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Austerity vs. Growth - Economic Crisis in Spain

opposite side developed economics have been growing really slowly. In the Spain low interest rate after year 2002 caused a boom in construction and Spanish economy became extremely dependent on this type of sector. The annual GDP growth was until year 2008 in interval 2-4%. But the inflation rate was significantly higher than interest rates, so finally real interest rates were in negative values. Thanks to that in the Spain mortgages were cheap in that time and its demand of private sector was enormous...

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Relations Between Spain and Indigenous People

traveled to the Americas because he wanted to find a better trade route to the Indies, in order to stake a claim in the trades. Once he landed on the islands of the Caribbeans, he claimed the land for Spain, and was rewarded the land for him and his descendants to rule over by the King and Queen of Spain. This made sure that Columbus had a stake in the land and also helped him rise on the economic chain. Hernando Cortes came to the Americas for the same reason, to seek out his fortune. Cortes' strategies...

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A Comparison of Spain and France's Colonization Efforts in the New World

Patricia Seed, we explored the specific conquests of England, France, Spain, Portugal, and The Netherlands. Each nation utilized a specific strategy and approach for their endeavors. An analysis of the tactics used by Spain and France reveal several marked differences, these comparisons will be conducted by looking at each nations economic policies, political ideologies, and religious ideals. The economic motivations of Spain and France for their respective conquests are quite interesting with...

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SPAIN Gonzalo Figueroa Schiller International University Abstract Spain is member state of the European Union. With an area of 505,992 km2 is the fifth largest country in Europe. It has a population of 46 million and the official language is the Spanish. Talking economically, is the fourth largest country in the Eurozone, the fifth in the European Union and the fourteenth largest worldwide. GOVERNMENT Spain is a...

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Why Should Barocona Get Independence From Spain

mountains and seashores in the northeastern corner of Spain. The northern Pyrenees and the western Sierra de Cadi create the mountainous profile visible from the eastern stretch of the Mediterranean coast. Also Catalonia population is 7.523 million, which is 4.357 million more than Spain’s capital Madrid. Catalonia should have independence because Catalonia has a different language and also a different culture. Catalonia should get independence from spain because they speak a different language. One reason...

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Construction in Spain Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018

Construction in Spain Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 On 19th March 2014 The Spanish construction industry recorded a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -14.48% during the review period (20082013). The country entered into recession in 2009, which hampered the level of construction activity during the review period. After a subsequent decline, the Spanish economy finally grew by 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2013. The outlook of the construction industry is expected to be positive over...

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Behind Him Lay The Great City Of Spain Analysis

Muslim Spain (Al-Andalus) has been a subject of much discussion among scholars, due to its unique history, cultural and intellectual achievements and values it espoused from 711 – 1492. However, what is usually overlooked is the contribution that Al-Andalus made to the Western world/New World and its bearing on it. As a result of which the history of this New World is viewed in isolation to that of Islamic Iberia’s and in doing so, the link and the movement of culture, ideas, values and knowledge...

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The Cultural Report of Spain

The Cultural Report of Spain Student name: Guolei Li (070145) Date: 8, August, 2009 Words: 1493 Introduction In order to deal with businesses in the overseas market it is necessary to be aware of their cultural heritage. The purpose of this report is introducing and addressing the key cultural features of Spain. It is important for businesspersons to avoid some cultural mistakes...

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Spain and Voyage

A Comparison of Christopher Columbus’s Letters A Comparison of Christopher Columbus’s Two Letters Kim Horner From the Book The Norton Anthology – American Literature A Comparison of Christopher Columbus’s Two Letters In the book The Norton Anthology-American Literature there are two voyages that are writen about by Christopher Columbus. I will compare the two and explaine some of the contrasts between the two. As they are two very different voyages, 10 years apart, Columbus has emotions...

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How have women's roles changed from the 19th century to the 20th century in Spain?

many things that they have done over time. In Spain, women contributed a lot during the civil war, the revolutions, and basically they had a very important impact during the nineteenth and twentieth century. Because of this women's roles have changed quite a bit from the early 1800s to the late 1900s. Spain experienced an economic and political transformation during the Spanish Revolution of the early nineteenth century, 1808 and 1843. Men in Spain were giving birth to a new gender idea that...

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