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A 6 page historical view of John Maynard Keynes and Keynesian theory, the finer points of which are listed by economists—both Keynesian and post-Keynesian. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

5 pages in length. Robert Reich's The Work of Nations is an interesting analysis of the economy and how it can change and evolve. Of particular interest is Reich's explanation of high volume versus high value production, and the effects these can have on the economy of not only one nation, but of the global economy as well. ...

An 8 page research paper based on the article 'On the Contribution of Technology Shocks to Business Cycles' published in 1997. With the continued growth of the economy after 7 years of steady expansion, some economists were claiming that the classic business cycle is obsolete. Economists said that once before, too—in 1969, just before the ...

A 5 page paper discussing the potential business opportunities in China. Specifically, a tobacco company is reviewing evidence to determine if they should set up operations in China. The advantages and problems of doing business in China are discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 8 page paper looks at the role of prices and profit. In answering seven questions posed by the student the paper examines why governments will look to inelastic product or services if they wish to increase tax revenue, how prices can ration goods, the economic aspects of competition, oligopolies and monopolies as well as ...

This 7 page paper provides an overview of the country and a look at the business environment. Several issues are raised including scandals to erupt from the region. The economic stability of Costa Rica is discussed. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Business Economics

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper that responds to four questions presented by the student. The paper includes: a PEST analysis of higher education; and definitions/descriptions of price mechanism, supply curve, demand curve, short run and long run supply curves, fixed and variable costs and economies of scale. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 12 page paper agues that these two schools of macroeconomic thought are not as contradictory as assumed, and that in reality real world applications can be seen as a synthesis of these two models. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Business Economics

  • 8 page paper

This 8 page paper answers questions asked by the student demonstrating the way that demand or supply lines will move on a supply and demand graph as a result of different influential factors, the way that different costs can be used to calculate optimum production and the differences between tariffs and quotas. The bibliography cites ...

This 5 page paper examines the role of government in private business and attempts to determine if this is ethical and in accrodance with the free market system. Specifically, this paper examines the farming industry in order to illustrate many points. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 5 page paper considers two economic problems, uncertainty regarding growth and fear of increased interest rates in order to examine the impacts these problems will have on a business. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

This 7-page paper focuses on the economic theories of Joseph Schumpeter, how they challenged classical economics of the time, and whether they still apply to today's economic situations. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 7 page paper discussing how fiscal and monetary policy affects business activity. Both fiscal and monetary policy are effective in stimulating growth in a depressed economy, but monetary policy has the greatest immediate and short-term effect. Fiscal policy sets the nation’s tone, defining whether it is or is not friendly to business. ...

A 3 page paper answering 3 questions addressing the economic concepts of inflation, purchasing power, money and the consumer price index (CPI). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper discussing the working environment of a small software development company in light of the principal-agent relationship. The view at first glance at this 15-year-old software company is that the managers may not be doing their jobs in terms of closely monitoring workers, who, in this case, are actually quite productive ...

An 11 page paper discussing the difficulty of assessing the effect that business development has on the movement of property taxes in the local area. The issue of weighing the costs of economic development against its benefits would seem to be rather straightforward, but practice and research reveals it is not. The purpose ...

Trade and finance contributed to the rise of Great Britain as the centre of the international economy of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Aided chiefly by its Royal Navy and colonisation, as the United Kingdom, Great Britain became a global business based in world trade. The advantage of trade to economy is the ability of ...

A 3 page paper discussing the four phases of the business cycle, the boom-and-bust turns that lead capitalist economies through periods of recession, recovery, expansion and then back to recession. The business cycle has been operational literally for centuries, despite the fact that people who know better regularly try to proclaim it to be ...

This 5 page paper looks at three ways government intervenes--through regulation, redistribution and reallocation--and provides examples for each. The Microsoft and Visa/Mastercard antitrust suits are discussed. A discussion on policy with respect to redistributing funds between school districts is also included. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Filename: SA024Gov.rtf

This 4-page paper focuses on the concept that the robust GDP experienced by the U.S. during the early 1990s (and the increase in equity value) ended up eventually bringing down the business cycle during the latter part of the decade. The paper discusses why this was so, bringing in several theories of GDP-business cycle-investment relationships. ...

This 5 page paper considers the hypothetical situation of a 50% reduction in food stamps and determines the possible effects that this would have on food prices. Elasticity, cross elasticity and the power of substitutes are all discussed. The paper includes one graph and the bibliography cites 5 sources.

A 3 page paper assessing the likely course of interest rates between the end of 2004 and the end of 2005 into mid-2006. A company plans a business expansion for which it will need to borrow money, and it wants to originate its loan at the optimum time. The paper examines current economic ...

A 5 page paper assessing several points of economic consideration regarding the operation and potential expansion of a small, one-location swimming pool service and supply business. Questions address topics including elasticity of demand; law of diminishing return; economies of scale; potential price strategies; and business expansion possibilities. EPS is in an ideal position ...

Economic Essays

  • 14 page paper

14 pages. This economic report covers many different topics including the world economy for the last thirty years; changes in technology; NAFTA; free market economies; unions, GATT and the WTO, and many more general economics questions that will be useful in any economics course. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 12 page paper in two sections. The first discusses how National Bureau of Economic Research determines the presence of recession and dates when it begins and ends. The second section discusses the structure and function of the Federal Reserve, focusing on the action of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) that meets ...

A 3 page paper considering whether business would choose the free market or a managed economy in the case of a global crash and the possibility of starting over. Perhaps a controlled market would be tempting momentarily, but in the end business is more likely to opt for the free market. It is ...

A 3 page paper discussing economic indicators and the state of the economy during the first quarter of 2007. The purpose of the assessment is to discuss the effects of the macroeconomy on business activity. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 4 page paper looks at the five determinants of demand and considers the way in which they would be useful in strategic management of the business. Using the example of the bar the different determinants of demand and the way they can be used discussed, including influences of price, disposable income, advertising, complement in ...

A 5 page paper discussing the planning function of management as it applies to the mortgage industry in 2007. The paper discusses legal, ethical, and social responsibility issues and identifies three factors influencing management planning. Those three factors are the economy, price pressures and loan quality. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 3-page paper attempts to determine how game theory can be applied to an oligopoly situation. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 3-page paper discusses how management behavior can be tied into the profit maximization theory. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 3 page paper. Two forms of industry structure are described: perfect competition and market power. These are then applied to an article about oil prices. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 6 page paper deals with the economic issues related to the communications industries. Examples are given exemplifying the impact that the media has had on culture, predictions for the future, and discusses the consequences of concentration of this power in the communications industries.

Buying Corn in 2020

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper discussing changes in corn availability and pricing in the US in the year 2020, after most of the US corn production has been given to the production of biofuel in advance of the development of commercially-viable hydrogen-powered cars. The result is that there is a glut of corn available in ...

This 8 page paper is written in two parts. The first part of the paper looks at purchase power parity theory and portfolio balance model, explaining what they are and the way they may help to explain exchange-rate movements. The second part of the paper looks at portfolio balance model in more detail considering the ...

11 pages. This paper will be helpful to the student in researching the focus of the automobile industry, specifically that of AB Volvo. The future focus of the automobile industry as well as how the industry compares when considering Michael Porter's Five Forces of Competition analysis. The threat of new entrants, rivalry among existing competitors, and threat of ...

This 4 page paper response to 3 questions set by the student concerning the way firms will need to change during a recession. The discussion includes the way that firms may innovate, the potential for a firm to act aggressively to limit competition and how the commercial marketplace may have changed.

A 4 page paper assessing one economic effect of SB 1661, the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). The California law extends the federal Family Medical Leave Act that allows workers to take off up to 12 weeks from work for any reason included in the law. The California extension guarantees that the worker ...

A 4 page discussion of dichotomy that existed between precontact law and government in Native America and law and government as it was viewed by Europeans. The author contrasts natural law and legal positivism. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Participatory Economics

  • 30 page paper

A 30 page paper on the definition, historical perspective, development and application of particpatory economics in Japan and Islam. The paper posits that this signifies a change from the absolutist politics of Keynesian economics, while incorporating those and other economic theories through history. The reason postulated is that diverse cultures require diverse economic policies, ...

This 17 page analysis focuses on trends of the nineties in relation to the economic variables, with an emphasis on Australia, Britain and the U.S. Paper includes 4 graphs and 2 charts. Economic history of each country is also presented and a relationship is shown between the three. Similarities are emphasized. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

Experimental Economics

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper exploring the history and use of experimental economics in today's world. While the history of experiments is long in the field of economics, it is only in the last decade that the evidence collected has received any credibility, thus its uses are becoming wide-spread stretching into all arenas. One of ...

The Phillips Curve

  • 15 page paper

This is a 15 page paper that examines the definition and economic and political history associated with Phillips Curve. It outlines the relationship between unemployment and inflation as described by Phillips. It briefly looks at such concepts as Keynesian economics, natural rates of unemployment and NAIRU in relation to the concept of Phillips Curve. It ...

This 9 page paper examines Germany's relationship with, and involvement in, the European Union. This paper details the complex history of Germany from an economic standpoint and reveals how this history impacts Germany's involvement in the EU. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Interest Rates

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page paper looks at interest rates on mortgages and savings. A short history of the banking industry is included in this paper that contemplates why banks charge so much for loans. High interest rates on credit cards are discussed. Charts including various interest rates are included. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

15 pages in length. The Frito-Lay Company, a division of PepsiCo, Inc., has become the leading supplier of the nation's snack foods. This interesting company has seen vigorous growth throughout it's history, but has not been without its industry slumps, either. This paper presents an in-depth look at the industry background and ...

A 7 page paper discussing how interest rates and national economic growth are interrelated. Though called "the dismal science," economics provides a fascinating field of study, particularly in macroeconomics, that larger portion of the economy involving interest rates and GDP. Understanding the effect of interest rate manipulation also serves to make more sense of it. The paper ...

5 pages in length. A comprehensive financial analysis of the airline including market ratios and a brief company history. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

5 pages worth of trend charts displaying 1998 U.S. economic data. One chart displays the national deficit in a bar graph over the course of five years; others display trade statistics, in general and also for the Philippines and U.S. specifically. Several economic indicators are displayed each with a brief synopsis. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

11 pages in length. The concept of a rational society, in which the entire community is greatly influenced by principles its members completely and accept without challenge, has indeed proven to be one of the most powerful standards of our culture. There exist a great many economic philosophies by which people live their ...

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