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  • Education O Full Employment
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    External Influences The Macro-economy The production and exchange process of the whole economy as opposed to individual markets within the economy. Businesses are affected by changes in the macro-economy and by government processes towards the macro-economy. Government economic policies change a lot. (e.g. labour made bank of England independent on their first day in office.) Instead of dividing the economy into different sectors (e.g. retail, cars etc) we look at the economy of the country as a...
  • Postmodern Family And Postindustrial Economy
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    A postmodern family is a family, which has been stripped down from the extended family model consisting of grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins all living together. The postmodern family is an "anything goes family". It can include stepmothers, stepfathers, half brothers and sisters, and many aunts, uncles, and grandparents. The family that used to be economically dependent on the male now has the women in the work force as well. The postindustrial economy deals with how people today have mu...
  • Increase In Demand For Services
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    tom david Economics How has the level of employment / unemployment and national minimum wage legislation impacted on the economy as a whole and how will this effect the economy in the years to come? What is the current state of our economy? Well many economists think that this year the economy will slowdown. In the last ten years or so our eco mony has been driven by factors such as high consumer spending and the soaring property market, our economy has have already witnessed the housing market ...
  • 1 4 Under George Bush
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    The upcoming presidential election of 2004 could prove to be the most vital in our nation's history. Therefore, every issue is of importance; however, this paper will focus on George Bush and John Kerry from a non-partisan standpoint, and which candidate would be better for our economy. The economy is always changing, causing recessions as well as periods of growth for our country. However, each candidate is inclined to think he has the right answer or direction. Before deciding who gets your vo...
  • Wal Mart's Gracious Donations To Specific Communities
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    The largest and most successful company in the world is now being ridiculed for the way in which it has risen to the top. Wal-Mart is accused of setting a bad example for American companies by squeezing producers for low prices, outsourcing manufacturing jobs, discriminating in the workplace and for the inhumane treatment of employees. What these critics don't understand is that there are positive aspects to what Wal-Mart is doing. Wal-Mart is good for America because it embodies capitalism. It ...
  • More Global Economy
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    Now that the United States has changed from an industrial based economy to a more service oriented economy, it means that our economic revenues are now primarily comprised by the prevalence of intangible assets, provided by services and technology for example, and less by tangible assets by means of physical labor in factories and other manufacturing industries. Because of this change, industrial production and output have been experiencing a major falloff as jobs in factories, farms, and mines ...
  • Outsourced Jobs
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    The economy is one of the most varied topics on the political frontier that is constantly debated, though there is no obvious solution to the United States perpetual economic problems. Held within the crumbling economy of today, are many ongoing controversial issues that plague our once healthy nation. One such problem is job outsourcing, an issue with many schools of thought giving the topic its controversial nature. The exportation of jobs offshore is job outsourcing. This, to some, is believe...
  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Market Economy
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    The Advantages and Disadvantages Of A Market Economy. 27/9/96 Command and Market economies Neil Sam tani When considering the advantages and disadvantages of command and market economies, you may notice that they are usually straight forward, yet, both advantages and disadvantages may merge at times, resulting in an unclear issue, that could be debatable whether it is for the good of the society, or for the government. Therefore, what I am trying to say, is that no matter how hard you try, it is...
  • Old Economy Jobs
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    Greg KonigesLaura GronewoldENEX 101.37 May 12, 2005 An American Economy Globalization is a very pressing issue in the American culture today. Within any economy, globalization will cause many problems while at the same time solving many others. This is true because there are many factors involved with globalization, one of the most important being job outsourcing. While at first glance and from what the media reports, job outsourcing is definitely not healthy for the economy. However on upon clo...
  • Economic Effects Of The U.S. After Sept
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    Economic effects of the U.S. after Sept 11th Since the horrific attacks on the United States on Sept 11th, the nation's economy has greatly dropped into a recession, although the economy was already in trouble before Sept. 11th. Due to this incident and all the effects it has caused, it is right to blame this recession on the terrorist attacks of Sept 11th. Almost half of the states faced budget shortfalls for 2001 or 2002, which caused most peoples lives to change after the attacks. Even the U....
  • Economy Back To The Standards
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    My fellow Americans we are in a time of economic turmoil and lost dreams. The past administration failed to see the consequences of not taking federal action. This administration plans to bring back economic stability and hope for present and future generations. Our former commander-in-chief, Herbert Hoover, reacted poorly to the stock market crash of 1929. He misjudged the intensity of the collapse, calling it "a needed adjustment" and stated that by his standards, the American economy was fund...
  • 1950's The American Economy
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    Economics By the 1950's people were beginning to realize that the economy affects every person individually, whether they have a salary of fifty cents to ten million dollars. The security of our jobs and how much we earn doing them, the cost of the goods we buy, the price we pay to borrow money, and the interest we get by saving it are all directly related to the health of the economy. And in the 1950's the American economy was the strongest in the world. In the 1950's people were receiving jobs...
  • Removal Of Gm Jobs In Flint
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    Removal of GM Jobs In Flint strong culture is one that has dependency upon itself along with outside resources. The economy is hard if nearly impossible to predict, and this puts severe strain on a community that is dependent on one employer. Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Flint are examples of these types of communities. When a manufacturing process or company pulls out of a city, many problems arise. Flint is a city which has had a significant portion of an industry leave. GM used to be the heart ...
  • Socialism Unlike Communism
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    Socialism is in the greatest intrest of the public. It calls workers to unite for a better community. This gives them a better work ethic. An early socialist said, "From each according to his ability, to each according to his need". This is a very accurate summary of the basis of socialism. Everyone gives what they can and gets what they need. In a socialist economy, life security is guaranteed. For example, if you are handicapped and can't make enough money to feed and clothe your family, the c...
  • Rappaport 2 Consumer Confidence
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    A good reading on the outlook for the U.S. economy can be had by closely watching indicators such as consumer confidence, unemployment, and corporate downsizing. The chances of an U.S. recession will rise and fall with these measures. For the moment, each is holding their own. The national state of mind has reflected the economy around us. With the economy booming as a whole, so has the individual's view of the economy. The individual is taking advantage of the good times, thus fueling the econo...
  • New Dot Com Companies
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    Over the past few years IT has played an even greater role on the world economies. Before the use of IT in our economies the way governments watched over there economies was totally different compared to today where things as the internet has made keeping track of sales, purchases is a hard thing to do. Also such other things such as the premise that IT has caused unemployment, the contribution of IT to the inability of governments to control their economies and the influence of IT on the stock ...
  • Pay Equity Job System
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    Position paper on Pay Equity: In the last few decades, pay equity has been a topic of concern for women's movements who feel there are injustices within the salary system. The conflict refers to the unequal salary for men and women within Canada, where women generally make less on average then men, a new plan developed by women's movements is men and women receiving the same amount of pay for the same amount of work also called Pay Equity. The intention for pay equity is to not only extend to bu...

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