Essays Tagged: "Economic"

What are the assumptions behind the model of a perfectly competitive industry in long-run equilibrium?

conomist's model of perfect competition is highly theoretical, but is does provide a useful tool of economic analysis. In perfect competition the industry is made up of a large number of small firms, ...

(4 pages) 134 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

5 sector model RE the Economy.

Economics is so complex and there are so many different paths the economy can take, that the 5 secto ... njections. ie: S + T + M = I + G + XThe federal government uses the fiscal policy to try to control economic fluctuation. The government budgets for either a surplus or a deficit depending on the curr ... budgets for either a surplus or a deficit depending on the current economic situation. To slow down economic growth, the government budgets for a surplus where government spending is less than tax rev ...

(2 pages) 50 0 1.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Adam Smith "Wealth of Nations" The benefit of division of labor to society.

Adam Smith is often accused of propounding an economictheory based solely on self-interest and individual welfare,however Smith's own writings ind ... ows he was notsimply interested in individual welfare was his argument forthe abolition of slavery. Economically slavery provided afree labor force that benefited the slave holdersextensively allowing ... without sacrificing the needs of thepeople. Smith provides a capitalistic "Utopia" if whichnatural economic laws, such as supply and demand, govern aneconomy which benefits all actors from the lowlie ...

(3 pages) 184 0 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An Analysis of the theories of Neoclassical and Political Economy and the practicality of each.

alities, those of rich or poor families, to those who may or may not be educated. The ways in which economics and societies intermingle dictates virtually every part of our lives, from what we wear an ... mber of inconsistent variables. For instance, one of the assumptions made by Neoclassicists is that economic actions are undertaken by rational individuals using all available information to maximize ...

(6 pages) 110 0 2.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Analysis of the Economic Advisory Council

that determines if the group is very successful or just gets by. Within a group like the Council of Economic Advisors (CEA), it is important to avoid groupthink. Forming an effective council takes har ... ends of a successful team are immeasurable.Some of the initial criteria that I would use to form an economic advisory group for President Bush would be to find individuals that are at the top of their ...

(4 pages) 64 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Adam Smith Wealth of Nations Book One review.

In the book, Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith believes the government should not control economic activity but should take more of a laissez-faire outlook. He believes that the economy can ... labor.In chapter three of book one, Smith describes geography and why it is an important factor in economic history. He stated that the standard of living is related to safe-water transporting. The s ... the masters."The purpose of Wealth of Nations is so that people can understand the fundamentals of economics according to Adam Smith. Smith realizes mercantilism is failing because society is not pro ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Adam Smith's Invisible Hand

Adam Smith is a fountainhead of modern economic thought. Smith is often regarded as the father of economics, and his writings have been eno ... invisible hand." In 1776, Adam Smith published The Wealth of Nations, a book that was clearly about economics and that inspired a large number of books, pamphlets, and articles in the next 50 years. B ... ge number of books, pamphlets, and articles in the next 50 years. Before this book most ideas about economics were scattered in writings that were mostly about politics or ethics or philosophy, not in ...

(10 pages) 123 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Advantages and Disadvantages of Globalization.

best interest of all states involved, while others believe that increasing modern trade and global economic relations is harmful in many ways. While globalization marks a move in the direction of a m ... ult, issues of globalization and free trade are surrounded by an excited debate and controversy.The economic demands of globalization have made countries less independent, making them incapable of tak ...

(2 pages) 172 0 4.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

America's Great Depression.

ted capitalism is not the best in the world, and that only a massive welfare state, huge amounts of economic regulation, and other Interventions can save capitalism from itself. Among the many myths s ... that lead up to the stock market crash and the subsequent depression. Although there are many macroeconomics schools of thought, this paper will be concentrating on two initially, Keynesian economics ...

(6 pages) 125 0 3.4 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

Analyse the impact of the key external environmental influences on HRM, using examples to illustrate.

of any changes; and be proactive in implementing policies and programs to deal with such challenges.Economic EnvironmentThe economic environment has a major impact on business in general and the manag ... ment has a major impact on business in general and the management of human resources in particular. Economic conditions affect supply and demand for products and services, which, in turn, have a drama ...

(16 pages) 622 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Advantages and Disadvantages of Globalisation

the public in the first world but compared to the locally run companies they are much better.Since economic theory states that individuals as well as countries should specialise on the things they ca ... it from globalisation.Sources:Thomas L. Friedman; The World Is FlatN. Gregory Mankiw; Principles Of EconomicsBob Ortega; In Sam We Trust - The Untold Story of Sam Walton and How Wal-Mart Is Devouring ...

(3 pages) 180 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Article Review - GDP

ancial plan proposed by the president on how to get the nation out of debt. The GDP is the value of economic production. Government spending is how political figures spend the nation's money, includin ... 2005), Andrew Taylor reviews the American government's numbers and what they means for the nation's economic future.Article SummaryAndrew Taylor states, "The federal deficit hit $319 billion for the b ...

(4 pages) 140 1 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


phy: on average NSW ($482 p/w) and TAS ($391) (2000).COSTS & BENEFITS OF INCOME INEQUALITY•Economic Benefits:* Encourage labour force to improve their education & skills – better rew ... EG* Encourage entrepreneurs to accept more risks – vital to increase productive capacity•Economic Costs:* Inequality can reduce EG* Reduces consumption & investment* Increased poverty & ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Article Analysis Paper

According to Colander (2004), Economics is defined as the study of the steps of the production of products, how they are distribut ... y in which goods and services are produced and distributed, and income generated and allocated.MicroeconomicsAccording to Colander (2004), Microeconomics is defined as the study of the behaviour of in ... According to Colander (2004), Microeconomics is defined as the study of the behaviour of individual economic actors, firms, workers, consumers, investors. Microeconomics focuses on the individual deci ...

(4 pages) 344 0 4.5 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Article Analysis

uly to understand trends in consumption patterns, one must first understand the basic principles of economics. Some of the key terms that will be discussed during this course will be:•Economics: ... s that will be discussed during this course will be:•Economics: According to Colander (2008), "Economics is the study of how human beings coordinate their wants and desires, given the decision-ma ...

(4 pages) 88 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Article Analysis Paper

In beginning the University of Phoenix's Principles of Microeconomics, the ECON365 course, it is necessary to be able to comprehend the terminology. Key basic c ... course, it is necessary to be able to comprehend the terminology. Key basic concepts include terms, economics, microeconomics, law of supply, and law of demand. By developing a thorough understanding ... ping a thorough understanding of what each term is, one can begin to discuss the principles of microeconomics more accurately and efficiently. This paper will use the article Supply and Demand by Cona ...

(4 pages) 75 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Applying International Trade Concepts Paper

PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT �2� Applying International Trade Concepts PapernameECO/372: Macroeconomicsdateinstructor�Applying International Trade Concepts PaperIn the University of Phoen ... other than business, which can make things more efficient.�ReferencesColander, D. C. (2008). Economics (7th ed.). Burr Ridge, IL: Irwin/McGraw-Hill.InfoUSA. (2003). The pros and cons of pursuin ...

(5 pages) 41 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Article Analysis

E \* MERGEFORMAT �1� Article AnalysisUniversity of PhoenixECO/365: Principles of MicroeconomicsOctober 19, 2009�Article AnalysisEconomists "study changes occurring in specific cou ... c countries or individual sectors of an economy; some ask fundamental questions about the nature of economic decisions; some address proposals to change government policies" (Undergraduate Economics, ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Economic Problem

Dear Grandpa,Last year you encouraged me to opt for the business/economics subject option. You told me that it would be very helpful for me even though I was complet ... and am thoroughly enjoying our current unit in the subject. Let me tell you about our new topic in economics and about opportunity cost, scarcity and factors of production.The basic economic problem ... re unlimited because they grow and evolve while means of fulfilling needs are limited. To solve the economic problem is the basis of the economic activity of people. For example, for inhalation of air ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Customer choice

r's motives. The four main factors that influence customer choice are psychological, sociocultural, economic and government. Psychological factors Psychological factors are influences within an indi ... e rank in society, based on his or her education, income or occupation. Marketers realise that socioeconomic status plays a significant role in customer behaviour. Luxury automobiles such as Mercedes- ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing