Research Papers on Misc. Economic Issues

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  • Interest Rates and the Federal Reserve System

    This 4 page PowerPoint presentation relays basic information about how the Fed Sets interest rates. Free speaker notes included. Bibliography lists 3 source.

  • Project Proposal on China's Economic Development

    This 6 page paper presents a proposal for a project that addresses this question: How will China's admission to the World Trade Organization (WTO) impact the Chinese economy? The paper includes these subheadings: Project Statement; Research Questions, which includes a brief literature review; Study Method and stages in the project; Anticipated Results and Significance of study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Alcoholism, Poverty, and Native Americans

    10 pages in length. It has been determined that the association between poverty and alcoholism within the Native American environment is more than merely a coincidence. Indeed, the inherent connection between the two aspects speaks to issues of pride, failure and a sense of betrayal. It can be argued that the Native American population, a high percentage of whom live in constant poverty, sees no other way to deal with the nagging issues that accompany indigence other than resorting to alcohol as a means by which to ease the emotional and spiritual pain. The writer discusses alcoholism as it relates to Native American poverty, as well as offers a research proposal to further investigate the situation. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Capacity Utilization Case Study

    This 8 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. Using specific data the paper answers questions set by the student concerning capacity utilization at a call centre, where when has been an under utilization or an over utilization, the use of economies of scale, the cost of failing to meet economies of scale and potential impacts on strategy.

  • Costs in the Case of New Line Films and Kim Basanger

    This 6 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student, concerning legal settlement following the court case between Main Line Films and Kim Basinger. The paper considers issues that are relevant to the way in which damages were assessed. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Case of Larson

    This 3 page paper looks at a case study of a firm operating in Germany and the US to assess potential future approaches to business in difficult economic climates and assesses production and pricing decision ands considers entering new markets. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Can Marijuana Rescue California’s Economy?

    In five pages this argumentative essay discusses whether or not the legalization of marijuana will provide the cure for the seriously ailing economy of California. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • North Carolina and Usury Laws

    This 3 page paper explains and discusses usury laws. There is no federal law specifying maximum interest rates and fees for credit. Congress believed the Truth in Lending Act would provide sufficient protection for debtors. That is not true. This essay reports the number of states with and without usury laws and then provides the maximum legal rates in North Carolina. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Theater History

    This 10 page paper discusses the history of the theater. Specifically, the play "Oedipus The King" is used to illustrate the humble beginings of the theater. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Wealth and its History

    This 7 page paper examines the history of wealth, from capitalism to the Industrial Revolution to Adam Smith and more. This paper provides many examples of how wealth was originally created, and the circumstances which allowed for this opportunity. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Economic History Of The Pacific Northwest

    This 2.5 page paper reports some of the characteristics of the economy in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia since the 1930s. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Employee Behavior and the Effects of Management Accounting

    5 pages in length. The fast and frequent changes that continue to occur throughout the workplace has caused some positions to be eliminated while others assume even more responsibility. In the case of management accounting and how it impacts employee behavior, the student will want to discuss this ever-changing environment as it relates to improving company productivity and efficiency, the need for effective leadership during such changes, as well as address the critical importance of managerial communication within the organization. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Marketing Strategies Post 911

    11 pages. This paper explains the precarious position that many companies are now facing due to the aftermath of the terrorist strike on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Because of the airline hijackings and other modes of transportation being put on alert, Americans have put a halt on their travel plans. Creative marketing strategies by the travel industry and indeed, many other industries are of necessity being used to entice their customers back. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Measurements and Variables Relevant for Assessing the Link Between Hedging Practices and Profit

    This 4 page paper considers some of the research that may be referred to in a paper assessing a potential link between fuel hedging and sideline profitability. The existing research is reviewed looking at the measures and variables which were identify and the way in which validity and reliability were assured. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Discussion Questions for Literature and Economics

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of literature and economics. A variety of academic discussion questions are examined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Subsidizing Professional Sports Stadiums

    This is a 6 page paper which examines the potential economic benefits and/or deterants to subsidizing professional sports stadiums. The bibliography has 6 sources.

  • Definitions Regarding Financial and Management Accounting

    This 3-page paper discusses the difference between management accounting (also known as cost accounting) and financial accounting. Also included is how management accounting reports can keep track of business operations. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Management Information Systems and the Credit Card Industry

    This 8-page paper examines how MIS and technology is helping credit card companies better manage relationship marketing and customer acquisition and retention. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Management Accounting and Methods of Performance Assessment

    This 6-page paper focuses on various performance evaluations when it comes to management accouting systems. Systems discussed include cost accounting and activity based accounting. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Comparison of Ghana and UK Credit Management

    This 19 page paper is a comprehensive look at credit management in the UK and Ghana. The paper looks at how and why credit is so important to businesses, especially small retailers, with sections on managing debtors, credit control, credit worthiness and access to credit records, cash discounts, debt collection, remedies for bad debt and the role of governments. The paper focuses on comparison. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Job Tasks in Accounting and Financial Management

    This 15-page paper focuses on tasks and job descriptions of financial managers and accountants, for purposes of putting together a potential "job" that such a person might have in a computer services company. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Industrial Psychology; Explaining Enron

    This 4 page paper considers how concepts of industrial psychology can be used to explain the events that lead to the collapse of Enron. The concepts used are those of decision making and collective responsibility and the aspect of executive earnings and self interest. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Post September 11th American Economy

    A 6 page overview of the contemporary state of the U.S. economy. Analyzes the effect of the destruction of the World Trade Center, the partial destruction of the Pentagon, and the consequent perception of a continued terrorism on the economy. Asserts that while the economy was at a low even before the attacks, it has suffered significantly as a direct result of those attacks. Includes data which backs up those assertions. Suggests that appropriate means are being taken to stabilize the economy and that the U.S. government, business, and individuals alike play an important role in that stabilization. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Economics and Political Influences in Sport

    This 4 page paper is written in two parts, the first part of the paper looks at the contradictory economic position of the NFL team managers, who have to work as partners sharing revenue as well as competitors. The second part of the paper looks at the relationship between sports and government polices. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Does an Economic Crisis Hurt the Entertainment and Sports Industries?

    In twenty pages this paper examines the effects of an ailing economy on the entertainment and sports industries in a consideration of venues (suite sales and booking shows), touring shows (Britney Spears’ 2009 Circus concert tour, Coldplay’s 2008-2009 concert tour, Smucker’s Stars on Ice, professional sports, ticket holders, club seats, and premium seats (i.e., new Dallas Cowboys’ stadium). Twelve sources are listed in the bibliography. TGspentec.rtf

  • Economic Impacts of Sports Stadiums

    This 8 page paper looks at the potential economic impact that a new sports stadium may have on an area. The paper considers the way that stadiums have been used as tools to help regenerate areas and stimulate local economic development. Research is reviewed and discussed to asses whether stadiums can create a net economic benefit or are more likely to result in a loss. The discussion includes how and why the advantages and disadvantages occur. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • The Value of the Family

    A 4 page research paper in which the writer uses tutorial language to aid a student in writing a paper on the value of family based on the student’s nursing practice. The writer discusses family nurses, indicating 2 theories that may be used with this context, Bowen Family System theory and Orem’s Self-Care theory. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Economic Indicators 2006

    A 9 page paper examining three forecasts for each of 5 economic indicators and then relating those findings to the medical industry. The bottom line in nursing is that (1) currently active, practicing nurses have a wealth of opportunity available to them; (2) the profession is attracting greater interest among would-be students who could help ease the shortage in the future; but (3) the ongoing shortage has been in effect for so long that there is a shortage of nursing educators; and (4) those who could help ease the shortage cannot gain the training necessary for licensing. The situation is different for physicians and other health care professionals, but the bottom line for all is that demand for and costs of health care will continue to increase in the future. Bibliography lists 17 sources.

  • Kahneman's Contribution to the Field of Economics

    This 5 page paper examines this man who has contributed much to both psychology and economics. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Puerto Ricans in 'the Big Apple'

    (5 pp) The salsa is hot and the music is great, but are things really improving that much under the glitz of the Big Apple? Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Illegal Immigration - The Economic Impact

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of illegal immigration. The argument is made that the economy is positively affected by illegal immigration. Bibliography lists 4 sources.


    This 5-page paper discusses the illegal and unethical actions perpetrated by Bernard Madoff and his Ponzi scheme. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Illegal Immigration and U.S. Economy

    A 4 page paper discussing the impact of illegal immigration on the U. S. economy. The number of illegal immigrants in the U.S., the costs associated with them, and other multi-layered impacts. Bibliography lists 4 sources.


    This 12-page paper examines the financials fraud perpetrated by WorldCom, Tyco, Adelphia and ZZZZ Best. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Accounting and Tax Based Questions and Issues

    This 5-page paper asks several accounting and tax-based questions, and asks what issues these might be related to. Topics under discussion include gifting, transfer of income, transfer of property and more. Bibliography lists one source.


    This 7-page paper focuses on the purpose of a statement of cash flows (cash flow statement) and what it is. Also discussed are cash flow ratios. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Cost of Capital and a Marriott Case Study

    This 5 page paper examines a case study prepared for Marriott and determines what the best financial decision would be for this company in order to maximize shareholder wealth.


    This 4-page paper examines the impact of taxation on cigarettes. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Economic Growth And Inflation

    A 4 page paper. The writer responds to this question: Should a country's economic growth rate be higher than its inflation rate? The essay discusses ideal growth rates, reports growth rates and inflation rates in the U.S. for 2006 and 2007 and discusses the growth and inflation rates in Vietnam. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Is Having a Credit Card Good?

    A 3 page paper which examines whether owning a credit card is good or not. The paper argues that it is likely important and good to own a credit card. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Interest Rates and Credit Cards

    A 3 page paper about the cost of credit cards. The four basic types of credit cards are identified. Five credit cards are compared in terms of interest rates, grace periods and fees. The costs of one virtual bank is explained. The writer alerts consumers that different banks and companies have different costs even when the credit card is a Visa or MasterCard. 1 Table included. Data included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.


    This 5-page paper discusses how credit derivatives contributed to AIG, Bear Stearns' and Lehman Brothers' collapse. Bibliography lists 4 sources.


    This 5-page paper examines the FASB's proposed amendment to its No. 133, and describes why the amendment is necessary. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Gold Commodity and Market

    This 8 page paper looks at the commodity of gold, examining the way gold is priced and the market performs. The paper starts with consideration of why gold is different to other commodities, the perceptions of gold, the history of gold pricing including the gold standard and Breton Woods agreement. The current performance of gold and the supply chain is also considered. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Economics of Gas Prices

    A 7 page paper discussing the rise and fall of gasoline prices in 2005 and 2006. Gas prices experienced an intense price spike such as that which followed Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. Even more curiously, world oil prices spiraled upward at about the same time, eventually reaching more than $78 a barrel in July 2006. That price for crude translated to prices of more than $3 a gallon at the pump, but in recent weeks the price of crude has been falling and so have the retail prices at the pump. The purpose here is to investigate why that might be. The paper discusses supply and demand, as well as price elasticity. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Causes and Conditions of Homelessness

    A 6 page paper which examines many of the conditions which lead to homelessness and those conditions which involve the homeless. The paper discusses socioeconomic concerns, physical and psychological health issues, and environmental issues. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • How To Invest Wisely

    A 6 page paper. There are many factors to consider when investing. This paper discusses: why short-term investments are needed; long-term investments; risk factor, including emotional risk, and the relationship between risk and return. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Monetary Policies And Airlines

    A 3 page paper that begins by explaining what monetary policy is, what it does and who administers the policies. The writer discusses airlines and comments on hiring at and growth of airlines when the monetary policies to spur growth are in place. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Definition and National Economic Objectives of Monetary Policy

    This 5 page paper discusses what a monetary policy is and its goals for the nation's economy. This leads to a discussion of the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States, which is the organization that administers the country's monetary policy. The instruments the Federal Reserve Bank at its disposal to achieve the goals of the monetary policy are discussed. The difference between expansionary and contractionary policies is explained. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Likelihood of Impulse Buying Assessed

    This 11 page paper considers the way impulse purchases are made. The paper begins with a consideration of purchase models and then uses data supplied by a the student to determine which groups of respondents to a survey are most likely to make an impulse purchase of a share. The result supplied by the student are in the form of a regression equation. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Bank of England, Inflation, Unemployment, and the Rational Expectations Theory

    A paper which looks at the tradeoff between unemployment and inflation in the light of the rational expectations theory, with specific reference to the Bank of England's fiscal policies. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Should A Company Undertake Loss Management If They Have Insurance?

    This 14 page paper discusses the statement "As an organisation we pay a lot of money on insurance. There is therefore no need for us to invest time and resources in other methods of loss management." The paper discusses this looking at what losses insurance can cover, alternatives to insurance, the need for a cost benefit analysis, responsibility and the influence of asymmetrical information and moral hazard. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Pension Business and Insurance Companies

    A 10 page paper that explains the types of pension/retirement programs offered by insurance companies, what they are, how they work, eligibility for them, and benefits distribution options. The writer also discusses what insurance companies need to do if they want to capture a greater proportion of the pension business industry. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Insurance Industry and Testing for Adverse Selection

    This 9 page paper considers how testing propositions involving information asymmetries is inherently difficult and discusses this in the context of the available evidence for the existence of adverse selection in insurance markets. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Internal Auditing and Use of Technology

    A 7 page paper discussing several ways that technology has enhanced auditing’s ability to provide greater value to the organization. CAATTs greatly increase the auditing product’s usefulness and reliability, for many can identify and highlight trends far more quickly than can people. Continuous monitoring of the data included in the audit process allows for nearly real-time audit reports and can detect detrimental trends far earlier, giving management more time to deal with whatever is creating the trend, and before the trend can become an insurmountable problem. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Economics and Football: A Look at the Jacksonville Jaguars

    This 7 page paper focuses on the Jacksonville Jaguars and applies economic principles to the analysis. Ticket pricing is the focus of this inquiry but other things are discussed. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Public Finance

    A 4 page paper that discusses specific issues. The paper begins with comments related to what the philosophy of public finance seems to be today (spend, spend, spend), then discusses the differences between governmental accounting and non-governmental accounting and lastly, comments on government budgeting and financial reporting. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Market Value Add and Economic Value Add

    This 5-page paper touches on two economic factors --Economic Value Add and Market Value Add -- and determines how they fit into an accounting format. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Foreign Debt Forgiveness and Financing

    This paper focuses on various ideas regarding foreign debt, including dealing with debt among low-income and middle-income countries, the IMF's HIPC Initiative and the concepts of debt overhang and sustainability. Bibliography lists 8 sources.


    This 13-page paper discusses the way in which Gap Inc. can report its CSR activities in a measureable manner. Bibliography lists 11 sources.


    This 4-page paper provides a book review about Suze Orman's "The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous and Broke." Bibliography lists 2 sources.


    This 5-page paper discusses the impact of the global recession on Antigua and Barbuda. Also discussed is the impact of the Stanford scandal. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • European Union, Economic and Cultural Development

    This 5 page paper considers the question: What does European federalism indicate about the relationship between culture, political development, and economic development? The question is based on the fact that culture plays a key role in political and economic development. The writer first addresses the issue of whether or not the EU can be considered a federation and then discusses the inclusion of culture in EU documents since the beginning but these statements suggest a shared culture unique to Europe. Turkey's push to join the EU is used as an example of how a vastly different culture could upset the EU. The writer also discusses the topic of culture and economic development, in general, concluding there is no distinct answer to the original question. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Economic Growth and Innovation

    A 4 page paper assessing a broad statement regarding the origin of economic growth, “research and development is the central cause of economic growth.” Adam Smith has been shown to have been correct in nearly all of his statements, and that regarding the natural growth of economies is no different. They have indeed shown themselves to expand over time, but those that have grown to the greatest degree have been those in which there has been great technological change brought about by research and development. The statement, “research and development is the central cause of economic growth,” is one that must be accepted as being true. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Financial Analysis of Buckeye Partners

    This 3-page paper is a financial analysis of Buckeye Partners and its financial and income statements.

  • Trade Relations Between India and the US

    This 10 page paper discusses trade between the United States and India. The essay begins with some background comments about India's place in world trade and when the country increased trade efforts. The writer reports different efforts made by officials of the two countries to increase trade by reducing certain barriers. In fact, trade has increased over the last few years. The essay reports the most common exports and imports between India and the United States and comments on business service outsourcing, e.g., tech support for products. 2 Tables are included. Statistical data are included. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Financial Education in Australian Schools

    This 5 page paper looks at the way that children are taught about money in Australia. The paper outlines a number of approaches that are found in primary and secondary schools, including the commercially sponsored programs. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Financial Risk Management

    This 10 page paper considers why companies should manage financial risk. The paper considers this in terms of firm survival and also the way in which responsibilities exist to shareholders and other stakeholders. The paper considers how lack of financial risk management may create a scenario for failure, even where business is good. The paper also considers the role of opportunity risks and how this reflects in financial risk management. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Economics and Political Influences in Sport

    This 4 page paper is written in two parts, the first part of the paper looks at the contradictory economic position of the NFL team managers, who have to work as partners sharing revenue as well as competitors. The second part of the paper looks at the relationship between sports and government polices. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Energy Crisis

    An 8 page paper. We have a serious energy crisis that few seem to be acknowledging. Leeb and Strathy, however, say we are on the edge of the most serious crisis ever. Beginning with the comments of these authors, this essay compares two economic energy policies, CARE from the 1970s and the Energy Policy Act of 2005 in term so which had greater impact. The essay then briefly describes some alternative energy approaches. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Discussion Questions for Literature and Economics

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of literature and economics. A variety of academic discussion questions are examined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Economic Impacts of Sports Stadiums

    This 8 page paper looks at the potential economic impact that a new sports stadium may have on an area. The paper considers the way that stadiums have been used as tools to help regenerate areas and stimulate local economic development. Research is reviewed and discussed to asses whether stadiums can create a net economic benefit or are more likely to result in a loss. The discussion includes how and why the advantages and disadvantages occur. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Medical Economics - Creating Budgets for Clinical Trials

    This 10 page paper looks at the way in which clinical trial budgets are created, assessing the different stages and the various types of cost. The paper presents information which will provide a solid foundation for the creation and assessment of clinical trial budgets. The bibliography cites 7 sources.


    This 5-page economics paper discusses the impact of government-sanctioned price ceilings on Sri Lankan rice. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Fair Trade In The United Kingdom

    This 8 page paper begins a short explanation of what Fair Trade means and the purpose of Fair Trade. The essay discusses Fair Trade as it applies to the United Kingdom, including data and statistics and consumers' perceptions of this type of product. The essay identifies some of the stores that strongly support Fair Trade and how they do so. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Economic Forces and the Fast Food Industry

    This 6 page paper responds to the question: "How do economic forces impact a business?" The writer uses a fictitious fast food restaurant, Steakburger, as an example. A brief background about Steakburger is offered and the competitive nature of the fast food business is discussed. Real data regarding the growth of the fast food industry are included. The writer explains that the owners want to expand and explains how certain economic forces are delaying that goal. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Economic Approach to Socialized Medicine and an Aging Population

    This 6 page paper considers two related questions, firstly the reasons that justify socialized medicine, this includes issues such as market failure, asymmetry of information leading to moral hazard as well as the ethical approach that favours a utilitarian system. The second part of the paper then considers how the economy is changing due to an increasingly aged population, and why this will impact on the economy. Population graphs are included to demonstrate the way that the population structure is becoming more top heavy. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • The Value Of Agricultural Land

    A 3 page paper that begins by explaining the two types of value related to agricultural land. The essay then discusses land development, i.e., construction of homes, and its effect on the value of agricultural land. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Mock Results of Report on Capital Risk Assessment

    This 5 page paper considers how a report may be out together research the link between the use of risk assessment tools and the returns on assets and equity in medium sized companies. The paper presents some mock results to demonstrate their presentation. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Welfare Benefits for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the UK

    This 6 page paper looks at the welfare benefits that are available to asylum seekers and refugees in the United Kingdom and how these have changed since the 1990’s limiting the rights and potential benefits that can be claimed by asylum seekers. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction

    An 8 page paper that addresses the questions of whether poverty reduction increases economic growth and whether economic growth reduces poverty. The writer begins by quoting President Franklin Roosevelt who argued for a living wage. Other researchers are then cited with an overview of their conclusions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Does the Voluntary Sector Subsidize Government Spending?

    This 8 page paper considers the way that voluntary labor is used and whether it is an action supported by unselfish people or if it is more important and integral to the economy. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Caribbean Banana Trade Wars and Banana Trade Security

    This 13 page paper dicusses the Banana Trade War and its impact on the Caribbean's banana trade security. This paper focuses on the events leading up to the decision by the European Union to open up trade to all suppliers. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • UK Banking Services, Compliance, and Vulnerabilities

    This 15-page paper focuses on a fictitous financial services company and how a compliance officer, based on literature about the topic, can determine vulnerabilities and solution to those vulnerabilities. The paper is written from a UK perspetive. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Opportunity Costs of College

    A 3 page paper discussing the costs and benefits of taking the time to gain a college degree. Those with college degrees currently earn nearly twice over their entire working lives as those with only a high school education, but there is less opportunity now for high school graduates than in the past. In the future there will be decreasing demand for those without a college degree and the lifetime earning potential between those with and without college degrees is likely to become even more disparate. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Demand and Supply Economic Concepts

    This 3 page paper explains the following concepts: equilibrium price, changes resulting from non-determinants of supply and demand, shift versus movement in the supply and demand curves, normal good and inferior good. Examples included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Forecasting

    This 24 page paper looks at the importance of forecasting in a business environment and looks at a ranger of forecasting methods, explaining how they can be used. The paper starts with basic supply and demand forecasting and moves onto statistical and trend forecasting, simulation and marketing models used to make forecasts. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Economy and the Real Estate Bubble

    A 7 page paper. Is there a real estate bubble or not? If there is a bubble, will it burst? This essay suggests what is happening is more aptly called the cycles of real estate. These two questions are discussed. The writer also discusses the effect of today's real estate market on the economy in the short-term and the long-term and the economic principles that apply to this market. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • 2003 and 2004 Anheuser Busch and Intel Shares Statistically Analyzed

    This 11 page paper is a statistical analysis of the share price and volumes levels traded in these two major shares. The paper includes a summary of the share price over 52 weeks, scatter graphs of share price against volumes traded, frequency tables and graphs and regression analysis.


    This 5-page paper discusses the economics when it comes to purchasing a house. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Renting an Apartment or Buying a House

    5 pages in length. There are a number of distinctions between buying a house and renting an apartment; while both situations present a combination of positive and negative attributes, one must consider the overall living arrangements in order to determine which option is most suitable. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • The Truth In Lending Act

    A 17 page paper that begins with the background and purpose of the Truth in Lending Act adopted in 1969 as Title I of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, including the subsequent amendments to the Act. The writer explains that the Federal Reserve Board adopted Regulation Z to implement this Act. The FRB subsequently adopted the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act to address predatory lending issues. The next section provides a comprehensive explanation of the major provisions of TILA and Regulation Z, including the categories of transactions and the disclosures that must be made and how they must be made. Consequences of violating this Act and Regulation are explained. The writer also comments on the impact of TILA and Regulation Z on the consumer finance industry. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Argument That Happiness Cannot Be Purchased with Money

    This 10 page paper sets out to prove that the wealthy are no happier than those in the lower echelons of society. Many myths about wealth and happiness are dismantled. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Investment, Capital Expenditures, and the Process of Capital Budgeting

    Properly budgeting capital expenditures and investment can result in good cash flow, which translates to company expansion. Increases in factory production or service features can increase market diversity that make a company better positioned to expand both internationally and in its current market. Subjects covered include the process, characteristics such as evaluation methods (NPV, IRR, initial cash flow, initial costs, etc.), benefits to company, responsibilities and impact on decisionmaking. Bibliography lists 9 sources. jvCapBud.rtf

  • 4 Types of Accounting Dissertation Proposals

    This 16 page paper outlines four potential dissertations that concern accounting issues between the UK and one or more Arabic nations. The proposals have an outline question, consideration of the theoretical basis, a short literature review and a suggested schedule. The subjects are; 1. Environmental accounting in two different areas, 2. Accounting and terrorism, 3. The impact of international accounting standards on two different regions and 4. The impact of trade organisations and cartels on profits. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • Identity Theft

    A 5 page paper which examines identity theft. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Nonprofit Organizations and 2002's Sarbanes-Oxley Act

    A 5 page paper. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, also known as the American Competitiveness and Corporate Accountability Act of 2002, was passed in response to the many accounting scandals in private sector corporations. There are provisions in this Act that apply to everyone, however. This essay discusses how nonprofits are being affected by the Act. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Supply And Demand - Law Of Diminishing Returns

    A 6 page paper. The first part of this essay reports an article from the WSJ about the supply and demand of oil and corn, explaining how the demand impacts the supply and the affiliated cost issues. The second part of the paper discusses the law of diminished returns and provides three specific examples. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Choice, Scarcity, Supply and Demand

    This 3 page paper explains the law of supply and demand, the concept of scarcity and the concept of choice. The essay then explains the interaction and how scarcity and choice affect supply and demand. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Success of Marriott's Marketing Strategies and the Management Descriptions of Philip Kotler

    Philip Kotler describes a method of marketing management, which applies to the success of the Marriott marketing strategies that began in 1985 as reported by Steve Swartz. Kotler's method is based on customer satisfaction that also satisfies the corporate goals. Bibliography lists 5 sources. jvMariot.rtf


    This 3-page paper answers questions about credit terms, mergers and acquisitions.

  • Health Care - United States vs Canada

    An 8 page paper. Compares health care in both countries, reports data regarding costs and comments on access and goals of each program. The problems reported with each system are reported and discussed. A recommendation is made for the health care system in the U.S. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • What Can be Done About UK Money Laundering

    This 50-page paper discusses money laundering and regulations in the UK. Topics discussed include what money laundering is and how it occurs, how terrorism and money laundering are linked, and the many regulations passed in an attempt to get rid of this crime. The paper includes a table of contents. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Employee Motivation and Budgetary Controls

    This 10 page paper considers the statement that benefits of budgetary control are outweighed by the de-motivating effects of the budget on the staff of the organization. The paper considers the role and manifestation of budgetary controls and how they interact with motivation theory. The paper utilizes the models of economic man and social man. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Globalization : Outsourcing And Jobs

    A 4 page paper that demonstrates offshore outsourcing is bad for America. The writer reports data regarding jobs lost and jobs being lost, even among white-collar workers. The writer explains the meaning of outsourcing and offshoring. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Employee Benefits Package Sample

    This 8 page paper offers a sample benefits package for management and non-management employees. The writer also comments on the reasons for providing the benefit and why there is a difference in certain benefits between management/executive and non-management employees. Benefits included are health, dental, vision, paid days off, including maternity leave, family leave, new father leave, holidays, sick days, vacation days, child care, and different retirement benefits, including profit sharing and stock options. Research has shown that having a generous employee benefits package attracts talented people to work for the company and keeps them once hired. For instance, studies have shown companies can save as much or more than $75,000 per year when child care assistance is offered. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Environment, Agriculture, and Population Growth

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