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24 Jun 2022

Country Risk: Fiscal Policy and Public Debt

Course material - 6 pages - Economic politics

Governments refer to (elected) people who form the administrative body of a country. They are important because they take into account externalities and finance public goods (which the private sector would not want/manage to finance). Their objectives are : education, national defense, low crime,...

05 May 2009

The evolution, features, concepts, application and terminologies of fiscal policy

Thesis - 12 pages - Government finance

Fiscal policy can be explained as a policy executed by the government to produce desirable effect on national income, output and employment. There are two type of fiscal policy they are - Contractionary & Expansionary.It helps the government by creating an...

21 Feb 2022

European urban policies - A summary note on the urban agenda for the EU

Summary - 15 pages - Social sciences

Today more than half of the world's population lives in urban areas. This figure is projected to increase to 80% by 2050 (United Nations, 2019). Even though Cities are home to many complex, interlinked challenges (related to climate control, energy efficiency, pollution, and many more) they...

07 Aug 2018

Anatomy of the Russian disinformation campaign: understanding the complexity of a covert network as part of state policy and a military tool against Europe

Tutorials/exercises - 73 pages - Journalism

About two decades ago, it was impossible to imagine that foreign disinformation could actually affect the policy decision making or disturb social cohesion and solidarity in European countries. Back then, media outlets such as television, radio stations and newspapers enjoyed munificent...

10 Jan 2011

Comparison of the monetary policies of the American Federal fund (EDF) and the European Central bank (BCE)

Thesis - 7 pages - Economy general

Interest rates of the Fed are currently at an all-time low. The rates of the European Central Bank are at their lowest levels in history and on April 2, 2009, there was a further decline with a reduction to 1%.Indeed, monetary policy is an important instrument of control, and along with...

13 Jun 2013

Economics and Social Policy: The Keynesian Perspective

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

At the onset of civilization, it has always been the aim of surviving societies to establish a kind of welfare state- one that is able to deliver the basic necessities and services to its inhabitants through various modes available. The delivery of services includes, but not is limited to, those...

01 Oct 2008

Monetary policy and Inflation

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

The US economy has always seen turbulent cyclical effects of inflation and deflation. To gauge the balance between the two experts at the Federal Reserve has always adopted the traditional macroeconomic tool of monetary and fiscal policies. These policies depending on the nature of the...

13 Jan 2009

Has British public policy been Europeanised in the period since 1973?

Essay - 6 pages - Journalism

As Johan Olsen affirms ““Europeanization” is a fashionable but contested concept.” This term indeed occupies a lot of space in all studies about the European Union and more specifically about the domestic changes incurred by the member states through the dynamics of European...

30 Mar 2009

How Korea impacted American foreign policy throughout the second half of the twentieth century

Thesis - 9 pages - International relations

“It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear ” proclaimed General Douglas MacArthur on May 15, 1951 in...

11 Aug 2009

Did popular protest have any lasting influence on the Royal Policy in the 15th century?

Case study - 10 pages - Medieval history

This was a period of immense political change, both in the way the English people were viewed by the government, and in the way they thought of themselves within it. It was characterised by popular disturbances, pieces of critical literature and seditious speech, and a corresponding increase in...

17 Jul 2008

U.S. policy towards Israel and OPEC

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

The Arab oil embargo of 1973 had no significant effect in changing the United States pro-Israeli policies, as the threat of an economic sanction alone did not induce policy changes. The embargo did however influence U.S. policy changes toward OPEC member countries, especially in...

30 Jul 2008

U.S. immigration policy: Cuba vs. Haiti

Case study - 10 pages - International relations

United States immigration policy towards Haitian and Cuban immigrants is often discussed for its discrepancies. Historically, both countries have experienced political and economic instability that have inevitably led to massive out migration, a large portion of which headed towards the...

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,...

13 Jan 2009

Conservative and Labour Economic Policies

Essay - 17 pages - Political science

After World War II, a new economic philosophy called “Keynesianism” - different from the “laissez-faire” of old - became prevalent; to his main proponent, John Maynard Keynes (1883-1945), free operation of the market was a good thing but it might prove insufficient to ensure...

01 Dec 2008

Economic activity, investments and technological policy

Essay - 7 pages - Finance

The concept of competitiveness of the national economies and the viability of the national productive systems in the context of globalization focuses on the role of innovative competitive advantages, which are related to the technological know-how. The competitive advantages of low production...

29 Sep 2010

Public policies and Globalization: Classic liberalism, Economic Nationalism or Embedded liberalism?

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The last World Trade Organization summit illustrated the inability of governments to reach complete free trade agreements. The increasing number of cases of conflict presented to the Dispute Settlement Body of the WTO, shows that there is still a lot to do in the field of cooperation, and a...

16 Jan 2009

Do U.S. policies towards Egypt and the Muslim Brothers' success affect the democratization process?

Essay - 10 pages - International relations

9.11 attacks and the U.S. reaction to launch a war on terror in Afghanistan and Iraq, aside with the perpetuating Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the U.S policies toward Egypt triggered an increased popularity of Islamists. In the context of the up coming Anti-terrorist law due to be presented...

30 Jun 2011

Monetary Policy: Efficient Markets Hypothesis

Case study - 15 pages - Economy general

The efficient markets hypothesis does not constitute a good approximation to reality, and is often violated to a substantial degree in financial markets. The efficient markets hypothesis states that the price of every stock equals the value of the stock, so no stock is a better buy than any...

10 Feb 2021

The today health crisis poses the problem of its financing in large part by public debt - With the subprime crisis, how can the impact of such a cost be sustainable on the budget ?

Dissertation - 8 pages - International economy

According to an article published on April 28, 2020, in the newspaper Les Echos and written by Renaud Honoré, the current rate of French public debt is twice as high as that of the subprime crisis in 2008. In fact, we never reached these figures since the Second World War. European debt rules...

15 Jan 2009

The objectives of the macroeconomics policy critical and assessment in the South African economy

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

Although South Africa is regarded as an “economic powerhouse” in Africa and has a strong modern industrial and financial base, it faces severe developmental challenges: poverty, high level of inequality, unemployment…” (Fourie and Burger 2003: 4). The Human Development Index...

15 Jan 2021

The United States in the Economy

Course material - 25 pages - International economy

Globalization is a contest content, it can have a negative view; responsible of outsourcing, massive unemployment (Europe), positive view; eliminate discrimination, global general culture, universalism. A complex reality, positive & negative sides. Is a process of interaction and integration...

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 Mexico)....

30 Jul 2010

The objectives of the remuneration policy

Thesis - 5 pages - Human resources

Compensation is a major component of the employment contract between the employer and the employee. This fee is applicable in a legal and conventional context. It is also a part of the labor market that may be, favor of either party depending on the case and the time frame. It is especially...

30 Jul 2022

Towards a Kind of European Constitution? From the Saint-Malo Franco-British Meeting to the Lisbon Treaty (1998-2007)

Course material - 6 pages - Modern history

In 1998, Prime Minister Blair had to realize that the fact that GB did not participate in the Euro would actually marginalize her inside the European Union. He decided to recover the initiative, and to take up the subject of European defense, where GB could contribute in an important way, because...

15 Dec 2022

Foundations of Economics and Sociology Foundations of Economics

Course material - 25 pages - Economy general

It is within the multiple and different enterprises, which together define to a large extent a national economy, that the observation of economic and social facts is the most extensive and undoubtedly the most visible. The company is a reality that weaves its way through our daily lives because...

10 Aug 2022

Technology Industry in India

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

To begin with, we will talk about the history of India but without going too far back in time because what we are interested in is the part of the history that still has a significative impact on the current socio-economic situation which leads the Technology Industry in India including IT...

09 Jan 2009

How can the "crisis" of the Welfare States affect the policy of fight against poverty?

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

Since the end of the XVIIIth century, the disastrous consequences due to the Industrial Revolution and to “savage capitalism” on working conditions has been underlined through the rising resentment of the working class. That is why, in order to avoid social implosion and to control...

22 Jul 2008

Federal policy changes after 9/11

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

September 11, 2001 was a date that was very tragic for the American people since this was the date that America was attacked by terrorist groups using commercial airplanes to destroy the Twin Towers of New York and other federal buildings in America. Because of the tragic events that occurred...

28 Jun 2010

Policies and analysis of the liberalization of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Thesis - 7 pages - International relations

The International Monetary Fund and World Bank were both formed at an international conference held in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire (USA) in June 1944. The conference participants were keen to establish a framework for cooperation and economic development that would lay the groundwork for a more...

13 Jan 2009

British housing policies Case study: Impact on the social exclusion experienced by the Pakistani minority

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

Water and food are commonly accepted as the basic needs of life. Housing, by providing us a shelter, is also necessary so that you survive. Therefore it is also a fundamental need. However, every house should not only be a shelter, but also a real home. What makes a house a home is a complex...