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18 Aug 2017

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...

17 Apr 2015

Rapid Economic Development in China

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

China is among the fastest growing economies in the world. The rate of economic and political growth in China is so great that it has threatened world order. For example, the Chinese economy has overtaken all European economies and is catching up with the United States at a fast rate. This...

16 Apr 2014

Girl child education and economic development in Africa

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

The objectives of this essay are to: Discuss reasons why girl child education is essential for economic development in Africa. Discuss reasons why the girl child in Africa is underprivileged in terms of education Discuss the impact of the low level of girl child education on...

11 Apr 2014

Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Sub-Saharan Africa: with its beautiful lush landscapes, diverse cultures, fantastic wildlife and wealth of natural resources there is also a huge amount of suffering. With the highest poverty rates in the world, Africa faces many obstacles on its path to development. Although its resource...

25 Oct 2012

Assess the effects that corruption may have on economic development. How do you reconcile the anecdotal evidence with the theoretical ideas?

Essay - 5 pages - Business strategy

Corruption is the abuse of public trust for private gain. This definition is rather universal and many argue that it is vague and that there is variety of corruption, one being corruption under economic sense. Corruption is an ancient phenomenon which is very hard to suspect and even...

06 Apr 2010

ICT and economic development: Analyzing Thailand's path to the information economy

Tutorials/exercises - 13 pages - Economy general

This analysis of the development of Thailand's information economy places particular emphasis on its ICT and social infrastructure development. Drawing upon lessons learned from similar development trajectories in Ireland, China, and India we develop a set of guidelines for...

24 Feb 2010

Analytic paper on the current state of economic development and its system of governance in Somalia

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

Somalia's recent history has been mired in protracted civil wars resulting in a corrupt and fragmented distribution of governance and power, with a lack of basic governance at central level. As a result, the insecurity and political fragmentation is extremely high and “the nationwide level...

18 Jun 2010

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 this...

29 Jul 2009

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario: Economic development in the 21st Century

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, is located on the St. Marys River in Ontario, Canada, across from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, in the United States [Figure 1]. With a population of 74,945 [Statistics Canada, 2009], it is the third largest city in Northern Ontario after Sudbury and Thunder Bay....

24 Aug 2009

Economic development in Nigeria: The role of agriculture, FDI and trade relations with China, India and the USA

Case study - 15 pages - Economy general

Nigeria is one of the countries in Africa which have a large economy. It is also one of the most populated countries in Africa with the highest number of labor. The country is well endowed with mineral resources compared to other countries in Africa. It is the largest oil producer in Africa and...

17 May 2009

An in-depth analysis of the role of the Brazilian state in its economic development

Thesis - 6 pages - Economy general

The third world is a subject which has caused much ink. Several features can be found as economic problems, political instability, authoritarian regimes. However, some countries as the tigers (South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong-Kong) succeed in dealing with their economic and...

30 Apr 2009

Impact of immigrants on Canadian economic development between 1987 and 2007

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

This paper will explore the economic contribution made by immigrants to the Canadian economy over the past 20 years. This period of immigration has been different from the historical patterns of immigration that opened up Canada. Patterns of immigration over the past 20 years have been...

16 Jan 2009

The role of trade in the economic development of Eastern Asia

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

At the end of the last century, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea attained higher rates of economic growth than other developing countries. It could be because of a close correlation between export expansion and economic growth, but are they automatically associated? What...

07 Feb 2008

Global Governance and Economic Development

Case study - 11 pages - Economy general

According to common perception among economists, the idea of institutional economics started with Ronald Coarse's article, “The Nature of the Firm” (1937) where the concepts of transaction costs and economic analysis were first introduced (Coarse, 1998, p. 71). Since...

15 Jun 2008

The theories of economic justice and the justification for employing utilitarian principles to support the economic development of society

Essay - 7 pages - Economy general

Throughout the course of history a number of notable scholars have stepped forward to offer their views on how society should create a utopian existence. Although each of these scholars has been able to address the fundamental issues facing the development of social and economic...

30 Aug 2007

The Relationship between Corruption and Economic Development

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

Through the quantitative comparison of corruption and economic development, it can be found that GDP per Capita is partially dependent on the amount of corruption within the governing body of a given nation. The independent variable (x) is the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) as...

01 Mar 2022

How does the phenomenon of unemployment impact Brazil both economically and in its development?

Essay - 5 pages - Micro-economy, job-unemployment

With an area of 8,514,876 km², Brazil is one of the five largest countries in the world. It is located in Latin America and borders seven countries, some of which are Argentina, Bolivia and Uruguay. Brazil is also the eighth-largest country in the world with a GDP of 2054 billion dollars....

22 Feb 2022

The right skills for the job? Rethinking training policies for workers, Chapter 2, Almeida, Rita, Jere Behrman, and David Robalino (2012) - Labor Economics in Latin America: The Economic Rationale for Skills Development Policies

Text commentary - 2 pages - Micro-economy, job-unemployment

The authors focus on skills development policies and their relative ineffectiveness since they are not properly distributed. They question the place of the private sector as a complementary solution to provide a real boost to this essential sector of the economy. Despite the action of the...

10 Jan 2011

Economic Growth and Development of Space in Singapore (2004)

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

The world in which we live is constantly changing, whether it is the movement of people from place to place, activities or, more virtual capital. These movements are combined with changes in the environment in which they operate. This combination led governments to adapt as things kept changing....

01 Dec 2010

A new economic model: Development, justice and freedom - Amartya SEN

Thesis - 5 pages - Humanities/philosophy

From the beginning of the industrial revolution, development has been seen as the accumulation of capital. Several economists have tried to expand it, considering this definition to be simplistic and harsh. Until the sixties, the "human factor" was included in the concept of productive...

21 Feb 2022

Sustainable Development: A holistic approach to natural resources management, Yacov Y. Haines (1992)

Book review - 3 pages - Ecology & environment

This paper written by Yacov woke the scientific community about environmental degradation. Every damage affects economic development. This situation opened debates to design new policies for the next generations. Recently, a report focused on some reflections about possible...

24 Jun 2022

Country risk: macro-financial economic model and crises

Worksheets - 8 pages - Economy general

Finance is widely viewed as a driver of growth, through various channels, but growth is also a driver of finance. Ross Levine, author of many studies of the subject, strongly supports that financial development is key in the overall development of a country.

19 Aug 2021

Introduction to economic principles and terminology

Course material - 20 pages - Theories and economic notions

Economics is currently in a phase of uncertainty: economics is not an exact science. There is a rising trade war between the US and mainly but not only China. The US also has trade disagreements with the EU and its partners in NAFTA (North American Free Trade Association: Canada and...

21 Aug 2014

Developing business skills

Case study - 4 pages - Business strategy

Every enterprise begins with an entrepreneur. Hence, the entrepreneur holds the key to the success or failure of a business. However, there is no definite definition of an entrepreneur. It can be a manager undertaking an activity. An entrepreneur can also be an agent of economic change...

10 Sep 2021

Environmental Law - Sustainable Development in South Africa

Essay - 4 pages - Environment law

The expression "sustainable development" has been used for years now. It is all about the promotion of people's well-being, the improvement of their life quality, especially in the long run. This means that what the current generation is doing has consequences on future generations....

13 Aug 2022

Global Business Economics and Finance - AmRest Holding SE

Case study - 13 pages - International economy

AmRest Holdings SE is a public limited company with operations in the global bar and restaurant industry. The firm's headquarters are in Madrid, Spain. AmRest enjoys market dominance in Eastern and Central Europe. It operates several subsidiary firms, including Burger King, Pizza Hut,...

18 Aug 2014

Electric Cars and the Economics of the Automobile Industry

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

One of the main themes of the contemporary society is environmental conservation. There has been a consensus that the rates of emission of pollutant need to reduce as well as the value of sustainable development and reduced reliance on fossil fuel to reduce the volume of carbon emissions...

08 Jan 2015

The worst economic crisis - Late 1970s to early 1980s

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

The worst economic crisis that happened in the world history occurred between the late 1970s spreading over the years to early 1980s. The USA was one of the world economies that were greatly hit by the economic downturn. The debts escalated and savings went down in the American...

08 Oct 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...

08 Oct 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...