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    Winners and Losers of Changes in Socio-economic Events

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    From an economic stand point, determine the winners and losers for the following events and trends:

    1. Hurricane Katrina.
    2. The influx of illegal immigrants in the United States.
    3. The 30% high school dropout rate in the United States.
    4. The aging population in the United States, Europe, and China.
    5. The rising price of oil worldwide.

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    From an economic stand point, determine the winners and losers for the following events and trends:

    1. Hurricane Katrina.
    Winners: Construction industry
    Losers: Ultimate consumers, fixed salary earners

    2. The influx of illegal immigrants in the United States.
    Winners: Businesses - ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution specifies the winners and losers of the following events and trends: Hurricane Katrina, the influx of illegal immigrants in the United States, the 30% high school dropout rate in the United States, the aging population in the United States, Europe, and China, and the rising price of oil worldwide.

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