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13 Jan 2014

Socio Economic Factors Influencing Delinquency

Case study - 7 pages - Educational studies

Contemporary delinquency theories can be deployed in supporting economic deprivation as a contributing factor in elucidating many crimes, though it is directly linked to property crimes like theft (Borraz & González, 2011). However, this does not imply that the cause-and-effect...

13 Jul 2009

Obesity in North America: Assessing the socioeconomic factors

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

Obesity has become a North American epidemic that is closely associated with the stereotypical overindulgence of western culture. Unfortunately, the prevalence of obesity is on the rise. In fact, “currently, more that half of Canadian adults are obese or overweight (more than 5 million...

22 Oct 2014

Discuss the main microeconomic environmental factors affecting the junior mineral resource industry

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

This report is to discuss the main microeconomic environmental factors affecting the junior mineral resource industry. To avoid confusion the report will concentrate on the junior exploration mineral industry versus the mining industry. The mining industry is directly related to the junior...

08 Aug 2022

The United States and the World: demography and energy in the world as predictable long-term factors

Course material - 11 pages - World geography

The current policy, and even more the future policy of any country is difficult to assess, because it depends on a lot of factors, many of them (public moods, politics, personalities) being of a transient nature. But the current and future policy of any country also depends largely on...

07 Nov 2014

Applied Investment - Financial and Economic Context

Case study - 10 pages - Finance

Every single investor is interested in maximizing investment returns while simultaneously minimizing risk subjected to the investment. Consequently, investors prefer committing their resources in receptive economic systems free from uncertainties that may hamper their anticipated returns....

30 Jan 2017

Investigation of the factors and forces that promote internationalization of firms - A case study of Wal-Mart stores Inc.

Case study - 67 pages - International marketing

The world is more independent in recent time more than ever and changes occur constantly. Due to such changes, most of the organizations with the potential to grow tend to take their operations to foreign countries away from their home country through internalization. The level at which a firm...

24 Mar 2015

Chanel Bags Company micro-economic analysis

Case study - 4 pages - Business strategy

There various factors that affect the demand and supply of channel bags, in this case, leather bags will be the specification. The major factor affecting demand of these Channel bags is price. Every time there is change in the prices of these channel bags there is always a movement...

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 to the...

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...

06 Nov 2014

Human Resource Approach during Economic Downturn

Case study - 15 pages - Human resources

The contemporary environmental dynamisms present new and unpredictable economic patterns translating into new challenges for organizations already struggling to keep pace with the market volatility. While the general entrepreneur agrees that the risks are abound during turbulent times, the...

16 Feb 2015

Economic Growth and Construction Industry in Libya

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

The sector of construction is ranked as a vital factor that influences policies of the economy in countries that are still developing like Libya. The sector entails backward and forward linkages with various sectors of the economy. In other words, they are dependent on each other....

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....

12 Nov 2014

How and to what extent the new economic geography explains industry specialization patterns in Europe?

Case study - 8 pages - Geography

The discipline of economic geography is concerned with the impact of the geophysical, social, and political environments on political activities (Hodder & Lee, 1974). It addresses the influence of location, distribution, and spatial organization of economic activities on...

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 parts...

08 Aug 2022

Employee protection and economic liberalism in the US: does the search for a balance still make sense?

Essay - 6 pages - Labor law

American history, such as most countries nowadays in the world” history, has been through several periods of crucial changes, socially, economically and in general, politically. Very frequently, this also led to some changes in the legislation that was applied and evolved through most...

24 Mar 2015

Measurement indicators of economic efficiency

Case study - 5 pages - Sports

Before analyzing the measures of economic efficiency sponsorship, we must remember that the ultimate goal is to increase business revenue. Sponsorship is a real strategy for businesses. In times of sponsorship operation, and if the growth of the company exceeds the periods without...

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,...

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 Nov 2014

Islamic finance and its come back after the last economic crash

Case study - 4 pages - Criminal law

The economic crash took place between 2007 and 2008. It originated from the United States. It is the worst economic crisis that has ever hit the world up to today. It has become a global issue, hitting economies in all countries. It has led to the fall or decline in the economies,...

17 Apr 2015

Economic theory: Brief study

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Schools of economic thought correspond not only systematized sets and interconnections of theoretical principles, it also corresponds to the systems of ideas and values, committed to ethical, political and social issues. Therefore, they do not have the direction and results of scientific...

22 Jan 2020

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...

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...

20 Oct 2014

Economic Theory of Organizations

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

World Vision began its operations in 1950 as a child-focused, community-based, integrated and interconnected Christian relief organization whose aim is to eradicate poverty by providing basic amenities like food and shelter to orphaned children all over the world. Over the years World Vision has...

23 Aug 2012

Can the onset of the fall of fertility in Europe be related to the economic and social circumstances of the individual countries at the time?

Case study - 10 pages - Modern history

Understanding the onset of the fall of fertility in Europe requires understanding of changes in mortality as it is understood that "the beginning of mortality decline generally precedes that of fertility". The 'demographic transition' saw the average number of births per women fall from...

13 Jan 2009

How and why has the adoption of free market economic policies affected the consolidation of democracy?

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

“Economic factors have significant impact on democratization but they are not determinative.” (Huntington 1991: 59). To Huntington, there is a clear link between economy and democracy as a form of regime, bond that few people could deny nowadays. Actually, this bond can be...

11 May 2009

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...

24 Aug 2009

Critical evaluation of the significance of PEST factors in organizational strategic planning

Thesis - 5 pages - Management

PEST factors refer to the political factors, economic factors, societal factors and technological aspects that determine the outcome of business prospects in organizations. It is always important for a business entity to carry out an assessment and evaluation of...

29 Sep 2010

The gender gap in the ownership and control of property is the single most critical contributor to the gender gap in economic well-being, social status, and empowerment'

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

Before the 1970s, women were practically invisible: they were relegated to the family and the domestic world. However since the middle of this same decade, the gender issue has become an increasingly theme within the development concern. Globalization not only affects men but women as well,...

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...

06 Apr 2010

An empirical study on the relationship between outsourcing determinant factors and outsourcing performance in Korea

Essay - 10 pages - Business strategy

The Outsourcing Industry has grown at a swift pace and evolved over time, and the Global IT Outsourcing market has shown signs of a steady growth. The domestic IT Outsourcing market is also no exception. The domestic IT Outsourcing industry is characterized by a bigger share of a captive market...