Essays Tagged: "australian economy"

The Modified Market Economy, concentrated mainly on Australia

kind of economic system? How do governments influence economic decision making in such systems? Use Australian examples to illustrate your answer.A modified market economy is a market economy in which ... my in which there are varying amounts of intervention and property ownership by the government. The Australian economy would be classed as a modified market, as we have a certain degree of government ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.7 Sep/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Economic Reform/Policy Mix, Covers macro and micro economic reforms in Australia

my. In what ways is the Commonwealth government using fiscal and monetary policies to influence the Australian economy? What are the main features of the government's micro economic policy? Why is the ... rnment business enterprises (GBE) and deregulation of the financial market. The main roles that the Australian government plays today are to ensure:1) The efficient and even distribution of income (th ...

(7 pages) 286 1 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

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

iciency of use and allocation of Australia's resources'. This suggests that MER is about making the Australian economy work better for Australia's own benefit. It requires us to improve the use and al ... ensure we get the best use out of them. Currently, MER is taking place in three major areas of the Australian economy: internationalizing the domestic economy, domestic reform measures and reform of ...

(5 pages) 115 0 3.3 Oct/2002

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

Foreign Investment in Australia

ly important if Australia is to stay economically viable in terms of globalisation. It benefits the Australian economy in relation to international trading. T he injections of funds will support the e ... ed to be 'significant influence'). This investment comes in many forms: partners or shareholders of Australian companies, international expansion or stock acquisition when companies are floated on the ...

(12 pages) 297 0 3.7 Nov/2002

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

The Affects of Prime Minister Sir. Robert Menzies and the turn around of Austraila's economy during his stint as prime minister.

increase in prosperity that it raises the question: Was Sir Robert Menzies the sole reason why the Australian economy was so successful during the time he spent as Prime Minister or was it due to out ... ls more consistently then in any other parliamentary democracy outside of North America.In 1945 the Australian Council of Trade Unions established agreed with three major industrial demands: A substan ...

(6 pages) 82 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Decribe what and how the FOREX market works in Australia

e Foreign Exchange Market is the buying and selling of various currencies. The exchange rate of the Australian dollar is the price of 1 unit (1 dollar) expressed in terms of another currency. The 2 mo ... The trade-weighted index (TWI)The measure against the US dollar is important because trading of the Australian dollar in the Forex market is highly concentrated against the US dollar.The measure of th ...

(4 pages) 59 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Foreign investment vs Local content

Foreign investment vs Local content:effects on growth indicatorAustralian business must strive to improve the production of goods and services in the local economy ... ely small price to pay, in comparison with the amount of the foreign companies will invest into the Australian economy.The options available to preserve local ownershipRecognizing that increased of ca ... ve local ownershipRecognizing that increased of capital and technology would benefit Australia, the Australian government should encourages investment by non-Australian companies that contributes to e ...

(4 pages) 90 1 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What are the main features of the five sector circular flow model? How is equilibrium achieved and what implications does this have for policy makers?

like Australia's, and demonstrates the important relationships between the different sectors in the Australian market economy. It is the last circular flow model because it does not have any assumptio ... . The inter-relationships between these sectors create market economic conditions that affect every Australian.The model of the economy demonstrates that it literally works as a flow or a cycle. It ca ...

(4 pages) 107 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Australia's movement towards free trade

e Organisation and Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. One of the more unique features of the Australian economy has been their unilateral actions in reducing their own barriers across the board ... oard. While the benefits of these reductions are still an issue, the reform programs adopted by the Australian government resulted in many changes including structural changes and increased competitiv ...

(6 pages) 136 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

The Shallow Society of England as Seen by Dickens - Cartier Thamzi

mate force, cannot break the class system barrier.In Great Expectations, Dickens' cleverly uses the Australian economy, and social system to contrast that of the English beliefs of placement. He does ...

(4 pages) 29 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Australian dairy industry analysis. Includes the effect of deregulation of the industry

1 IntroductionThe Australian Dairy Industry consists of five main segments. These being farming, manufacturing, proces ... process and production costs, its international involvement, government policies in relation to the Australian dairy industry and finally the industries value to the Australian economy. The Australian ... e industry immediately following the production process, has increased to approximately 3.3 billion Australian dollars. The Gross farmgate value increases almost 60% to 7.5 billion Australian dollars ...

(9 pages) 86 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Austrlia - Balance of Payments and the pressure on the dollar

omestic product (GDP). Over the next five years, the comparison proved itself to be accurate as the Australian dollar lost over 40% of its value. Currently, there are signs that an even larger problem ... ed levels and led to unrealistic expectations.Why Look at the Balance of Payments?As we look at the Australian economy, we need to consider the balance of payments. The current account and the capital ...

(3 pages) 74 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Is Steve Irwin a Responsible Parent?

ve Irwin carried out an act that was in his best judgement as an environmentalist, conservationist, Australian icon and passionate family man. Now it has everyone from the international media, Workpla ... come to Australia. In 2000 - 01, the inbound tourism sector contributed about $17.1 billion to the Australian economy. Inbound tourism accounts for 11.2 per cent of Australia's total export earnings, ...

(3 pages) 26 1 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Drought and the Australian Economy-

Drought and the Australian Economy-2002/03IntroductionAustralia's economic performance was mixed during the drought. ... performance was mixed during the drought. Some parts of the economy expanded due to the competitive Australian dollar and other parts where effected due to the severe drought and other world issues in ... ism uncertainties and tourism down turn.The following are some negative and positive effects on the Australian economy during the recent drought period.Negative EffectsGrain production was reduced by ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Crisis in Australian History - Australian history: Towards a Marxist analysis.

30s. Some of the material here is a bit out of date, but what the heck.During the past century, the Australian economy has experienced two periods of extremely severe economic collapse: the depression ... despite cyclical downturns, continued almost unchecked for forty years.This was the period in which Australian society as we know it was largely developed. The population rose from around 400,000 to o ...

(21 pages) 64 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Microeconomic Reform

of employment opportunities, improving export competitiveness, and increasing the resilience of the Australian economy to adverse shocks (P.J. Forsyth, Microeconomic Reform in Australia, 1992). Prior ... formAreas that have been subject to MER include (Productivity Commission, Microeconomic Reforms and Australian Productivity: Exploring the Links, 1999):The labour market - award restructuring, enterpr ...

(7 pages) 93 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Workplace health and safety laws and issues in Australia (responsibilties of employer/employees)

PROBLEM?Each year, 650,000 workers suffer a work-related injury or illness. That's one in every 12 Australian workers. At least 120,000 of these injured or ill workers require more than five days off ... number of deaths each year from motor vehicle accidents. Each year, around 430 fatalities occur in Australian workplaces as a result of traumatic accidents - the remainder of deaths are linked to wor ...

(4 pages) 139 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"The history of the poor in Australia reveals that state interventions to ameliorate poverty are misguided."

re misguided.Pre 1960'sThe state has played a large role in the facilitation and development of the Australian economy. Secure in the knowledge that large sums of money were available from London and ... red by the historians and the State due to the political and white social and cultural wants. Early Australian history focuses on the images of a bountiful country, where one could get rich if they wo ...

(6 pages) 51 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Austarlia's current trading position

(D.F.A.T. 2003). The purpose of this paper is to examine the nature and importance of trade to the Australian economy. In particular, the scope of this paper will be confined to the benefits of trade ... international tradeThe importance that Australia places on trade can be attributed to the fact that Australians are not able to produce all the goods and services required by Australian consumers (DFA ...

(7 pages) 80 0 3.0 Dec/2004

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

A comparision between the Swiss and Australian economy

t is stable unlike Australia which has tended to get to very big booms and also very big busts. The Australian economy has to regulate its dollar to help exports of its resources; the prices of which ... rates to keep inflation in check. From this simple comparison we can already see that the Swiss and Australian Economy is very different and that their responses to different issues would naturally be ...

(5 pages) 50 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers