Essays Tagged: "british economy"

Positive Impact of British Imperialism on India

The British Imperialism had a positive impact on India. When they had conquered India in 1858, India was ... the western world, except for trade with the Greeks. THey ruled through the East India Company. The British did not do much for Indian Economy. In fact, taxes were raised and famine was the aftereffec ... my. In fact, taxes were raised and famine was the aftereffects of it.In the earth 19th century, the British encouraged agriculture, which decreased nomads and pastors. The British took up a logging op ...

(3 pages) 81 0 2.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

What are the true benefits of a national minimum wage; a) for the employees b) for the employers

he very controversial National Minimum Wage, which has recently (April 99) been introduced into the British Economy for the first time. In the preceding work I will be undertaking a research review of ... ent.I would now like to give a brief introduction to the minimum wage and it's application into the British Economy. The 'New' Labour Government introduced the NMW in April 1999 with the aim of "intro ...

(17 pages) 505 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The impact that William Playfair had on the modern ideas of graphing and plotting. Many say that Playfair is the originator of the modern graph.

tates in his book, Information Graphics, William released a collection of statistical graphs on the British economy, titled Commercial and Political Atlas. This collection contained 44 charts, all but ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The European IT Industry: UK

vices and service providers. Broadband is in the process of being rolled out across the country.The British economy is market-driven, with independent regulatory bodies supervising some sectors where ... speeds of up to 56kbs. Connectivity and ISDN costs are still too expensive for many home users.The British government is fully committed to encouraging the supply of higher bandwidth services to smal ...

(9 pages) 227 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Malthus and Ricardo

the 1800s, the Industrial Revolution was well underway in Great Britain touching all sectors of the British economy. More people moved to the cities to work in the factories while less and less were l ... ecause of the industrial revolution, the market grew rapidly, bringing about radical changes in the British economy. It was in this period Thomas Malthus and David Ricardo wrote their distinguished wo ...

(1 pages) 34 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Explain why the manufacturing sector in the British economy has declined since 1979? What steps are currently being taken by the government to arrest this decline?

Since the industrial revolution manufacturing has been a vital component of the British economy. In the nineteenth century the UK was the worlds largest manufacturer, however, in t ... away resources from the public sector, for example; the Thatcher government privatised BT in 1984, British Gas in 1986, British Airways in 1987, and more recently in 1996 ( by a different Conservativ ... ound has been strong for much of the period in question, and this has not been a good aspect of the British economy from the point of view of manufacturers. A strong pound means that British exports a ...

(9 pages) 67 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Brief Business Review of Britain During Later Nineteen Century and 1913

1. IntroductionThis report focus on the brief statement of British business status with her heavy industry, civic industry, government policy, income level and ... period, it is a good place for foreign investors to invest in.2. Heavy IndustryMost studies of the British economy in this period emphasize the continued over -commitment to the old basic industries. ... o that of steam and many goods were being mass-produced.(Musson, 159)2.1 CoalThroughout this period British industry continued to be based primarily on coal for fuel and power. Ever-increasing quantit ...

(8 pages) 40 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Independent Bank of England, Essay topic: Significance of the Indpendent Monetary Policy Comitee in the U.K. over the nation's economy

with these reforms, I believe that we now have a sound and credible platform for stability for the British economy for the first time in a generation." These were the words of Gordon Brown emphasizin ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Great Britain's role in establishing an industrial society in Europe. (within the period of 1750-1899)

lation boom which gave the workforce needed for further industrialization. It also strengthened the British economy, leaving more money to be reinvested into the industrial revolution. Also, there was ... had to resort to the use of electricity. Soon all of northern Italy had access to electricity. This British discovery allowed for further amelioration of electrical engineering which, by the end of th ...

(6 pages) 52 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How did Britain profit from the slave trade?

The slave trade was a big part of the British economy during 1700~1807. British ships would sail to Western Africa and trade fine goods fo ... or items such as sugar, rum, tobacco and cotton. All these things brought a massive increase to the British economy. Many people benefited from the slave trade, many of these people would send items w ... he kingdom took over many other parts of African kingdoms, this way expanding its kingdom. When the British slave traders received the slaves from Western Africa, they loaded the slaves onto slave shi ...

(3 pages) 43 0 2.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The October War of 1956

as the Soviet Union had done in Eastern Europe.The Nationalization of the Suez Canal infuriated the British and French as it meant having to pay to move goods between the British Colonies to Britain. ... to pay to move goods between the British Colonies to Britain. This would have severe impacts on the British economy as most of Britain's Oil passed through the Suez Canal. The Canal itself was also a ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

A Leader's Role and its Effects on Everyone

in London, I organized a Business Development Club to investigate opportunities in the flourishing British economy. I quickly discovered the challenges required to motivate, attract, and change the m ... nterested in the idea of helping small businesses. I convinced them that the club would benefit the British / Chinese trade relationship and would give the Consulate an opportunity to monitor the acti ...

(3 pages) 26 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Britain's industry and the economy

ASSIGNMENT: How would you account for (=explain) the relative success of the British economy during the last decade or so? Are there any aspects which other EU countries could l ... en the industrial sector covers 26% while agriculture cover not more than 1 %. /1, 2, 3/How did the British economies resurface under Thatcher?Britain was an economical great power still at the turn o ... privatise these. The electricity, gas and English water industries were split up and sold off. The British Government now owns very few industries or businesses - The Royal Mail is one example. She a ...

(5 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2008

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

The level and types of unemployment that existed in the UK in the post war decades. How successive UK governments adopted economic policies to reduce unemployment.

er Word War II many buildings including homes and places of work had been destroyed by bombings.The British economy was in a state of devastation. Huge amounts of money had been spent on the war and p ...

(8 pages) 31 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Credit Crunch and its Impact and the policies for UK Government need to implement.

m. Will also advise and explain what policies that UK Government need to implement in order for the British economy to emerge from the recession caused by the "credit crunch".WHAT IS CREDIT CRUNCH?The ... D TO IMPLEMENT?The UK government could implement the fiscal policy and monetary policy in order the British economy to emerge from the recession caused by the "credit crunch".Fiscal policyFiscal polic ...

(9 pages) 51 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

British Economic History

etween 1760 and 1850.Hence ,''Industrial Revolution'' should not be used to describe this period in British Economic Development''.An introductionIntroduced by the economic historian Arnold Toynbee , ... eem to revise this perception of the industrial revolution and put into question if it was really ''British'' , ''industrial'' and ''revolution''.No one doubts that during the period of 1760-1850 indu ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History