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Over 2012-2013 the most perspective industries featured by extensive M&A (mergers and acquisitions) activity are financial, manufacturing, gas and oil industries. Currently the level of M&A activity is described as moderate and the trends observed over 2012 are the same. The types of M&A transactions in Venezuela are regional and...

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An estimated 47 million Americans are living in poverty (Reiff). The low minimum wage is the main reason attributed to poverty experienced by Americans. The District of Columbia together with other twenty US states have made a decision to raise their minimum wages to over $7.25 of the federal state....

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Introduction Justice in very simple terms is fairness in any arena. Economic justice on the other hand is the freedom and the principles that guide a society in designing economic institutions in an economic zone. It is therefore prudent to note that for better economic institutions to exist, some certain...

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Question 1 The growing popularity of e-readers challenges established beliefs about the popularity of print books. An emerging consensus is that the e-readers advertised by Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other companies are likely to become the beginning of an end in the publishing industry (Kolakowski, 2011). Under the influence...

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A circular economy is one which takes its framework from the living world. In nature there is no waste; every by-product of one process becomes a product in another. The current systems of consumption and disposal include considerable waste in material, energy and efforts. Natural resources, human capital and recycling...

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The creation of the new transportation system in the 19th century is fairly regarded as the turning point in U.S. history. Railroads caused a revolution in the United States, as well as in the hearts and minds of Americans. Today, it is difficult to imagine the Industrial Revolution without railroads....

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U.S. financial markets have a strong impact on the economy, businesses, and individuals. For example, the economy is generally positive or negative according to the state of the financial markets. This occurs because financial markets control the flow of cash into and out of the economy, specifically in the areas...

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1. ASEAN affects the multinational firms that invest in its members? Formed back in 1992 by six member states which aimed at integration of regional trade, ASEAN has expanded of late. The U.S. multinational corporations investing in ASEAN economic community members have gained considerable revenues. On the one hand, the...

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Their are a variety of reasons why the country should encourage businesses to expand whenever economies of scale are present. Economies of scale are present when the cost of production is cheaper than the output that is produced. For example, Wal-Mart is able to sell Coke at a lower price...

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There are two major economic systems in the world today which are capitalism and socialism. It is understandable that one feels the temptation to compare them to each other but the right question to ask is not as to which one is perfect but rather which one is better. This...

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It is U.S. policy makers, particularly the Fed who affect the money supply. Fed affects money supply through three main tools though it uses each tool to a varying degree. The first tool is the required reserve ratio which determines the balance banks are required to keep with the Fed....

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The concept of an open economy on a macroeconomic scale is one that deals with the free interaction of economies around the world, allowing for multiple economies to interact with each other in ways that are mutually beneficial to both.1 The flow of goods and services between these different economies...

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A. Antitrust Laws These are also known as competition laws. These laws prevent unfair competition and practices from large companies and corporations. There are four sections of these laws. The first one is an agreement between competitors. This agreement prevents fixing of prices by limiting contracts of similar competitors dealing...

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The minimum support price (MSP) for cotton was Rs. 4000 while it was traded at Rs.4200-4500 a quintal. The CCI is ready at all cost to make cotton purchases from the market at the minimum support price. Reports were issued from an official that the Cotton Corporation of India had...

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Richard D. Kahlenberg has been a major proponent of affirmative action and a contributor in matters relating to education. He believes that there is heightened inequality in education, resulting from increased racial preference policies in the admission of colleges. Kahlenberg starts his argument by saying that universities and colleges have...

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Arguably, the shift from classical economics to liberal economics is as much a shift induced by the degree of emphasis placed on sociological and anthropological concepts, as it is by economic concepts. In light of this view, the historical distinction Aristotle made in between oikonomia and chrematistics: the former concept...

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Introduction From the article "pensions are at the heart of the continuing row over Greece's parlous finances" from The Economist, on the 29/0/15, Greece is trying hard to persuade their creditor that is has a feasible economic reform plan to avoid the country from going into bankruptcy and unlock emergency...

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The Middle East is an area that for better or for worse is a staple in news reports across the world. Many of these stories are focused on violence and international conflicts though the region is perhaps even more relevant due to its oil supplies and subsequent grip on energy...

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In an article in Forbes Magazine, the author, Christopher Helman, discusses the current issues surrounding the war on coal as a power source. The administration of President Barack Obama, under the Environmental Protection Agency, has imposed strict limits on the emissions allowed from energy-producing coal plants in America. The article...

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The National Minimum Wage has been a long contested entity. This is because, as far back as the beginning of the 20th Century, there have been proponents for its introduction. It took under the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 for it to be introduced. The reception of the minimum wage...

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Hospitals in the United States are aware that in order to improve patient outcomes and avoid errors, quality and operation efficiency need to be improved. Preventable errors were responsible for almost $20 billion in additional costs to hospitals in 2008 (Andel et al., 2012). Increased instances of hospital-associated infections such...

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DiLorenzo’s opinion on government-funded projects does have some bias, but it is important to recognize that the opinion has a tremendous amount of merit, too. He operates from the default position that assigns negative connotations and intentions to those who are operating within the government context. This includes politicians and...

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Throughout the course of this assignment, the relationship between marginal revenue and marginal cost will be explained and the importance of these concepts for profit maximization will be outlined. The total revenue to total cost and marginal revenue to marginal cost approaches will be described and the nature of Company...

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The debate between the supporters of capitalism and socialism has been going on for centuries and it was the primary factor behind the Cold War. The victory of U.S. in the Cold War as well as the relatively superior performance of capitalist countries has lend credibility to capitalism but the...

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In order to combat economic recessions and stimulate economic recovery, monetary policy is normally invoked as the tool of choice by the Federal Reserve to move toward restoring the country’s recovery. In the short run, monetary policy is expected to have an effect on aggregate demand by increasing the demand...

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