Essays Tagged: "economic life"

Book review on Secrets Of The Temple, by Willian Greider. An interesting and hefty (700+ page)book on the inner workings of the Federal Reserve.

. Essentially, by controlling the credit market, the Federal Reserve System influences the nation's economic life. It can expand or contract the money supply by buying or selling U.S. securities and b ... g their reserve accounts much as bank depositors use their checking accounts.The author follows the economic conditions of the Carterthrough Reagan Administrations. Paul Volcker was appointed as chair ...

(4 pages) 144 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Quitting - A Good Thing?

is not the case. Smoking has a profoundly negative effect on a person's social, health, mental, and economic life. "Cigarette smoking remains the primary cause of preventable death and morbidity in th ... on other things and live a longer life, in which they can spend their money.On the flipside of the economic argument, the overall influence smokers have on the economy looms large. Cigarette makers e ...

(5 pages) 189 6 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Discuss the different strategies to manage products and services throughout the product life cycle with particular reference to mature products and deletion decisions.

of a brand's life, which can result in the increase of current rate of sales.The theory breaks the economic life of a product into a number of stages (four or five being most common) that is from int ... me others? To be first can be highly rewarding, but as Ward (1993:34) reminds, "it is a fundamental economic rule that risk and return are positively correlated", the risk is very high at the introduc ...

(13 pages) 627 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Terms from industrial revolution

Industrial Revolution:"V Dramatic changes in the social and economic structure that took place as inventions and technological innovations created the factory s ... technological innovations created the factory system of large-scale machine production and greater economic specialization."VThe Industrial Revolution has changed the face of nations, giving rise to ... se to urban centers requiring vast municipal services."VIt created a specialized and interdependent economic life and made the urban worker more completely dependent on the will of the employer than t ...

(1 pages) 16 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Children and Computers: How the use of computers effects the learning ability of our kids. Good or Bad?

ve computers and access to the Internet at home from families who do not. People who already suffer economic or social disadvantages are likely to experience even worse problems in the future because ... the future because they are being excluded from a computer revolution that is redefining social and economic life in our society. Children's education has become a focal point in discussions of the di ...

(4 pages) 182 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Social Construction of the Internet

literally available at the end of ones' fingertips. The internet is transforming modern and social economic life as we know it. Modern psychologists do not agree on whether or not the internet is ben ... volvement and promotes psychological well-being, but others believe it is more detrimental to human economic and social life through less social involvement and greater depression with greater use. Ot ...

(9 pages) 186 0 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Europeans In China

Under the Ming dynasty, China experienced one of the greatest economic expansions in its history. This expansion affected every area of Chinese economic life: agr ...

(1 pages) 50 1 2.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Information Technology and Small Business

ning for acquisition and upgrade of equipment and technology is important. Understanding the useful economic life of equipment and planning for upgrades in line with your business strategy should be b ...

(3 pages) 165 0 3.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

In the late 1800s and early 1900s the majority of American people supported a policy of imperialism.

alism is the practice of one country extending its control over the territory, political system, or economic life of another country. Political opposition to this foreign domination is called "anti-im ... ium, Holland, Germany, Japan, Russia and Italy.Some other reasons for american imperialism was: the Economic need for new markets--colonies usually traded with the mother country. The concept of the " ...

(3 pages) 49 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations

control used by the Federal Reserve Bank to change the supply of money and in turn affect the macroeconomic factors: gross domestic product, inflation rate, interest rate and unemployment rate. The i ... e. The intention is to find the combinations of monetary policy that best achieve a balance between economic growth, low inflation, and a reasonable rate of unemployment. The paper will also investiga ...

(9 pages) 425 1 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Government Involvment In Economics

ntry. Colonies were tightly controlled and little freedom was granted merchants. Due to this way of economic life, in 1776 Adam Smith wrote a book entitled "The Wealth of Nations". In it, he lis ... s". In it, he listed three economic questions that need to be answered. He suggested that any economic system must be able to answer: "What goods should be produced, How are they to be produced ...

(6 pages) 57 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Holocaust

encies of the government, banks, and business enterprise made planned effort to eliminate Jews from economic life. Jews lost their jobs, businesses, homes and later lost their lives. "The Night ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Middle Ages Marking Transitional Period In Europe

and cultural history beginning from the fall of the Roman Empire. After the fall of Rome, urban and economic life decayed. After the centuries of chaos and disorder, a new political, social, and econo ... experienced a succession of invasions, which devastated Europe physically, mentally, and definitely economically which greatly influenced on how politics were done. More taxes were charged to support ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Analyzing Lease vs. Buy Decisions

ter instead of buy because I felt that the firm was unlikely to use the computer through its entire economic life. Avoiding owning equipment that the firm would not use for its entire economic life wo ...

(3 pages) 161 2 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Industrial Paper

the only creator of a product for which there no close substitutes (McConnell, Brue, 2004). Odds of economic profit are better for a pure monopolist than for a pure competitor. The pure competitor is ... competitor is fated to have only a standard profit, whereas blockades to entrance signify that any economic profit recognized by the monopolist can continue. In pure monopoly no new participants to i ...

(4 pages) 180 0 2.2 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Walmart and why it is good for

l-Mart and its quest for capital improvement are playing a major and vital role in the evolution of economic life. Wal-Mart brings positive change to towns in the U.S. They increase competition betwee ... etter form, is thoroughly distributed in all aspects of life. From biological, social, cultural, to economic, it can't be denied that there are evolutionary processes taking place constantly. But it w ...

(4 pages) 60 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Andrew Jackson (news Article)

will tell you all about him being elected into office and all the changes in political, social, and economic life since the election of our new president. Also to determine the nature of our new presi ... uch from the bank as I shall explain now. The national bank was created in 1791 to help control the economic stability of the United States. Some argued it was unconstitutional while others claimed th ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Jewish Holocaust          German laws in the 1930s gave

ade plans to take control of all the government, banks and business enterprises as to ruin the Jews economic life. Non-Jewish Germans were free to take any possessions they pleased from the Jews. ...

(2 pages) 805 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Marx's Critique Of Capitalism

Industrial Revolution, Karl Marx, noted 19th century revolutionist, came to the conclusion that the economic system of his day was fraught with a clear and imminent danger. Marx, of course, was many o ... ent, evolving and flowing process that was continuously changing(1). And he also was a believer of "economic determinism", which states that society derived anything social or political from the econo ...

(8 pages) 40 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Africa’s Influence on the History of Civilizatio

vanced state of a society possessing historical and cultural unity,? and if political institutions, economic life, and social organizations are considered to be vital components of a civilization, the ... rica?s abundant natural resources, products, and people fed the strategic, ideological, and more so economic interests of Europe during the colonialism period of the 15th-19th centuries.Even today, th ...

(7 pages) 51 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History