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...Economics Background and origin of mainstream economics Mainstream economics refers to widely accepted economics across the world which entails formal mathematical modeling. It is also referred to as mathematical economics and applies mathematical approaches such as linear algebra, game theory, calculus, and computer science (Mankiw, 2006). These tools enable professional mainstream economists to address various economic issues facing the world. Mainstream economics is about modeling in a way that traditional or heterodox economics is not. It originated from the neoclassical synthesis of the neoclassical economic school of thought, which was the successor of classical economics... ...
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...economics One important topic that is least discussed and that does not receive adequate attention in economics is that one on the methodology. By methodology, this paper refers to the fundamental approach taken by economics in building theories, hypothesis, and principles used in analyzing issues and formulating policy recommendations. Oftentimes, economics strongly asserts or assumes that the world behaves according to the models that it has developed and recommends policies based on models that do not adequately consider or factor in social and historical contexts. At the core of the concern for methodology in economics is a concern... Critical assessment of two articles on the methodology of...
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...Economics Question Microeconomics is a field of economics, which involves studies of how households, firms, and individuals make resolutions of allocating scarce resources. Microeconomics is the study of the behavior of individual economic units. Microeconomics scrutinizes how these resolutions and conducts influence the supply and demand of services and goods, which determines prices of these services and goods. Macroeconomics is the study of the conduct of the aggregate economy. Macroeconomics scrutinizes various economic issues including unemployment, economic growth, inflation, gross domestic product,...
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...Economics Introduction While many people think about economics as the study of money or purchasing, in reality the field of economics is much larger. Through a number of principles that have been developed over a number of years economics has come to investigate many of the phenomenon of the world. For instance, Adam Smith’s theory of the invisible hand argues that when people engage in business and selling they are governed by the invisible hand of the market that helps regulate prices and ensures that businesses and people act in certain ways. Indeed, the nature of economics is like psychology in that it...
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...ECONOMICS ECONOMICS ECONOMICS ECONOMICS 2 Economics has long been the center or the focus point from where all the development and progress of a country can be made or broken completely. The Economy of a country if strong and level headed can ensure a country’s progress and development being great and overall can ensure that the people of a country would receive the best of every thing that could be education, housing, health services or the other various basic necessities. Economics has been called and is known as a Social Science one that actually focuses on the subject matter that is...
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...economic growth and rising prices simultaneously, it is said to be in stagflation. The United s of America experienced stagflation during the 1970s after the Vietnam War came to an end and the World had to face the ‘OPEC’ challenge. (Sloman) Supply shocks trigger stagflation. Supply shocks are a sudden and unexpected change in input costs or productivity which lead to a shift in the aggregate supply curve (Paul A). The following graph illustrates the effects of supply shocks leading to stagflation: As the above figure illustrates, if there is a supply shock in an economy (such as increase in the price of oil, labor or other costs that increase the cost... Stagflation: When an economy faces slow...
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...ECONOMICS: PUBLIC POLICY IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE Introduction Mainstream economics Mainstream economics is concerned with orthodox approaches to solving economic problems. It’s opposed to heterodox economics. Though it’s neither a branch of economics nor a school of thought as such, it seeks to align itself with neo-classical economics. More recently it has sought to apply a broader theoretical and conceptual tradition of economic thought by placing emphasis on neo-classical synthesis – a combination of neo-classical economics and...
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...Economics Economics [Institute’s Economics What market structure is illustrated in the article? The article talks about Oligopoly. It is the theory of an imperfect competition. In an oligopoly, there are a few competitors and at least two firms have control over the whole market. The article above states that there are 6 major companies, which dominates the agricultural chemical market, therefore, this shows that there are a few firms between which shares a large proportion of the industry (Lipsey & Chrystal, pp. 176-177, 1999). In an oligopoly, the firms might produce a virtually identical product that in this case is the agricultural inputs such as the world’s seed, pesticides... ?Running Head:...
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...Economics in mitigating information security risks Challenges and Solutions to Applying Economics in mitigating information security risks Introduction Safeguarding valuable business and intellectual information from being accessed by unauthorized individuals and being misused continues to be a fundamental issue for information security economics. Information security has been identified among the most serious challenges to security faced by countries and businesses, and organizations should fend off the present information security risks that arise from disgruntled workers who release sensitive information, cybercriminals or people who engage in online... Topic: Challenges and Solutions to Applying...
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...ECONOMIC RESOURCES AND ALLOCATION Mahmood Alnaimi Economics 202 2009-10-15 6TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE NO. …………………………………………………………………………… 3 Introduction: …………………………………………………………... 4 1, Market form……………………………………………………………………. 4 1.1. Monopolistic competition …………………………………………... 4 1.2 Monopoly ………………………………………………………….. 5 1.3 Natural monopoly…………………………………………………. 5 2. Economics by region... ...
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...ECONOMICS Difference between actual growth and potential growth …………………. College/ ………….. …………. Introduction Countries differ greatly in relation to the economic growth, standard of living and income of its people. Some countries grow rich and some others remain poor and this has been a central topic of debates for several decades. Economists use real income per capita in order to measure the well being of the people in a country. When it come to the economic growth, not only peoples’ income but also many other factors like political freedom, education, health and environment are of greater significance. This piece of research paper defines...
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...Economics: Principles and policies. USA: South-Western Cengage Learning. Chaloupka, F.J., Wakefield, M. & Czart, C. (2001) ‘Taxing tobacco: The impact of tobacco taxes on cigarette smoking and other tobacco use’ in R.L. Rabin & S.D. Sugarman (eds) Regulating Tobacco. New York: OUP. George, V. & Wilding, P. (1984) The impact of social policy. England: Routledge. Lipsey, R.G. & Harbury, C. (1992) First principles of economics. New York: OUP. Mankiw, N.G. (2008) Principles of Macroeconomics. USA: South-Western Cengage Learning.... The significance of price of elasti of demand in decisions relating to an increase in the tax on tobacco The role of taxation is not only the generation of more revenues to the...
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...Economic considerations of information security and its management Economic considerations of information security and its management Information security entails economic incentives since it involves technological mechanisms. The increase in cases of denial-of-service attacks, spams and botnets may be ascribed to incentives among the defenders being misaligned as well as skillful exploitation from attackers. Security considerations along with economic incentives influence the design and implementation of surveillance and tracking systems. The current information age founded in computers has evolved the manner in which...
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...Economics A. Definitions of Terms: Elasti of Demand Demand Elasti is the elasti or volatility of a certain good or service’s quantity demanded value when certain factors of the demand are altered. The most common of these factors is the Price Elasticity of Demand, wherein it measures the volatility of the product’s demand by the consumers should it be subjected to price changes, whether an increase or decrease in price. If the quantity demanded of a certain product changes minimally or does not change at all, then that product is said to be a Price Inelastic Good. Consequently, if a product whose price increased and such a change brought forth an abrupt drop in quantity...
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...Economics Worsening U.S. Divorce Rate Points to Improving Economy by Steve Mathews Summary In his article d 18TH February 2014, Steve Mathews introduces a concept that has no doubt never crossed our minds as a nation. By using the word worsening on the title of his article, Steve Mathews accepts that the rate at which married couples file for divorces is way above expectations. Nonetheless, he holds the opinion that the high rate of divorce somehow has positive effects on the economy. Steve Mathew’s arguments are based on the event that when couples separate or divorce, they shall require two houses instead of one. The event that an additional house shall be needed makes...
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...economic cost of a port is represented by the relationship depicted by minimum costs of handling any given throughput levels. Over the short-run time period, there must be at least one of the port resources that should be fixed with regards to amount. For example, the buildings or the wharf of a port are some... Question The expressions short-run as well as long-run do not necessarily refer to a particular time periodlike four months or even five years. The main difference between the two comes in in the flexibility factor of decision making. Thus, short-run is the time period that quantity of an input or at least one of the many inputs is fixed while other inputs’ quantities can vary. Long-run on the...
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...Economics and Section # of Assuming a competitive market, explain with the aid of a market model how the price and quantity of rain water tanks is established. (5 marks) The market model of supply-demand determines the price and quantity of a commodity, pertaining to the specific behavior of two market agents: The consumer and the producer. Consumers purchase according to their willingness and ability to buy a commodity, and the producer owns the resources and maximizes his/her utility by selling it, since the economic problem of scarcity prevails; allocation decisions are made necessary by the market forces. Hence the point of interaction of the...
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...Economics Economics [Institute’s Economics What market structure is illustrated in the article? The article talks about Oligopoly. It is the theory of an imperfect competition. In an oligopoly, there are a few competitors and at least two firms have control over the whole market. The article above states that there are 6 major companies, which dominates the agricultural chemical market, therefore, this shows that there are a few firms between which shares a large proportion of the industry (Lipsey & Chrystal, pp. 176-177, 1999). In an oligopoly, the firms might produce a virtually identical product that in this case is the agricultural inputs such as the world’s seed, pesticides... Running Head:...
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...Economics Provide a perspective on a requirement for economic growth. Economic growth is generally measured as either an increase in real output or an increase in real output per capita. In a nation, economic growth increases material abundance and raises a nation’s standard of living. Six factors are considered determinants of economic growth: the quality and quantity of human resources; the quality and quantity of natural resources; stock of capital facilities; technology; level of aggregate demand; and economic efficiency. Any improvement in the aforementioned factors will bring about economic growth. However, this section will only take a look at the effects of the technological... 31 October 2006...
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...Economics Table of Contents Economics Table of Contents 2 Irish Economy at the verge of “Double-dip recession” 3 “During the second quarter of Irish gross domestic product fell by 1.2%” 3 “Keynesian style stimulus package” 4 References 8 Bibliography 8 Irish Economy at the verge of “Double-dip recession” A “double-dip recession” is that in which the concerned nation’s GDP growth rate could be represented as a W-shaped graph. This is normally the case when the concerned nation experiences a recession first, which is followed by a short lived period of recovery and lastly, a recession once again, so that there are in all two recessions that the economy...
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...Economics is defined as a knowledge branch that conders the publics attempt to work out the individual troubles of inadequate resources and unrestrained desires. Its study has been categorized as communal knowledge for it is linked with human actions. One can simply find opposed descriptions and views of economics and it cannot be a precise science because it deals with the problems among citizens. An impression of this argument are fundamentals that comprise the study of economics that is shortage, services and supplies, desires, the law of supply and demand, and wants (Dolan, et al., 1991). Economics as an existing...
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...Economics The Endangered Species Act is the method that was created to protect wildlife, especially those creatures that are endangered or at risk of being so (Stanford Environmental Law Society). However, many people wonder if the hassle of following through with the Act is worth the outcome that may or may not take place in regards to protecting these endangered species. As per the example, Ben Cone in North Carolina was forbidden to cut down any trees on his own property, due to the existence of a rare and endangered woodpecker living on his land. The value of Cones home began to slide, and stated that he would resort to simply killing any of the woodpecker that he saw...
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...Economics Part A When the price of a product falls below the equilibrium price, this creates a marketwhere, because the manufacturer or producer are putting out less of their product/merchandise, the demand exceeds the supply. When demand exceeds the supply, there becomes a shortage of the product, and this shortage creates significant competition between consumers. Often times, because of this shortage and the high competition between consumers, prices for the product will be raised in order to maximize profits. On the other hand, if the price of a product is above the equilibrium price, the manufacturers or producers have too much of their product out on the market. This creates... and Number...
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...Economics: Discussion Questions A. Create and post an informational sheet that briefly discusses each of the following topics: Dependent and independent variables In a research, an independent variable refers to factors that are manipulated or varied by researchers whereas dependent variables are the response or measurements to identify the effect of independent variables. Why variables need to be measured Measurement of variables is a process of assigning numbers in order to indicate the amount of the variable present to enable easy understanding by researchers. Interval measures, nominal measures, ordinal measures, and ratio scales Interval measures are figures giving distance between... Discussion...
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...Economics (5th ed.). McGraw-Hill Irwin Barro, R. J., (1997). Macroeconomics. 5th ed. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press. Phelps, E., (1994). Structural Slumps: The Modern Equilibrium Theory of Unemployment, Interests, and Assets. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press,. Samuelson, P. A. & Nordhaus, W. D., (2004), Economics (International Ed.). McGraw-Hill Irwin.... Head: [short [institute of affiliation Demonstrate, using supply and demand analysis, the impact on the equilibrium price and quantity of new mid-size automobiles when household incomes increase. When household incomes increase, there is increase in overall demand, therefore the demand curve shifts to the right. This shift in the...
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...economics and in the study of the market dynamics. To be able to understand and predict the possible behaviour of factors in the market, knowing the concepts of supply and demand is the basic knowledge to be learned. Demand is the quantity of product and services that the buyers require. The amount of product or services that the buyer is willing to buy at a particular price... Factors that Determine the Pricing of Airline Ticket The price of the airline ticket is the most important consideration for the flying public or to the people who are the frequent airline consumers. Understanding the process by which air travel prices are set can be so complex because it is unstable and...
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...ECONOMICS ANALYSIS Introduction Various economists define economics in different ways though generally economics refers to the study on the allocation of the limited resources towards the production, supply, and demand of specific products. As such, economic analysis relates to the study of economic systems in an industry to ascertain the effectiveness of the operations of a given industry with reference to its profitability1. With this, we are able to establish the optimum use of the limited resources to achieve a given economic objective. In doing, economic analysis equally considers the assumptions and constraints in application. At the same time, it considers opportunity costs, probable... ?...
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...ECONOMICS ANSWER The functioning of the firms in the real world can be expressed in economic models. Economic theories categorize the market structure in to four models namely perfect competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly and monopoly. In economics, a model refers to the representation of economic system by set of variables and its logical or quantitative relations. Economic model takes either the form of a diagram or a set of equations that set out the relationship between different variables. According to traditional economic theories the firms try to maximize...
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...Economics Introduction The essay shows the various policies public and private s adopt to successfully exist in the industry. The essay covers a wide variety of macroeconomic and macroeconomic theories. In the first context, it analyses about the different approaches introduced in price and output determination in the economy by Keynesian and Monetarist school of economics. The essay emphasizes in the role undertaken by government and monetary authorities in the economy to maximize social welfare. It also throws light on the recent strategic tools of business adopted by the entrepreneurs in the market. Part I Keynesian Theory John Maynard Keynes was a British economist, his theories... ? Principles of...
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...Economics- An Introductory Analysis. McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd. NewYork. Figure. 1 Y D A Q O X C E B Koutsoyiannis A. (1979). Modern Microeconomics: Second Edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Ahuja H.L. (2006). Modern Micro Economics: Theory and Applications. New Delhi: Sulthan Chand & Co.... Introduction Revealed Preference theory is different to that of Marshall’s utility approach and Hicksian indifference curve approach. In place of the concept of ‘utility’ by Alfred Marshall, the indifference curve technique has introduced the term ‘preferences’; instead of the cardinal number system, which is said to measure the strength of a consumer’s desire, the indifference curve...
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...Economics Table of Content Introduction 3 Discussion 3 Conclusion 6 References 7 Introduction The essay emphasizes the effect of trade on the povertyof nations. In order to attain the answer to the question whether trade is to be considered for poverty of nations, a detailed analysis of the effect of liberalization on an economy has been performed. The influence of internationalization of trade has been analyzed to determine its impact on the quality life of the people within an economy. This has been done to understand whether trade liberalization has been successfully lowering down the inequality of income or boosting it up. To attain the objective of the essay a...
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...ECONOMICS Difference between actual growth and potential growth …………………. College/ ………….. …………. Introduction Countries differ greatly in relation to the economic growth, standard of living and income of its people. Some countries grow rich and some others remain poor and this has been a central topic of debates for several decades. Economists use real income per capita in order to measure the well being of the people in a country. When it come to the economic growth, not only peoples’ income but also many other factors like political freedom, education, health and environment are of greater significance. This piece of research paper defines...
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...Economics: Some Anomalous Evidence Regarding Market Efficiency BARREN FLUFFIT. Investment Trust and Unit Trusts HILARY COOK (2003). Money Talk: How to pick a Winning Share Fama, E. F., (1970) "Efficient Capital Markets: A Review of Theory and Empirical Work," Journal of Finance. Mark, N.K.S., Philip, L., and Adrian, T., (2000) Research Method for Business Students, (2nd... Market Hypothesis Efficient Market Hypothesis Efficient Market Hypothesis is an investment theory which says that financial market cannot be beaten and is informationally efficient. The belief is that it happens because stock market always effectively set share prices such that it always integrate and reveal all pertinent...
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...economic situation in the region also plays part in ensuring that the market gains the market achieves the much needed market to supply their product. The higher demand will enable the firm break event within the shortest time possible and assist its effort in increasing its market size and enable it benefit... Micro and macroeconomic conditions of a business Question one While ensuring the business runs smoothly several aspects needs to be considered. The government policies are the major concern of any major and a firm needs to utilize them in order to run effectively. The government policies range from monitory to fiscal policies in which adjusting existing local laws and integrating them with the...
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...economic parameters like inflation and unemployment. John Maynard Keynes developed Macroeconomics in order to build theory and policies in order to ensure Great Depression of the 30s does not happen again. Keynesian economists Before Keynes, the classical... ?Explain and discuss the development of Macroeconomic theory and policy since the 1930’s, clearly highlighting the major areas of controversy and consensus Macroeconomics deals in the lessons related to aggregate prices, income, products and services pertaining to a country’s economy or the global economy. Federal government uses macroeconomics to assess and analyze the alterations in rates of taxation and supply of money which in turn influence the...
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...Economics: Saudi Arabias trade policy Saudi Arabia’s trade policy is influenced greatly by its political and social situations and international relations with other countries. The policy framework is based on free market economy. “There are no foreign exchange controls, quantitative restrictions or tariff barriers. Any increase in imports from any country depends on competitive prices, good quality, and punctual delivery” (Saudi Arabia Trade.2008). Saudi Arabia belongs to the primary oil exporters and this very policy determines its foreign relations and trade issues. Saudi Arabia has embarked upon ambitious industrialization schemes, but, apart from possessing a few large modern... 29 October 2008...
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...economic instability. What it means is that unemployment is perilous for a country which is the reason why the governments of both developing and developed countries are taking steps to cope with this problem in a better way. Actually, when employment starts to create problems, no one but government can handle it in the right way. Now, before throwing some light... For any country it is very important that the government controls the level of unemployment in the economy. The growth of a country is deeply connected to the number of people employed in that country. When there will be unemployment in a country people will not be in a position to deal with day-to-day expenses. This will give rise to...
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...economic services which are the financial services and they include management of money, by such bodies as banks, credit unions, insurance companies as well as government credit enterprises among others. The UK understands the importance of having functional financial system for the health of its economy. The importance of a sound financial system in any country cannot be understated as in among other ways; the system facilitates investment and growth, management of day-to-day financial transactions and the associated risks and facilitating trading activities within the entire country. The UK economy has undergone... UK FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR Introduction The finance industries are responsible of...
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...Economics Introduction Bateman and Chang make arguments in close relation to their journal, Microfinance and the Illusion of Development, that microfinance in most instances makes things unbearable if not much more worse. Therefore, this is an exclusive report that applies the evidences found within the article so as to prop up these claims. The microfinance model does not pay attention to the crucial roles dictated by scale economies. By definition, microfinance results in micro-enterprises and this means that agricultural units and enterprises that are small in size often operate under efficient and effective scales. It is imperative to consider ventures that operate...
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...economics is James Buchanan's which s that; "Economics is the science of markets or exchange s". A 'market ' in turn is defined as " a place where buyers and sellers are in contact with each other to fix prices", (Whitehead, G 1984 p 133). The theory of supply and demand describes how prices vary as a function of these two variables and is a balance between product availability at each price (supply), and the desires of those with purchasing power at each price (demand). The theory of supply and demand is essential in understanding the functioning of a market economy and to explain changes in the price and quantity of goods in both competitive and monopolistic markets... One well-known definition of...
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...Economics Introduction Big business organizations that were regarded as unwieldy sometime back are now in vogue again. There are both theoretical and empirical parameters supporting this turnaround in the corporate environment. For instance big business organizations have come around to realize the significance of environmental factors on corporate strategy along with developing a special set of skills by leaders and managers to align corporate strategy with the competitive pressures of the time (www.economist.com). This paper investigates the influence these environmental factors on corporate structures and strategy. Next it delineates the strategic choices at...
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...Economics Assignment Economics Assignment Introduction Economic growth and its determinants has been a topic of considerable discussion for economists and policy makers for many years. In this essay, the relationship between low levels of savings and economic growth in developing nations is discussed. 2. Discussion According to the main growth models, the two major alternative two main alternative determinants of economic growth have been suggested as Total Factor Productivity (TFP) and factor accumulation (Solow, 1957). According to the dependency theories of growth, there are two groups of nations, one...
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...Economics Ethiopia has some similarity to other developing countries in regard to size, demographics, economy and standard of living, for example ithas a high population and high population growth rate. In 2010, its population was over 85.0 million with a high population growth rate of 3.33% between 1990 and 1995; and 2.5% between 2010 and2015. There is a reduction in growth rate as experienced in other developing countries for example 3.2%-2.6% rates in Kenya during the same period. Like other developing country, its population has doubled since 1990 due to the high population growth rate. However, its fertility rate is reducing just as the case in other developing...
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...Economics Purchasing a house is an economic decision that requires rationality. A decision to purchase the house can therefore be analyzed using theprincipals of economics. Reaching an appropriate decision on whether to purchase a house depends on the implications of the principals of the ten economic principals. Because of rationality in making economic decisions people often consider the cost and the benefit of their decision. In most cases, people will make an economic decision anticipating a gain (Hirschey, 2009). When purchasing a house I will expect a gain of value, my decision will...
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...Economics, (1982) 2. RH Frank, and B Bernanke, Principles of Economics, (2001) 3. Gregory Mankiw, Principles of Economics (4th Edition), (2006)... While considering the issue of Santa Cruz County, that is whether the proposal from non-resident investors, to build two housing developments should be accepted or not. After concentrating on the points presented by the proponent and the opponent group, as an economist, I think that the decision for accepting or rejecting the proposal should be taken by keeping these two points in view. 1. The size of county will be changed in terms of scale (small or large) 2. There will also need to consider ,whether the residents can be allocated resources e.g. water, gas...
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...Economics Economics Introduction At its core, the price of zero, which is also referred to as the zero-price effect, refers to an observed theory that holds that decisions regarding free products are quite different. This difference emerges primarily from the fact that people do not merely subtract costs from the benefits they receive from a good or service, but rather perceives the benefits linked to free products as significantly greater. The implications of the price of zero are exemplified by the inclination to consider zero as acting as a special price, which in turn results in overreaction to free products and services as though zero price instantly...
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...economics/revision-notes/as-markets-price-elasticity-of-demand.html There is more elastic demand in narrowly defined markets than those broadly defined, because substitutes are easier to find for such goods. (Mankiw, 2008, p. 91). In the case of DRAMs, because of the highly standardized construction and performance specification of the technology, the DRAMs... ? Table of Contents 0 Article Summary 2 2.0 Introduction 2 3.0 Analysis 2 3 Supply and Demand 2 3.2 Oversupply 4 3.3 Price elasti for electronic chips 5 3.4 Implications for downstream consumer products 6 3.5 Repercussions for exports 7 4.0 Conclusion 7 Bibliography 9 1.0 Article Summary The DRAM was reported to have reached record low prices in...
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...Economic Growth Models YourFirst YourLast Economic Growth Measurement Models The economic measure of real GDP per capita serves as an important element in assessing the position of an economy in the long run. This measure is additionally used by countries to compare the level of economic activity about other countries within the same economic zone. However, in the recent past, GDP as a measure of economic activity has come under sharp criticism for not putting into consideration other various significant aspects of the economy. A lot of extensive literature, both empirical and theoretical...
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...Economics devolves around the basic concept that while the resources available to a society are limited or ‘scarce’ the needs for these resources are almost unlimited. The question that needs address is how these resources are used and which needs given priority. Therefore, the basic decision that needs to attention is what to produce, how to produce, who will produce, who gets the product. This report looks at the question of the ‘who will produce’ aspect defined here. Government, in its role of economic regulation and policy definition, has two options that define the extreme conditions, or a judicial mix of the two strategies. The first situation is the traditional... Government and the Economy...
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...Economics: Question one How will the entry of firms such as Apple, Google, Amazon, Hulu and Comcast into the business of streamingmovies affect Netflix? Answer The entrance of firms like Comcast, Apple, Hulu, Amazon and Google into the market of streaming videos will make Netflix to struggle in attracting many customers as there will be intensified competition. This will see Netflix fiscal year frustrated. Why do some analysts question whether Netflix can survive against these competitors? To survive, what must Netflix do? Answer Netflix survival is questioned by analysts as its shares have tumbled since competition emerged in the streaming industries. Analysts have also...
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