• A Case Study of Foreign Direct Investment
    principles exist to explain why a multinational company may decide to move into a specific country, each experience has its idiosyncratic elements from which both theorists and policymakers can learn important lessons. There is less consensus, however, on the potential positive or negative effects that FDI may...
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  • Is Inflation Expected to Occur in 2012 Costa Rica?
    about inflation, our grandparents, coffee farmers, tailors, business people and even kids has a sense of inflation; however, not everybody understands what it is and how it happens. For example, everybody has heard a grandparent saying “I remember when buying a bag of rice cost 20 colones! Hah! Everything...
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  • putting learning first
    THE IMPACT OF FAIR TRADE ON PRODUCERS AND THEIR ORGANISATIONS: A CASE STUDY WITH COOCAFÉ IN COSTA RICA. LORAINE RONCHI PRUS WORKING PAPER NO. 11 June 2002 Poverty Research Unit at Sussex University of Sussex Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SJ Tel: 01273 678739 Email:pru@sussex.ac.uk Website:...
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  • Asfas
    Unemployment A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune’s inequality exhibits under the sun. — Thomas Carlyle 6 S I X Unemployment is the macroeconomic problem that affects people most directly and severely. For most people, the loss of a job means a reduced...
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  • Book
    ADEX 528 CLOBAL ASPECTS OF MANAGEMENT EMBA 2012-2013, Term III INSTRUCTORS: Professor Muzaffer Bodur Associate Professor Özlem Ox Professor Muzaffer Bodur Office : IB 302 Phone : 359 6509 E-mail : bodurm@bomi.edu.tr; web.boun.edu.tr/muzaffer.bodur Class hours & Rooms : TBA Office Hours...
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  • Chapter Answer
    investment policies, and explain the effect of each on risk and expected return. ◆ Identify and distinguish among the three different current asset financing policies. ◆ Construct a cash budget, and explain its purpose. ◆ Identify two meanings for cash, and explain why firms are likely to...
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  • Trade and Development Report
    containing the quotation or reprint should be sent to the UNCTAD secretariat. UNCTAD/TDR/2012 UNITED NATIONS PUBLICATION Sales No. E.12.II.D.6 ISBN 978-92-1-112846-8 eISBN 978-92-1-055401-5 ISSN 0255-4607 Copyright © United Nations, 2012 All rights reserved Trade and Development Report...
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  • Export processing zone
    Definition A. Definition: A1. What are EZPs A2. Characteristics and goals A3. Why do countries use EPZ and EPF schemes? II. The Economic arguments for and against EPZs. A. Foreign exchange earning potential B. Tax revenue/tax loss effects C. FDI: catalyst effects D. FDI: technology transfer, knowledge...
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  • Occupational Choice-Personality Matters
    also about their social standing, their social interests, their family ties, and their approach to life in general. This analysis will examine the effect of an individual’s psychometrically derived personality traits and status of their parents on the probability of attaining a white collar occupation...
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  • All Economics
    question. Total: 7.5 points] This part is based on exams I gave in a similar course in past years.1 It is included here to give you an idea regarding what to expect in the final. As an assignment you are not limited time-wise and can use your materials, but make sure to remain within the line limit. In...
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  • Risk Manager
    Mandates: Evidence from San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance July 6, 2011 Carrie H. Colla*, William H. Dow †, Arindrajit Dube‡ Abstract: A key issue surrounding employer benefit mandates is the incidence on workers through wages and employment. In this paper, we address this question using a pay-or-play...
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  • Minimum Wage: Moving Malaysia Backwards
    In the late 2010, the issue of a minimum wage policy has been debated in Malaysia after nationwide picketing organized by the Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC). Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib asked businesses to embrace “fair and equitable” wage as part of strategy to make Malaysia a high income...
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  • Microeconomics
    CLASS 1 Scarcity, shortage and substitutability 1. Answer all parts: a) What do you think is meant by the concept of constrained choice? Why is economics often described as the science of constrained choice? b) Explain how scarcity, choice and opportunity cost are relevant when choosing amongst ...
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  • Impact of Special Economic Zones on Employment, Poverty and Human Development
    ..........1 2. Human Development and Poverty Reduction Effects of Zones: An Analytical Framework ..............................................................................................................2 2.1 Employment Effects...............................................................
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  • How to Do Teamwork
    the price of Cisco stock, wage differences between genders, and antitrust laws. c. differences in market structure, and how consumers maximize utility. d. None of the above are correct. ANSWER: a. national output, the inflation rate, and the trade deficit. 6. The basic tools of supply...
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  • Applications of Demand and Supply Microeconomics
    4 | Taxing | 15 | 5 | OPEC Control Over Supply and Control | 20 | 6 | Can Good News For Farming Be Bad News For Farmers? | 24 | 7 | Drug Interdiction VS Drug Education | 26 | 8 | Short Answer Questions | 28 | 9 | Long Answer Questions | 30 | 10 | Multiple Choice Questions | 37 | 11 | Answer...
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  • Econ 102 midterm 2
    Remember, this package only offers a short review of the material that will covered on the midterm. It is most effective when used in conjunction with your textbook, study guide, and the PowerPoint provided. Chapter 7: Production and Growth Terms: Catch-up effect the property whereby countries that...
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  • study Guide Econ 101 #3
    of MacroEconomics: 101 Problem Set #3: Answer Key 1. Explain each of the following: (a) the wealth effect, (b) interest rate effect, and (c) international trade effect. The real balance effect states that the inverse relationship is established through changes in the value...
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  • Emerging Markets
    /Mini Case 1: Compañía XYZ de Tabasco Your company produces highly specialized motors for industrial applications. Sales in the domestic market have been slack and your company needs to look internationally to expand its markets. For assessment and export advice you turn to governmental EXIM organizations...
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  • Inflation Cause, Effects and Remedies
    Inflation It’s causes, effect and remedies. By: Subrat Choudhury Inflation and Deflation I INTRODUCTION Inflation and Deflation, in economics, terms used to describe, respectively, a decline or an increase in the value of money, in relation to the goods and services it will buy. Inflation is...
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