “It's Even Worse than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism” by Norman J. and Thomas E. Mann Ornstein analyses American politics. The books says that today's US congress has come to a congestion state caused by the two...

18 Sep 2015

Criterion referenced tests and the norm referenced tests

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

Testing is an important aspect of collecting information that is used in the decision making process by the examiner or the teacher or the practitioner. Depending on the use and the decision making process that the results are needed for, there are different tests that can be used to measure...

18 Sep 2015

Legislative initiative plan from senator anitere flores

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

In the contemporary society, there is the need for the Health Sector need to implement public policies that are effective in dealing social determinants of health (SDH). This is critical in minimizing inequalities in health care. This paper envisions the adoption of a Social Determinants of...

17 Sep 2015

Comparison of press releases by senator Patrick Leahy and senator Tammy Baldwin

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The conclusion of Chapter 8 of Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future 3rd edition, is very insightful about the effect of gender stereotypes on serving senators. Remarkably, voters are driven by stereotypes to perceive women senators as caring, honest, and highly competent on...

17 Sep 2015

PEST analysis of Dubai for Nissan Company: Dubai

Case study - 3 pages - Economy general

Dubai is one of the seven semi-autonomous states forming the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and it is particularly renowned for economic activities that have seen the residents' spending power increase. The strong economy in Dubai and the affluence in adjacent emirates and nations such as Saudi...

16 Sep 2015

British university championship : economic impact on the city of Sheffield

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

This paper entails an analysis of data from a real life sports industry consultancy project. The sport being studied in this case is the British University Championship and its economic impact on the city of Sheffield. SPSS program is used for the analysis. The findings are then presented in...

16 Sep 2015

The dark side of student debt

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

Within the past decade, costs associated with college education surpassed inflation by six percentage points yearly. This brought private school education price to thirty seven dollars annually. This just one among reasons why students increased their borrowing. In addition, federal student loans...

16 Sep 2015

How the UK goverment can stabilize oil prices ?

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Everyone in UK has had an experience of the shock for unexpected dramatic change in prices of fuel for instance fuel prices will unexpectedly sky-rocket overnight. Mostly it is the supply and demand case: there is a very high number of vehicles tapping oil and the supply is declining. Various...

15 Sep 2015

The Guns of August and International Politics - Barbara Tuchman

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The book Gun of August has been written by Barbara Tuchman and is about First World War classic histories. In this book, Barbara reconstructs the World War I's first one month, which is the first thirty days within the 1914 summer, which determined the conflict's cause, the century, as well as...

15 Sep 2015

Economic and policy issues from the spill : Gulf war oil spill of 1991

Essay - 3 pages - Ecology & environment

In any oil spill, looking at the economic issues that are raised, the first parameter that is used is the number of gallons of oils that were spilt to measure the loss that was suffered in monetary terms. In the case of the gulf war oil spill of 1991, it caused the loss of millions of gallons of...

15 Sep 2015

Olive Tree Restaurant business operational systems assessment

Case study - 6 pages - Economy general

The Olive Tree Restaurant is strategically situated within the fringes of Ealing area in a building that was formerly being used as a bank. A case study on the restaurant has been provided to analyse the business position of the restaurant. Reflecting on the case study, a thorough assessment was...

15 Sep 2015

History of private security : the path to professionalism in the security industry

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

In the United States, private security started as far back as in the mid-19th century. During that time, private security personnel could only be used to fill in the gaps created by the public police forces within major cities which were just forming. Private security historical development...

09 Sep 2015

Vinten's summation : Ethics and Corporate governance issues

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

The aim of this paper is to provide a critical discussion of Vinten's summation of the whistle-blowing that “For one thing the whistle-blowing path is not easy, and the bee-sting phenomenon may often apply. One has only one sting to use, and by using it, may well kill off one's...