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  • Business Environment & Economic Systems, Fiscal & Monetary Policies, Role of Cc, Importance of British Economy

    Business Environment & Economic Systems, Fiscal & Monetary Policies, Role of Cc, Importance of British Economy

    Task 1: a) Explain how different economic systems attempt to allocate scarce resources. Outline the economic system of the UK. The allocation of resources is an economic theory concerned with the discovery of how nations, companies or individuals distribute economic resources or inputs in the economic marketplace. Traditional business inputs are land, labour and capital. There are three major systems that can be distinguished in many parts of the world economy within these basic models

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    Essay Length: 5,360 Words / 22 Pages
    Submitted: May 2, 2011 By: kitkat
  • Japan's Economic Development

    Japan's Economic Development

    JAPAN'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT In the following paper I will be examining the process of economic development in Japan. I begin with their history in the Meiji period and how that effected their great success in the postwar development. Then I will go through the different economic stages of economic development in postwar Japan. I will examine the high periods and low period in Japan economics, and the factors behind these shifts in development. Last I

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    Essay Length: 2,874 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Study and Analysis of Thailand’s Developing Economy

    Study and Analysis of Thailand’s Developing Economy

    Study and Analysis of Thailand's Developing Economy The economy of Thailand, until recently, has been the model of progress and growth in southeast Asia. At present, the Thai economy is slowly recovering from the recent regional downturn. However, much of Thailand’s economic trouble could have been avoided. The problems encountered will be outlined in order to provide a model of what not to do in a similar situation. Thailand’s recent history has been one continuos

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    Essay Length: 2,255 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Victor
  • This Research Paper Explores the Intricacies of Technology, Training and Education as Related to Economic Development.

    This Research Paper Explores the Intricacies of Technology, Training and Education as Related to Economic Development.

    Introduction This Research Paper explores the intricacies of technology, training and education as related to economic development. We will examine the usage of technology to generate economic development and growth and look at how technology can and has impacted our education, training and development both in Jamaica and the Caribbean region. Table of Contents Introduction 2 Table of Contents 3 What is Technology? 4 How Technology fits into the 21st Century Landscape 5 Technology transfer?

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    Essay Length: 411 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: July
  • Agriculture and Economic Development in Brazil, 1960-1995

    Agriculture and Economic Development in Brazil, 1960-1995

    Agriculture and Economic Development in Brazil, 1960-1995 Olukoya Ogen This paper attempts to emphasize the fact that the agricultural sector is the engine of growth in any developed economy. Specifically, the work limits itself to the important role of the agricultural sector in engendering sustainable development and a significant level of poverty reduction in Brazil. This is with a view to reiterating the fact that Nigeria and other Third World countries need to develop their

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    Essay Length: 828 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • Japan's Economic Development

    Japan's Economic Development

    JAPAN'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT In the following paper I will be examining the process of economic development in Japan. I begin with their history in the Meiji period and how that effected their great success in the postwar development. Then I will go through the different economic stages of economic development in postwar Japan. I will examine the high periods and low period in Japan economics, and the factors behind these shifts in development. Last I

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    Essay Length: 669 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Max
  • Population Growth and Economic Development in Nigeria

    Population Growth and Economic Development in Nigeria

    1.0 Background Of The Study Over the years, it has become established that the Existence of an efficient and effective human capital is the key to economic growth and development in any nation. This stems from the fact that every other facility and resource required for economic development is driven by the availability of human capital. More so, in the absence of effective human capital development, an increasing population can have adverse negative effect on

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    Essay Length: 453 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Top
  • Economic Development and the Redevelopment of Louisianna

    Economic Development and the Redevelopment of Louisianna

    Bibliography 1. http://www.dred.state.nh.us/ 2. http://www.lded.state.la.us/ 3. http://www.rer.org/politicalaction/policyissues/taxes/2005_Katrina_Redevelopment_Letter.cfm 4. http://www.iedconline.org/ Economic Development Economic development as it relates to planning can be best described as the actions taken by local governments and community-based organizations to enrich or stablize business activity. Economic development activities are used by local governments in order to strengthen their economy. Jobs, income, and overall prosperity within a community have proven to be a relentless challenge in today's society. In efforts to greet these

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    Essay Length: 926 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • Economic Development in Three Urban Areas: Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland

    Economic Development in Three Urban Areas: Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland

    Executive Summary The following pages review the comprehensive strategies that have been used by the cities of Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland to improve their economic conditions. It should become apparent to the reader that the fate of each city is determined by many factors including historical events, the balance of power between stakeholder groups, the ability of the city to capitalize on federal programs and the relationships between the private sector and the community. Unfortunately,

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    Essay Length: 6,259 Words / 26 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Implementation of Tax Increment Financing as an Economic Development Policy

    The Implementation of Tax Increment Financing as an Economic Development Policy

    The Implementation of Tax Increment Financing as an Economic Development policy By: Randy L. Jacobs, J.D. ABSTRACT: With Tax Increment Financing (TIF) a municipality pays for economic development expenditures out of future increases in tax collection. The TIF method has achieved widespread popularity as a funding source to finance local infrastructure investment and improvements; however the TIF program has several shortfalls and many critisms. This paper will focus on the criticism that TIF programs are

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    Essay Length: 4,765 Words / 20 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Anna
  • Economic Development

    Economic Development

    Development The IMF puts them into 3 groups. There are. Developed economies - Transitional economies Developing economies High income - $9000 Upper middle - $3000-9000 Lower middle - $700-3000 low income - below $700 All figures annual per capita income. Measuring development The World Bank classifies countries as “developed or developing on the basis of the level of per capita income reached. However the meaning of development could be widened to include the attainment of

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    Essay Length: 5,126 Words / 21 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Economic Development in Three Urban Areas: Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland

    Economic Development in Three Urban Areas: Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland

    Executive Summary The following pages review the comprehensive strategies that have been used by the cities of Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland to improve their economic conditions. It should become apparent to the reader that the fate of each city is determined by many factors including historical events, the balance of power between stakeholder groups, the ability of the city to capitalize on federal programs and the relationships between the private sector and the community. Unfortunately,

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    Essay Length: 6,259 Words / 26 Pages
    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Steve
  • Population Growth & Economic Development

    Population Growth & Economic Development

    POPULATION GROWTH & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Population growth has its own effects on economic growth of a country which can be negative or positive first we will look in to the negatively effecting factors of population growth: 1) Due to increase in Population Consumption Increases which will decrease GNP/GDP and Imports will increase and Exports Fall down Budget Defect is the result and the prices mount high. 2) Miss Use OR Over use of Natural Resources.

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    Essay Length: 919 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Yan
  • Increasing the U.S. Gas Tax 20% to Increase Natural Gas Supplies Will Boost Economic Development and Will Promote Environmental Protection,

    Increasing the U.S. Gas Tax 20% to Increase Natural Gas Supplies Will Boost Economic Development and Will Promote Environmental Protection,

    Proposal Increasing the U.S. gas tax 20% to increase natural gas supplies will boost economic development and will promote environmental protection, while ensuring more stable prices for natural gas customers. Most importantly, increasing natural gas supplies will give Americans what they want reasonable prices, greater price stability, and fuel for our vibrant economy. However, without policy changes to natural gas supply, as well as expansion of production, pipeline, and local delivery infrastructure for natural

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    Essay Length: 1,108 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Bred
  • The Relationships Between Michael Porter's Theory of Competitiveness and Economic Development of Nations, Regions, and Cities and the Economics of Innovation

    The Relationships Between Michael Porter's Theory of Competitiveness and Economic Development of Nations, Regions, and Cities and the Economics of Innovation

    Extract Eighteen years ago in his masterpiece “The Competitive Advantage of Nations” Michael Porter developed a model to analyze the competitiveness and economic development of nations, regions, and cities, a model that is still a milestone in this field of enquiry. In this work I will try to show how that theory about competitiveness is related with some important aspects of economics of innovation, also in the light of the already visible effects of globalization.

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    Essay Length: 2,268 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: April 29, 2010 By: Top
  • Socio-Economic Development and Health

    Socio-Economic Development and Health

    Question One There are a number of ways in which the increasing socio-economic development of a nation can help improve the health of the population. 1. There is a correlation between mortality rates in the developing countries, especially amongst children, and the level of education of the parents of the children. For example, in Morocco, a mother who has completed 4-6 years of schooling, their child is 45% less likely to have died by the

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    Essay Length: 926 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 25, 2010 By: David
  • Economic Development

    Economic Development

    Much of modern economics has been dedicated to the importance of building an economy through industrialization. Industrialization brings more trade, more trade brings higher GDP, higher GDP = good. The view of developing countries is that they are the same as developed countries fundamentally, only they are poor. With outside help these developing countries can become industrialized. In modern economics the goal of growth in an economy is to build up revenue to the point

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    Essay Length: 2,197 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: David
  • Economic Growth Vs Economic Development

    Economic Growth Vs Economic Development

    Economic growth is a necessary but not sufficient condition of economic development. There is no single definition that encompasses all the aspects of economic development. The most comprehensive definition perhaps of economic development is the one given by Todaro: Development is not purely an economic phenomenon but rather a multi dimensional process involving reorganization and re orientation of the entire economic and social system. Development is a process of improving the quality of all human

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    Essay Length: 884 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: July 13, 2010 By: Andrey
  • The Inequality Problem (economic Development)

    The Inequality Problem (economic Development)

    The inequality problem Nearly all underdeveloped countries are ruled by the upper class elites, sometimes taking into considerations to the middle ‘educated' classes and even rarer to the organised labour, which is a very privileged worker class. And in these countries, the ruling governments have announced that they are in favour of decreased inequality and the raising of the living levels of the poor. However the trend is going in the complete reverse direction, with

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    Essay Length: 356 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 2, 2011 By: swimmingtoad
  • The Importance of the Slave Trade to the Development of the Plantation Economies

    The Importance of the Slave Trade to the Development of the Plantation Economies

    Question: Examine the importance of the slave trade to the development of the plantation economies. The slave trade was vital to the development of plantation economies, which could only expand and survive in the West Indies with the use of slave labour. The slave trade brought enslaved Africans from Africa to colonies in the West Indies, which had begun to take part in the "sugar Revolution" starting in 1640. The plantation system which essentially is

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    Essay Length: 1,221 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Economic Effects on U.S. Economy of Removing All Import Restraints

    Economic Effects on U.S. Economy of Removing All Import Restraints

    1. Introduction During the recent decades the world economy has seen rapid growth which was mainly due to the increasing international trade. The rising international trade results from the technological development but also from the reduction of trade barriers, or liberalization. Indeed, liberalization is a very powerful tool to promote economic growth and development and what is also very important to reduce poverty. The evidence on this is clear. No country in the recent decades

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    Essay Length: 1,741 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Bred
  • Economic and Political Development

    Economic and Political Development

    Economic and political developments in Virginia from 1607-1700 On the year of 1607, May 14th, a hundred men sent by the Virginia Company of London, landed at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay which also resulted in the first permanent English settlement. The settlement of the Virginia Colony (Jamestown) was the source of economy of the Chesapeake Bay region and Virginia, during the colonial period was always tied upon the accessibility of plantation and slavery. On

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    Essay Length: 782 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Important Developments in the Humanities During the Early,high and Late Middle Ages

    Important Developments in the Humanities During the Early,high and Late Middle Ages

    Important Developments in the Humanities During the Early,High and Late Middle Ages The study of humanities allows us to explore the ways in which the changing concepts of nature and the individual differ in each historical period and helps us to characterize the important developments of each period. Examining specific works of the Middle Ages enables us to describe our views of the changes that occur and helps to explain how and why the concepts

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    Essay Length: 908 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Yan
  • Outline How and Why the Sectoral Balance of an Economy Might Change as It Develops

    Outline How and Why the Sectoral Balance of an Economy Might Change as It Develops

    a) When studying the pattern of sectoral change as a country develops, we look at the three main economic sectors. Namely the “primary sector”; which is the extractive such as agriculture, forestry, fishing etc. These industries exploit the natural resources of the country. The “secondary sector” is next; it is manufacturing and construction, using the materials extracted by the primary sector. The third sector “tertiary sector” produces services such as transport, financial and leisure. Typically

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    Essay Length: 746 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: July
  • Why Is the Work of Adam Smith Considered So Crucial in the Development of Economic Thought?

    Why Is the Work of Adam Smith Considered So Crucial in the Development of Economic Thought?

    Why is the work of Adam Smith considered so crucial in the development of economic thought? Adam Smith is widely regarded as the father of economics as a social science, and is perhaps best known for his work The Wealth of Nations. Throughout this work Smith states and informs towards his belief that society is not at its most productive when ruled over by rules and limitations with regards to trade, and that in order

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    Essay Length: 1,598 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Janna

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