Essays Tagged: "economic benefits"

What are the reasons for, and costs and benefits of microeconomic reform for Australia? Evaluate its effectiveness.

ity and competitiveness of the economy. It appears that the social costs of MER have outweighed the economic benefits. However the positive aspects of reform can be seen more readily in the long-term, ... ng-term, if we can control the rate at which reform occurs, and share the benefits more evenly.Microeconomic reform is defined as 'the changes in government policy directed at improving the efficiency ...

(5 pages) 115 0 3.3 Oct/2002

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

Wedding and Marriage Customs of the Chinese Culture

completely ridiculous. The act of marriage is merely a collaboration of families who now have more economic benefits; the ceremonies are merely celebrations of their economic growth.There is very lit ... mily. Now the groom's family has an extra hand around the house, and if they're lucky, they'll have economic advantages from their new daughter-in-law's family. Therefore, the wedding is essentially a ...

(3 pages) 98 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Comparitive study of canada and the US economically and politically

e average American knows little about our Canadian neighbors. Little is known about Canada being an economic powerhouse or as a member of the G7 countries; Canada holds its own weight economically.Can ... ; Canada holds its own weight economically.Canada's economy resembles the US in its market-oriented economic system, as well as its patterns of industry, and high living standards. The Canadian econom ...

(6 pages) 152 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

On the Role of Illegal Immigrants in Sustaining a Developed Society

ugees who have come to Britain in fear of their lives and 'bogus' immigrants only interested in the economic benefits that Britain can provide. The focus placed on the importance of keeping our countr ... less society where aspiration in citizens is encouraged but not facilitated and non-citizens are an economic necessity. If Britain's two-tier democracy comprised of citizens and non-citizens is unacce ...

(5 pages) 129 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Kansas-Nebraska Act .

he West coast and wished to have it pass through the Midwest so that these states could realize the economic benefits that a railroad would bring. A railroad linking the Midwest to the coasts would al ... if slavery was allowed in the territories. They feared that the expansion of slavery and all of its economic consequences would engulf the North. This notion enraged Southerners and united the South b ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Value of a College Education.

ege, I made a list of pros and cons on this subject and I focused on two main areas: the social and economic benefits. I wanted to finish college for a sense of accomplishment and a confidence booste ... ancial commitment, college had to mean more to me than a "feather in my cap."Both the social and economic benefits are very important. I started with the economic reasons. First, there was the in ...

(2 pages) 271 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Smart Card Advantages. What are the advantages of smart cards?

mission devices such as magnetic-stripe cards, smart cards offer enhanced security, convenience and economic benefits. In addition, smart card-based systems are highly configurable to suit individual ... Benefit Transfer cards, and university ID cards that are also used to pay for food and photocopies.Economic BenefitsSmart cards reduce transaction costs by eliminating paper and paper handling costs ...

(2 pages) 99 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Financing the Mozal Proect - What solution would you recommend to the IFC? How would this strategy help Mozambique? What are some weaknesses of this strategy? What are its outweighing strengths?

al. Investment in the project on the part of the IFC would generate valuable social, financial, and economic benefits, not only for the people and government of Mozambique but on a more global level a ... for AIDS, the main epidemic of Mozambique. Thirdly, investment by the IFC will act as a catalyst to economic development in the area by strengthening trade, investment, and industrial relations betwee ...

(4 pages) 161 1 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Dear British Foreign minister

uld gain by joining the confederacy to crush the Union invading forces.Great Britain will gain huge economic benefits if she were to aid us in our war. Obviously the union still has a grudge against G ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Management Social Responsibility

ndustrial revolution, a certain amount of tension has existed between business and society over the economic benefits provided by business and perceived negative consequences of business activity (Doo ... nsibility which have impacts on the financial performance; they are The Classical View and The Socioeconomic View. As proposed by Robbins et al (2003), the classical view holds that management's only ...

(10 pages) 388 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

UK-Wind Power 2015

le to achieve the target of 10% of electricity demand from wind power with environmental and social economic benefits and a source sustainable energy. However there needs to be a better perception wit ... n is more difficult and costly; and*Marine environment is much more corrosiveEnvironment and Social EconomicsAs previously stated the environmental issues related to wind power are generally more posi ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The benifits of free trade

f supporting multilateral trade liberalization is consistent with well-established conclusions from economic reasoning and empirical evidence about the benefits of trade to all participating countries ... of trade to all participating countries.Benefits from Increased Exports and ImportsThe most-direct economic benefits from international trade arise from the fact that countries are not all the same i ...

(11 pages) 543 2 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Critically evaluate how companies have responded to environmental issues over he last 10 years in at least two of the following / areas of commercial activity:

nce and finance.Over the last 20 years in particular exploitation of fossil fuels has created large economic benefits, but at what costs?!The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development ( ... ling.Nuclear energy has had a lot of investment and subsidy; however it has had great technical and economic failure, and is one of the most expensive alternatives to fossil fuels. The dangers have be ...

(8 pages) 188 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Gay Marriage

rights that legally married couples enjoy. These rights and privileges include tax breaks and other economic benefits that once only pertained to married heterosexual couples. This piece of legislatio ...

(3 pages) 143 1 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


ust has been floating around, between businesses and the society. The society questions whether the economic benefits, provided by those businesses, are not leaving any negative consequences on the lo ... y between two extremes. At one extreme, there is the Classical View that states that business is an economic institution directed towards profit whose only responsibility to society is to provide good ...

(9 pages) 375 3 4.9 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Starbucks Corporation.

Starbucks Experience" while conducting its business in ways that produce social, environmental and economic benefits for communities in which it does business. "Starbucks purchases and roasts high-qu ...

(12 pages) 1168 0 4.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A report examining the various marketing channels in the tourism sector and the changes that have taken place in them after the advent of information technology.

t is important for the industry to focus on social and environmental benefits of tourism as well as economic benefits of tourism. This does not mean that economic benefits are independent from social ... mean that economic benefits are independent from social and economic benefits. In fact, sustainable economic development can be achieved only if social and environmental factors are taken into conside ...

(7 pages) 148 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Eduction and the importance for the economy.

provements in nutrition, health and housing as contributing factors in increasing human capital. In economic jargon it is said, spending to increase the stock of human capital should be viewed as inve ... elaying paid employment for extra years in education. Generally, the human capital theory, delivers economic benefits to the individuals through higher wages therefore groups of individuals (the natio ...

(3 pages) 64 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Tourism's economic benefits are well known, but concern has been rising over its environmental and social impacts: Cyprus.

Tourism's economic benefits are well known, but concern has been rising over its environmental and social impa ... almost tripled and have expanded by over 50% since then, the highest growth rate of any mainstream economic activity. "Today tourism is regarded as an integral part of the society and economy in term ... ieson & Wall, 1982, p.1). It is an important and sensitive industry and a principal element for economic development and growth. The economic impact of tourism has rendered the industry to be cons ...

(13 pages) 161 0 3.4 Mar/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A company symbol or logo was developed by a consultant at a cost of $250,000. How should this transaction be recorded and reported?

t, an asset is a resource controlled by the entity as a result of past events and from which future economic benefits are expected to flow to the entity, two liabilities are those present obligation o ... interest in the assets of the entity after deducting all its liabilities, four income increases the economic benefits during the accounting period in the form of inflows or enhancements of assets that ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting