Essays Tagged: "economic activity"

Economy of 1996

To investigate the state of the Canadian economy, it is very useful to trackCanada's six major economic goals: economic growth, economic stability, economicefficiency, economic equity, viable bal ... Canadian economy is in. In 1996-1997, Canada isin slight recession and is only meeting the goals of economic stability, and viable balanceof payments.Canada can be said to be in a period of slight rec ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Types of unemployment

workers unemployed also shows how well a nation's human resources are used and servesas an index of economic activity. Economists have described the types of unemploymentas frictional, structural, and ... yment does not cause as great a hardship as it once did.Measures to stabilize the economy have made economic downturns briefer and lesssevere.

(2 pages) 189 1 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The ecomomic growth of Sugar in the United States.

duces about 8 million tons (7.25 million tons) of sugar a year. "This provides $21.1 billion of the economic activity in 42 states." Florida, Hawaii, and Louisiana are major producers of cane sugar. T ... ke to buy at alternative prices" (World Book, see Demand). According to Jack Roney, The director of Economics and policy analysis for the American Sugar Alliance, believes that the consumers have not ...

(2 pages) 76 0 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies


n according to Riccardo Petrella is a new trend that leads the world towards an unequal division of economic activity and development. If current forms of globalization remain unchanged the already ex ... adization is a more correct word describing the present state of global growth. De-linking the less economically developed countries is a clear problem. The consequence of trade only between the three ...

(6 pages) 254 1 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Transport System in Dublin

handise imports and exports together accounting for 137% GNP-The dispersed nature of population and economic activity-The importance of inward investment and natural resource-based economic activity t ... ctive sea & air transport supported by the necessary infrastructure are crucial for sustainable economic growth and employment creation-Sea is the dominant mode of access transport for merchandise ...

(13 pages) 110 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Transmission Mechanism and its Lag and Uncertainty.

changes in the cash rate, which influence other interest rates and affect the level of spending and economic activity in the country. Nevertheless, changes to the cash rate do not immediately affect t ... n inflation. Thus, when the Federal Reserve changes interest rates now, their decisions will affect economic conditions in approximately a year from the time of the change.A simple process of monetary ...

(18 pages) 178 1 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Adam Smith vs. Karl Marx.

he mercantilist economy and advocated the classical economy. Smith disagreed with the regulation of economic activity by the State in the interests of the merchant classes. He proposed a free, competi ... member that this is the industry producing the goods most highly valued by consumers, so in general economic well-being is increased.One extremely positive aspect of a market-based economy is that it ...

(4 pages) 220 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The mexican economy, the causes and characteristics of growth.

The Mexican economy, The causes and characteristics of growthEconomic policyMexico's National Development Plan proposes the following strategy guidelines to prom ... ary source of funds to advance productive investment.2)Establish conditions that favor and preserve economic agents' confidence in, and the stability of, the future evolution of economic activity.3)Pr ... tability of, the future evolution of economic activity.3)Promote the efficient use of resources.the economic strategy that has been in place for the last 18 years is not delivering for the majority of ...

(3 pages) 144 0 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Current Economics Conditions in the United States.

The impressive performance of the U.S. economy persisted in the first half of 2000 with economic activity expanding at a rapid pace. Overall rates of inflation were noticeably higher, larg ... off greater price pressures. Because price stability is essential to achieving maximum sustainable economic growth, heading off these pressures has been critical to extending the extraordinary perfor ... hese pressures has been critical to extending the extraordinary performance of the U.S. economy.The Economic Forces at WorkThe Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor today reported ...

(6 pages) 383 0 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

This essay is about globalization. The good, bad and how it affects the world.

finition according to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC):"Globalization is about worldwide economic activity - about open markets, competition and the free flow of goods, services, capital an ... develop the lives of people. In the same way the ICC will see how globalization will benefit people economically. It would be wise to say that globalization can be thought of in many ways but it basic ...

(7 pages) 911 0 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Child Labour.

ld, there are about 246 million children between the ages of 5 to 17 being employed in some form of economic activity. Among them, 179 million children -one in every eight children in the world - are ...

(1 pages) 66 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse


Six key variablesYou can get a very good idea of the pulse of economic activity by looking at only six key economic variables: six variables that together give a ... ecessities, conveniences, and luxuries of life.U.S. Real GDP per WorkerMeasured at 1995 prices, all economic forecasts are that U.S. real GDP per worker--the total value of all final goods and service ... P per worker at 1995 prices was some $13,000 according to standard estimates.Other features of macroeconomic history are visible on the graph below--the Great Depression of the 1930s, the World War II ...

(6 pages) 524 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

With Reference to at least three companies of your choice, critically evaluate Dunning's Eclectic Paradigm as a framework explaining the reasons why companies engage in Foreign Direct Investment.

nison with the overall decline in trade barriers, help to make possible the internationalisation of economic activity and also the development and geographic spread of companies (Dicken pp 120, Adapte ... foreign market from the home environment via exporting. LSA's can be classified under three types; economic, social and political. Economic advantages include quantities and quality of factors of pro ...

(12 pages) 348 2 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Globalization: Case Studies

"Globalization is about worldwide economic activity - about open markets, competition and the free flow of goods, services, capital an ... rding to International Chamber of Commerce] The ICC recognizes that globalization can be beneficial economically, but fails to realize the atrocities in the Global South that make these economical gai ... wered: are the peoples of the Global South exploited? Are cultures being disregarded? What are some economical advantages? Answering these questions give one an idea of where one stands on the Globali ...

(5 pages) 167 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Globalisation - "Describe the main features of the global economy and examine the nature and extent of interdependence between economies."

al village. This not only means that international influences may have a large impact on aspects of economic activity, but because of this interrelation, synchronization between economies may also occ ... largest economy dubbed the "growth engine" United States experienced a downturn in their levels of economic activity. Due to this close linkage between economies, any changes to one economy may have ...

(9 pages) 442 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Economic Growth and environmental problems

Economic Growth and environmental problemsThe industrial revolution, which began around 1750, ushere ... environment around us is becoming worse and worse. According to Booth (1991, p.552), the" long-run economic growth relies on the creation of new industries and new forms of economic activity, these n ... ms of economic activity create new kinds of environmental problems". Focusing on these aspects, the economic growth will bring about serious environmental problems such as water pollution, air polluti ...

(4 pages) 180 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

The goal of this paper is to discuss the origin and role of the International Monetary Fund.

e held at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire. Representatives of 45 governments agreed on a framework for economic cooperation designed to avoid a repletion of the disastrous economic policies that had cont ... us economic policies that had contributed to the Great Depression of the 1930's. During the 1940's, economic activity in the major industrial countries weakened. Countries attempted to defend their ec ...

(5 pages) 199 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

National Stategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development in Australia

pment, we should be able to reduce the likelihood of serious environmental impacts arising from our economic activity. The number of divisive and damaging confrontations which have characterised some ... in the planet's ecological means. The Report also made it clear that the world's current pattern of economic growth is not sustainable on ecological grounds and that a new type of development is requi ...

(16 pages) 159 1 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


IntroductionThe Bahamas has traditionally been a vibrant resilient heaven of economic activity despite its limitations of natural resources. As entrance to the Free Trade Area o ... amian workforce.·To examine the Free Trade Area of the Americas' proposed impact on Bahamian economic growth.Personally I have mixed feelings about the FTAA because I feel as though it will hav ... ducers throughout the hemisphere. The FTAA's objectives are to promote prosperity through increased economic integration and free trade among countries of the region, to maximize market openness, to p ...

(28 pages) 194 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The inflation of Macau

the last two years, led to increases in real interest rates, which in turn contributed to sluggish economic activity. The unemployment rate increased over the period, unemployment rate rise gradually ... sumer price index) of Macau until 2001. As indicated by the changes in the four variables, positive economic growth of Macau was established when prices deflated during 2000 and 2001. Intuitively, thi ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics