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State of the Union Essay
State of the Union Essay
State of the Union Essay Economics 201 State of the Union Address Essay President Clinton has declared that the enemy of our time is inaction, pledging to forge bipartisan agreements on a balanced budget and campaign finance reform within months, and to lead a national crusade to improve education by the turn of the century. Education, Clinton vowed, would be his number-one priority for the next four years, and he devoted the longest portion of his address to this. He appealed for nationa
Statlites
Statlites
Statlites Satellites orbit the earth doing our bidding in ways that enrich the lives of almost all of us. Through electronic eyes from hundreds of miles overhead, they lead prospectors to mineral deposits invisble on earth\'s surface. Relaying communications at the speed of light, they shrink the planet until its most distant people are only a split second apart. They beam world weather to our living room TV and guide ships through storms. Swooping low over areas of possible hostility, spies in
Supply and Demand in the Gasoline Market
Supply and Demand in the Gasoline Market
Supply and Demand in the Gasoline Market Supply and Demand in the Gasoline Market The substance known, as gasoline is a mixture of lighter liquid hydrocarbons used chiefly as a fuel for internal-combustion engines. It is produced by the fractional distillation of petroleum; by condensation or adsorption from natural gas; by thermal or catalytic decomposition of petroleum or its fractions; by the hydrogenation of producer gas or coal; or by the polymerization of hydrocarbons of lower molecular we
Survival Tips For Small Businesses
Survival Tips For Small Businesses
Survival Tips For Small Businesses You may be in Mail Order, Direct Mail, or you may be a local merchant with 150 employees; whichever, however or whatever... you\'ve got to know how to keep your business alive during economic recessions. Anytime the cash flow in a business, large or small, starts to tighten up, the money management of that business has to be run as a tight ship. Some of the things you can and should do include protecting yourself from expenditures made on sudden impulse. We\'ve
Target Audiences
Target Audiences
Target Audiences Targeting is directing promotions of a product towards a group of individuals who are likely to buy it. Different products are targeted at different audiences. After a company determines their target audience that audience is researched in order to learn about lifestyle, attitudes, values, etc. Then companies can more effectively reach their audiences by knowing what t.v. shows they watch and what magazines they read. It is through the media that companies make impressions and i
Taxes
Taxes
Taxes Economics 004 April 10,2000 “The rush is on for last-minute filers” April showers bring may flowers, but on April 15th not one American is thinking of spring. Tax day, one of the only two events in life that will not excuse anyone, is right around the corner. If you have procrastinated in your efforts to give the government even more of your money, don’t worry your not alone. A good percentage of persons haven’t filed yet. Although the tax deadline of filing your 1040 is April 15th, this y
Tecnology
Tecnology
Tecnology The microeconomic picture of the U.S. has changed immensely since 1973, and the trends are proving to be consistently downward for the nation’s high school graduates and high school drop-outs. “Of all the reasons given for the wage squeeze – international competition, technology, deregulation, the decline of unions and defense cuts – technology is probably the most critical. It has favored the educated and the skilled,” says M. B. Zuckerman, editor-in-chief of U.S. News & World Report
Teen Employment
Teen Employment
Teen Employment To Work or Not To Work According to juniorjobs.com more teens are working today then ever. In 1980 one out of every ten teens was working part time, and 1 out 20 teens was working full-time. Today those numbers have went down more than half. One out of every four teens work part time, and one out of every ten teens work full-time. In a recent survey of 100 working teens 60 % started working on their own and 40% were forced to work by their parents.(juniorjobs.com) Since I was in
Terrorism
Terrorism
Terrorism The Problem: Terrorism in the world Terrorism, which has been around for as long as people can remember, has been on the rise for the past ten years. Terrorists use murder, kidnapping, hijacking, and bombings to almost always achieve a political purpose. These radicals are not just subject to the United States, terrorism is all over the world, in every way, shape and form. There are many different types of terrorism, for many different purposes. The primary reason for terrorist acts ar
The Big Five
The Big Five
The Big Five Prologue of History Until statehood, Hawaii was ruled economically by a consortium of corporations known as the Big Five: C. Brewer and Co., sugar, ranching, and chemicals, founded in 1826; Theo. H. Davies & Co., sugar, investments, insurance, and transportation, founded in 1845; Amfac Inc. (originally H. Hackfield Inc.-a German firm that changed its name and ownership during the anti-German sentiment of WW I to American Factors), sugar, insurance, and land development, founded in
The Consumer Price Index
The Consumer Price Index
The Consumer Price Index Sept. 28, 199 Inaccuracies of the Consumer Price Index(CPI) The Consumer Price Index is a measure of the prices of a fixed market basket of some 300 consumer goods and services purchased by a typical urban consumer. The 1982-1984 period serves as the base period so analysts can compare other year’s changes with this base period. The composition of the market basket is fixed in the base period and is assumed not to change from one period to another. The reason for the a
The Cost Of Buying A Used Car
The Cost Of Buying A Used Car
The Cost Of Buying A Used Car The Cost Of Buying A Used Car This project has been put together to show the cost of buying and using a used car for one year. To show the different costs for cars I have made a chart on a later page. First, though, It probably would be good to tell a little about used cars. Used cars are, for some, a good investment. The used car is good for cheap transportation, and fun. Used cars also have many different uses besides just driving around. Some people buy used cars
The Current State Of Russia and It's Neighbouring
The Current State Of Russia and It's Neighbouring
The Current State Of Russia and It\'s Neighbouring Republics In August of 1991, the collapse of the communist system in the USSR and it\'s neighboring republics occurred. Out of the smoke emerged fifteen new republics and a union known as the Commonwealth of Independent States. These new regimes faced formidable obstacles. The collapse brought massive inflation which in turn forced the economy into a spiraling decline and a state of almost worthless value. Many people were quick to point the fin
The Debt- An Economic Catastrophe
The Debt- An Economic Catastrophe
The Debt- An Economic Catastrophe The Debt: An Economic Catastrophe Few national economic issues have generated the same kind of concern as has the federal debt problem of Canada. There is a pressing need for long-term policies to lift Canada out of the national debt hole it is in. Eliminating the debt will not only free up money being spent on interest and reduce taxes, but make Canada a more feasible place for future generations to live and work. Interest on the debt has eroded the government’
The Economic Impact of Telecomunications Deregulat
The Economic Impact of Telecomunications Deregulat
The Economic Impact of Telecomunications Deregulation in Cana The Economic Impact of The New Telecommunications Legislation By: David Lister Canada has been transformed in recent years into an information based society. Nearly half of the labour force in Canada works in occupations involving the collection and processing of information. In a society in which information has become a commodity, communications provide a vital link that can mean the difference between success or failure. Telecommun
The Economics of Clean Air
The Economics of Clean Air
The Economics of Clean Air Air is a part of all of our lives. Without clean air, nothing we know of can exist. The debate over clean air, it\'s regulations, their teammates and opposition, and the economic factors coming into play into this ever-more recognizable problem is a widespread and ever more controversial one. Like a long countdown to eventual disaster, the pollution effecting our world has no doubt made increasingly more impact on our daily lives, and has increased the intensity on Was
The Economics of Federal Defense Policy
The Economics of Federal Defense Policy
The Economics of Federal Defense Policy (turn on wordwrap) The Economics of Federal Defense Policy - Political Science ----------------------------------------------------------- Three out of four Americans polled in the 1992 election year believed that the United States was heading in the wrong direction. With such an overwhelming consensus, the country hired a new president to attempt to fix the vital issues at hand. Although both Republicans and Democrats believed that the United States was s
The Economics of the N H L
The Economics of the N H L
The Economics of the N H L J.C.H. Jones\'s article The Economics of the National Hockey League (1969) purpose is to explain through simple micro economics that the prime motive of professional hockey team owners is profit maximization. The owners argue that their main interest is for the love of the game, not the financial benefits of owning a professional sports franchise and to avoid government regulations such as the Combines Act (note 1). An article written in 1982 by J.A. Schofield enti
The Effect of Technology on Modern America
The Effect of Technology on Modern America
The Effect of Technology on Modern America U.S. Wage Trends The microeconomic picture of the U.S. has changed immensely since 1973, and the trends are proving to be consistently downward for the nation’s high school graduates and high school drop-outs. “Of all the reasons given for the wage squeeze – international competition, technology, deregulation, the decline of unions and defense cuts – technology is probably the most critical. It has favored the educated and the skilled,” says M. B. Zucke
The Effects of Stress, Alcohol Outcome Expectancie
The Effects of Stress, Alcohol Outcome Expectancie
The Effects of Stress, Alcohol Outcome Expectancies, Gender, The Effects of Stress, Alcohol Outcome Expectancies, Gender, Coping Styles, and Family Alcoholism on Alcohol Consumption Research Proposal by Josh Robbins 100-928-594 November 26, 1996 Economics 143 Abstract One large component of American popular culture today is alcohol. A common stereotype for the effects of alcohol is that as a drug it acts as a stress antagonist. This theory was introduced by Conger (1956) as the Tension Reduction
The Fed and interest rates
The Fed and interest rates
The Fed and interest rates The Fed and Interest Rates Dave Pettit of The Wall Street Journal writes a daily column that appears inside the first page of the journal\'s Money & Investment section. If the headlines of Mr. Pettit\'s daily column are any accurate record of economic concerns and current issues in the business world, the late weeks of March and the early weeks of April in 1994 were intensely concerned with interest rates. To quote, Industrials Edge Up 4.32 Points Amid Caution on Inte
The Global Economy
The Global Economy
The Global Economy Advanced Composition Term Paper: Will the Global Economy help or hurt the next generation of Americans? Will the global economy help or hurt the next generation of Americans? This is the question I am going to investigate in this paper. The global economy is the system pertaining to the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services around the globe. It is important that we understand the global economy because it is and will be affecting the way we learn, work
The Great Depression
The Great Depression
The Great Depression The Great Depression All these changes affects the society in different ways .The Great Depression caused many people to destruct businesses and led the government to regulate the businesses and economic affairs. All this increased regulation led to the widespread belief that the government should promise or guarantee citizens a good life, and high employment. After the depression, many people no longer trusted employers to protect workers. As a result labor unions gained mo
The Greek Economy
The Greek Economy
The Greek Economy Greek Economy Agriculture The Greek economy depends a lot on agriculture. One quarter of the Greek workforce is engaged in farming, and agriculture constitutes about 15% of the domestic production. Not much attention has been drawn on the agricultural sector of the economy. The farms are pretty small, the division of inheriting land has reduced the average size to 3,4 hectares (8 acres) and it is really difficult to use mechanised equipment efficiently. Yields are also low due
The importance of planning
The importance of planning
The importance of planning GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT - 31.2GM1 THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING FOR A STEREO MANUFACTURER BY: ØYSTEIN AULIN Reg,nr. 943778923 HERIOTT-WATT 30/12 1995 THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING FOR A STEREO MANUFACTURER There have been a continuously developing process of recording, prepare & process, and playback equipment during the last century. This has placed the music in a totally new position in our society. Prior to the 20’th century music was only related to special occa
The National Debt
The National Debt
The National Debt The National Debt For the past centuries, the american people dug themselves into a big hole which is the National Debt. In this paper I will discuss the history of the national debt, effects on the debt/deficit, wais to reduce it and control the deficit. the national debt has increased every year from 1945 to 1995. The biggest increase of the debt was from the years 1985 to 1995 whwn it went up about three trillion dollars. Right after the Civil War the debt held at three bill
Classless America
Classless America
Classless America The myth of a classless American society coupled with social stratification impedes race relations in the U.S. far more than any racial differences. The never ending struggle of the have-nots to become one of the haves produces a frustration and feeling of oppression that acts as a catalyst for spawning racial tensions. Minorities see the majority of wealth in the hands of the white population and feel that the wealth is unevenly distributed. Whites hear of government programs
The NewYork History
The NewYork History
The NewYork History Growth of NYS Business April 17, 1996 For a number of reasons, business enterprise in New York grew by leaps and bounds between 1825 and 1860. New York\'s growth between the years 1825 and 1860 can be attributed to a number of factors. These include but cannot be limited to the construction of the Erie Canal, the invention of the telegraph, the developed of the railroads, the establishment of Wall Street and banking, the textile, shipping, agriculture and newpaper industries,
The North Americam Free Trade Agreement
The North Americam Free Trade Agreement
The North Americam Free Trade Agreement Since the birth of this great nation in 1776, the United States has remained a dominant world power in many aspects. The American standard of living has been the envy of the world, powered by an economy rivaled by nearly no one. Our economy continues to be the rock with which the global economy can lean on, as evidenced by nations that rely on huge reserves of the dollar because of its stability as a means of settling international debts. Unfortuneatly, de
The Qeustion of Equality
The Qeustion of Equality
The Qeustion of Equality The Question of Equality Equality is the fundamental demand of the rebellion of the poor: it should be the ideological force behind the new society. How this egalitarian demand is understood is crucial to the distinction between the Democratic Revolution and the Marxist-Jacobin Revolution. The Marxist answer to the egalitarian demand is the dictatorship of the proletariat, which Maurice Duverger shrewdly describes as an accurate continuation of the Jacobin theory of terr
The Road To The Future
The Road To The Future
The Road To The Future The Road To The Future... Is Here! At HAVOC Software we are looking out for your needs and your company\'s future! HAVOC Software is a software company that let\'s you design the program. HAVOC Software takes care of all the code! We are your personal application masters. The outcome of the program that we will write for you will be actually thought up by you, to make it 100% you friendly. Simply, mail or E-mail exactly what you want your application to do. Tell us the p
The Standard
The Standard
The Standard THE STANDARD I choose to do my essay on the St. Catharines Standard. The Standard is the St.Catharines and Thorold area newspaper. It provides us with the local news, advertising and it keeps us in touch with what is happening all over the world. It was first owned and runned by the Burgoyne family and was printed in St. Catharines but, was sold last year to Southam Inc. and has started to be printed in Hamilton. Southam Inc. also owns other papers such as The Hamilton Spectator,The
The unemployment problem in Hong Kong
The unemployment problem in Hong Kong
The unemployment problem in Hong Kong Introduction The unemployment rate became a hot topic in the past few months when it rose to 3.5 per cent, a recent high for almost 10 years. The jobless rate was higher than the 3.2 per cent unemployment rate recorded in the May to July period. The underemployment rate in the June to August period rose to 2.5 per cent from 2.3 per cent in the May to July period. Until recently, most workers who lost their jobs were from the manufacturing sector. They were m
The wave
The wave
the wave ISP\'S Best ones so far are these next two 40 dollar setup fee and 5 dollars a month so 100 dollars by math but when totaled i think he said 112 dollars one time payment and i get email but no web space he has a T1 connection and a 10 to 1 ratio says it will probably be free next year because of companies putting commercials on there good location at wilcrest and I-10 unlimited access 713-932-1616 next is 1 year unlimited access for 120 dollars ratio is better at 8 to 1 and i get email
The Welfare System Must Remain
The Welfare System Must Remain
The Welfare System Must Remain The Welfare System Must Remain Public Welfare is an important support system of the United States government. Welfare has its benefits, but the system has pitfalls. Instead of abolishing welfare as critics of the system suggest, reforms can be made to correct the problems while government, either on the state or federal level, can continue to assist the impoverished. The term welfare is used to describe a variety of programs that provide income support and create a
THE CPA Of The 21st CENTURY
THE CPA Of The 21st CENTURY
THE CPA Of The 21st CENTURY Business practices have changed during the past millenium. Businesses have evolved over time from bartering goods and riverside trading, to small local stores, mega malls, and business over the Internet. Through all these changes, companies needed to keep records of their equity, assets, liabilities, and cash flows in order to remain competitive in their field. Accounting standards have also changed over the years, through FASB, CAP, and APB, issuing updated efficient
The Fed And Interest Rates
The Fed And Interest Rates
The Fed And Interest Rates Dave Pettit of The Wall Street Journal writes a daily column that appears inside the first page of the journal\'s Money Investment section. If the headlines of Mr. Pettit\'s daily column are any accurate record of economic concerns and current issues in the business world, the late weeks of March and the early weeks of April in 1994 were intensely concerned with interest rates. To quote, Industrials Edge Up 4.32 Points Amid Caution on Interest Rates, and Industrials Tr
The Future Of Currency
The Future Of Currency
The Future Of Currency The Future of Currency In the present day, the world\'s economy is ever-changing and adjusting. Many different reasons control the reasons for this. The future of currency is something that can only be predicted and is not guaranteed. However, there are many determing factors behind the changes that can take place. Asia and North America are two continents that have economies that have recently changed or are in the midst of change. World War 2 drew a hard blow and left a
The Glass Cileing
The Glass Cileing
The Glass Cileing “You’ve Come a Short Way, Baby!” Professor Diana Bilimoria hit it on the nail when she proclaimed, “Even when women do all the right things, and have all the right stuff, they continue to be blocked from the innermost circles of power” (Daily). The increasing number of working women with an education and experience in the business world continue to encounter this blockade mentioned by Professor Bilimoria. Suzanne M. Crampton and Jitendra M. Mishra find that the promotions to ma
The Prinicple Of Utility
The Prinicple Of Utility
The Prinicple Of Utility The Principle of Utility A. Jeremy Bentham (1748 – 1832) There are two main people that talked about the principles of utility and they were Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill. First off I’ll talk to you about Mr. Bentham. It is helpful to see Bentham’s moral philosophy in the context of his political philosophy, his attempt to find a rational approach to law and legislative action. He argued against “natural law” theory and thought that the classical theories of Plato
Theoretical Reflections
Theoretical Reflections
Theoretical Reflections Theoretical Reflections - Contingency Theory Research Notes (Considerations for Technology Driven Reform) Contingency theory suggests that appropriate behavior in a given situation depends on a wide variety of variables and that each situation is different. What might work in one organization, set of issues, or employee group might not work in a different organization with its own set of issues and employees. Effectiveness of schools, for example, is contingent upon the l
Theory of economics
Theory of economics
theory of economics theory THE THEORY OF STORAGE. “THE SUPPLY OF STORAGE REFERS NOT TO THE SUPPLY Of STORAGE SPACE BUT TO THE SUPPLY OF COMMODITIES AS INVENTORIES. IN GENERAL A SUPPLIER OF STORAGE IS ANYONE WHO HOLDS TITLE TO STOCKS WITH A VIEW TO THEIR FUTURE SALE, EITHER IN THEIR PRESENT OR IN A MODIFIED FORM. SINCE PRODUCTION IS NOT STABLE FOR ALL COMMODITIES ESPECIALLY ARGICULTURAL CONSUMERS DEMAND THAT THE STORAGE FUNCTION BE SO PERFORMED THAT THE FLOW OF COMMODITIES FOR SALE WILL BE MADE R
Theory of Growth-------Samuelson's Model
Theory of Growth-------Samuelson's Model
Theory of Growth-------Samuelson\'s Model Few issues are as important to a country as the long-term growth and productivity trends facing their economy. The relative slow-down in the growth rates of the United States economy since 1973 has worried economists and politicians alike. Many possible causes have been put forth, though none is fully satisfactory. Before discussing the theoretical models of growth it would be useful to study the data on growth that is currently available. As Nicholas Ka
Things as Related to Stuff
Things as Related to Stuff
Things as Related to Stuff There is a highly distinguishable difference between things and stuff per se. In this essay I will help the reader become proficient in identifying what may fall under the classification of things and what is stuff. The thing is that things and stuff often appear the same on the surface, but they are in actuality very different. Things have more spirituality as opposed to stuff, which has a meaning that is more of the literal kind. It is kind of hard to understand at f
'To Cut or Not to Cut- Dealing With the National D
'To Cut or Not to Cut- Dealing With the National D
\'To Cut or Not to Cut- Dealing With the National Debt\' “It’s time to clean up this mess.” Famous last words heard from the mouths of many different politicians when talking about the national debt and the budget deficit. Our debt is currently $4.41 trillion and we have a budget deficit of around $300 billion and growing. Our government now estimates that by the year 2002 the debt will be $6.507 Trillion. While our politicians talk of balancing the budget , not one of them has proposed a feasib
Tobacco Advertising And Its Dangerous Effects On Y
Tobacco Advertising And Its Dangerous Effects On Y
Tobacco Advertising And Its Dangerous Effects On Young People. Everyday 3,000 children start smoking, most them between the ages of 10 and 18. These kids account for 90 percent of all new smokers. In fact, 90 percent of all adult smokers said that they first lit up as teenagers (Roberts). These statistics clearly show that young people are the prime target in the tobacco wars. The cigarette manufacturers may deny it, but advertising and promotion play a vital part in making these facts a reality
Toil and Trouble
Toil and Trouble
Toil and Trouble Toil and Trouble Millions of Americans are signed up for welfare; the program designed to aid poor and needy families. Unfortunately, it has now become a way of life for many. Many argue that welfare is not destroying our culture and creating a dependent people who have learned to abuse certain privileges that come with living in America, but history has proven that this is not true. Last August, when President Clinton signed the welfare reform bill, he said Today, we are takin
Total Quality Management in Construction
Total Quality Management in Construction
Total Quality Management in Construction The major new element in world market competition is quality. During the 1970’s and 1980’s, the Japanese and their U.S. companies demonstrated that high quality is achievable at lower costs and greater customer satisfaction. It was the result of using the management principles of total quality management (TQM). More and more U.S. companies have demonstrated that such achievements are possible Using TQM as a new way to manage. Such companies also found tha
Total Quality Management
Total Quality Management
Total Quality Management A new progression being used in many organizations is labeled Total Quality Management (TQM). This approach involves guaranteeing that an organization functions with a commitment to quality and continuous improvement in meeting its consumer\'s needs. With any type of change there will always be a number of bumps in the road which slow down the process that can help a company increase the workers morale, production, profits, and an over all positive environment to conduct
Introduction
Introduction
TQM Introduction The purpose of this report is to critically analyse, evaluate and discuss related management issues conducive to the development of a total quality management environment within an organisation. This shall be done by critically analysing the case study of Agrotran Ltd. This report will discuss the role and application of quality management systems in organisations, debate and recommend a suitable way forward for Agrotran Ltd. The issues concerning Agrotran Ltd Agrotran is a smal