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The Economic Growth in Hong Kong and Singapore

The World Bank is currently advising newly industrialized countries on how to encourage growth and they have asked for your help. Using the internet and other resources, research the factors behind economic growth in Hong Kong and Singapore. Which of these methods of encouraging growth would you suggest to a newly industriali

Introduction to Macroeconomics, Productivity and Growth

I would really appreciate any help that I can get with the following questions. 1. Which of the following statements regarding Gross Domestic Product is not true? a. It is a stock variable. b. It is measured for a particular time period, usually one year. c. It is perhaps the most effective mean

Growth and the PPF

I would appreciate any help that I can get to answer the two parts to this question. Please view the attachment for the production possibilities frontier chart. 1. (Growth and the PPF) Use the production possibilities frontier (PPF) to demonstrate economic growth. a. With consumption goods on one axis and capital goods on

Introduction to Macroeconomics, Productivity and Growth

I would really appreciate any help that I can get with these to questions. Question 1 Why do economists pay more attention to national economies than state or regional economies? Question 2 What factors might contribute to a low level of productivity in an economy? Compare these to the rapid productivity growth exp

Microeconomics

Please refer to attached word document and answer the following three questions: 1. Briefly describe the article. Why is this article interesting? 2. How does the article relate to the economic terms? (Choose 2 terms) 3. What are the future implications of this article and its effects on the economy?

Questions related to microeconomics

I have pulled 14 questions out of a pool of 30 that I would like to receive some help on. The assistance with each of these questions will allow me to figure out the remaining problems since some are similar in content.

Capital Markets and the Pricing of Risk

A corporation is determining whether to expand into a new territory. It has estimated the following based on possible changes in the economy. What is their expected growth and risk measure of the growth. Economic Improvement Probability Growth Gets Worse 20% -20%

Microeconomic Policy and its Principles

Assume that the economy is already in a recession, and both the President and Congress have decided to do something to restore the economy. Both agree that lowering taxes would not be a good idea, but do believe that it is in the best interest of the economy to increase government spending in defense, education & infrastructure.

Real GDP

1.Assume last year's real GDP was $7,000 billion, this year's nominal GDP is $8,820 billion, and the GDP-deflator for this year is 120. What was the growth rate of real GDP? Does this show an improvement in economic welfare? (Clearly explain your answer) 2.Suppose the value of the French Franc in terms of the dollar is

Explain the business value of economic indicators

Please describe 3 economic indicators, and explain the business value of economic indicators. Provide a 350-450 word explanation please. I just need your input (please provide your own input not just a list of references.

Macroeconomics IP 2 1-2 pages

Use the following data to answer questions 1-3 (be sure to provide all calculations). Quanity Prices Year CD's Tennis Racquets CD's Tennis Racquets 2005 90 180 $18 $100 2006 100 190 $20 $11

Macroeconomics

Discussion Question 1 British Prime Minister Lady Thatcher proposed a poll tax that levied an equal amount of tax on each citizen regardless of his or her income. This tax was repealed after a brief trial period. Why do you think this tax was unpopular? Discuss the pros and cons of the tax and arrive at a conclusive answer.

The Importance of Economic Growth

Why is economic growth important? Why could the difference between a 2.5 percent and a 3 percent annual growth rate be of great significance over several decades?

Katrina

Hurricane Katrina may sting U.S. economic growth by choking energy supplies even as the damages caused by the storm spur massive rebuilding and emergency government spending. Economists, while emphasizing that few concrete damage assessments have yet been made, said the major hurricane that struck the country's key Louisiana

Economic Concerns in Argentina

What is the biggest economic concern for Argentina, like unemployment or population, and the factors behind economic growth (GDP) in Hong Kong and Singapore? Or at least web sites I can find this information so I can compare this to the US's GDP rate. These are for 2007.

Managerial Economics

I need help to start writing a 1,500 - 2,000 word research paper discussing a current topic in the field of Managerial Economics (the economics of the firm). I have submit the topic and outline and it was approve. Thank you

The Federal Reserve, through its power to raise and lower interest rates, exercises more influence over economic growth and the level of employment than any other government entity.

Read the following remarks made by news analyst Louis Uchitelle on October 12, 2007 regarding the vital role of the Fed Chairman Benanke in a time of economic crisis such as the financial meltdown started a year ago in the US and the global financial market. The remarks below are followed by the question #1 to answer. The Fed

Impact of Foreign Economic Aid

What is the impact of foreign economic aid from rich countries to LDCs? Should developing countries continue to seek such aid? How did so may developing nations get into such serious foreign debt problems, and what are the implications for economic growth and development for these countries

Global Strategic Management

Research Berkshire Hathaway (http://www.berkshirehathaway.com). Develop both an EFAS (External Factors Analysis Summary) table and an IFAS (Internal Factors Analysis Summary) table. The tables are to be submitted in one Excel file (one sheet for the EFAS and one sheet for the IFAS), and a written in MS Word. The descript

General Motors - Economic Indicators

1. Current ratio 2. Quick ratio (acid test) Define each ? Describe current status ? Do a graph illustrating a historic trend (5 years) ? Analyze the relationship among inflation, unemployment and the business cycle. ? Evaluate the impact of inflation, unemployment and the bu

Four Economic Questions - GDP, GNP, Natural Rate of Unemployment

1. Describe the four broad categories of GDP using consumption approach. Give detailed account of each component. 2. Explain the difference between GDP and GNP. What adjustments needs to be made to GDP to arrive at GNP? 3. What is the "Natural Rate of Unemployment" ? 4. Why do some economies grow faster than others

International trade deficit

Your hometown newspaper needs someone to write an informative article on large scale economic issues. The reporter who spoke with you before thinks of you, welcomes you home, and requests another article. Click here to view a summary of disaggregated data drawn from information provided on the 2000 U.S. balance of payments which

Global economic and political policies and their impact on business decisions

Details: Upon your return home, you receive an invitation to speak to a class at the local high school. You are to be part of a panel of three local people considered to have experience in international business. The question you are assigned to answer is "What are some obstacles to successful international economic policy coord

International monetary fund

Task Type: Discussion Board Deliverable Length: 4-5 paragraphs Points Possible: 75 Due Date: 9/15/2008 11:59:59 PM CT Your cousin's latest interest is The International Monetary Fund, about which you are now chatting online. The IMF was established by the United Nations in 1944 to provide loans to countries in fina

Economic Indicators

Using real GDP, unemployment rate, consumer price index, foreign exchange rate/auto sales, and oil/gas prices, prepare a 1,000 word paper in which you define each of the indicators as related to the auto sales industry, and describe its current status. If possible, present a separate graph for each indicator illustrating the his

Airline Industry Economic Project Presentation

Prepare 3 Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides in which you summarize the following information: 1. An in-depth analysis on how your forecast will impact the Airline Industry. 2. Include an evaluation of the impact of past and current fiscal policies, monetary policies, budget deficits or surpluses on the economy and on the airlin