Economics Essay Topics

Money Can’t Buy Happiness

Can money buy happiness? No, money is a material asset. In today?s world many of us revolve our lives around money, but does it really make us happy? We are contented when we go out buying, not only essentials, but also the latest cars, fashions, new technology, furniture, going on expensive holiday?s etc. Having all… View Article

The Failure of Health Care Urban America

According to one of the videos which had compared the United States health care system to that of other countries such as France and Canada, we are ranked a whopping 37th in the nation when it comes to our health care system. I think it would be fair to say that that sounds pretty accurate… View Article

Thinking Sociologically

A sociological perspective to health and illness enables health problems to be viewed as social issues. This essay will describe the “sociological imagination” (Mills 1959 cited in Germov, 21) and outline the interrelated historical, cultural, structural and critical factors of which it is comprised. The journal articles, “Researching Aboriginal health: experience from a study of… View Article

The profit maximising firm

Since the 12th century and the escalation of separate owner / managed business organizations, the assumption that firms maximises profits has been at the forefront of economic theory. Cyert and Hedrick (1972) stated:”The unmodified neoclassical approach is characterised by an ideal market with firms for which profit maximisation is the single determinant of behaviour. Thus… View Article

Describe a time when you had to convince a group/person of your idea

“Don’t do this to me!” That was the Customer Service Manager’s reaction when I first presented my idea. With the increasing number of local skilled competitors in Latin America, our dominant position in 2011 was in jeopardy. They were simply closer and could offer a cheaper service. Therefore, I decided that we needed to establish… View Article

Essay about American Industrialization

Industrialization between 1865 and 1920 had many different effects on American life. In some ways, industrialization improved American life. However it also created problems in American society. There are several advantages and disadvantages to industrialization. In the decades following the Civil War the amount of factory jobs and city jobs increased. Rural populations decreased as… View Article

Technology’s impact on Caribbean Ecnomies

Imported technology, in context of the statement, refers to machines that are not indigenous to the Caribbean. These machines allow little or no manual effort used in order to complete tasks. The moot suggests that, these technologies have advanced Caribbean economies only a little bit. Imported technology has not marginally improved Caribbean economies. It has… View Article

The Leadership of Margaret Thatcher

Once known as the most unpopular woman in Britain, Margaret Thatcher revived a nation that was in a state of chaos. She was the first woman elected Prime Minister of the country and the only in the 20th century to serve three consecutive terms which was the longest since 1827. Through her extraordinary vision she… View Article

Developments in transportation

“Developments in transportation, rather than in manufacturing and agriculture, sparked American economic growth in the first half of the nineteenth century.” is not accurate. While development in transportation played a fundamental role in America’s growth, if it were not for developments in manufacturing and agriculture the new technology in transportation could not have successfully been… View Article

Threats facing the Malaysian economy

Malaysia, being a trading nation that highly dependent on international trade, our economic performance is very vulnerable to the performance of our major international trading partners. For decades, our economic growth has been overly reliant on external sector developments, foreign direct investment (FDI) and international trade. Domestic investment decisions are not base on economic fundamentals… View Article

Case: Birch Paper Company

As shown in the calculations above, Northern should accept the bid from Thompson division as it has the lowest cost if all transfer prices within the company were calculated at costs. Incurring the lowest costs would also enable Birch Paper Company to earn the highest profits possible. 2. As alternatives for sourcing exists, Mr. Kenton… View Article

Economic Theory

Two of the primary tasks in the world of Economics are prediction and evaluation. This assignment illustrates, at a rudimentary level, how models, techniques and methods constructed or borrowed from Economic Theory or other Sciences respectively are used to help accomplish these tasks. To do so, we consider a standard theoretical model of consumer choices… View Article

Welfare Outline

Introduction I.Now to expand on what my esteemed colleague has stated welfare today is taken advantage of and taken for granted by more people than it is truly helping II.Today I am going to elaborate on the economic and social disabilities welfare is causing on Americans everyday. III.I am credible to tell you about this… View Article

The Countrymanager Case

Kay Pasah, head of the Consumer Healthcare Division of Allstar Brands, looked across the table at her category and brand managers. She had a determined look. “In addition to our United States business, our operations in Europe and alliances in Asia are performing well. But these markets are mature with lots of competition and aging,… View Article

Existing Good or Service Business Proposal

The Thomas Money Service, Inc. is a consumer finance company that has been granting loans and financing since 1940. Within the first five years the company expanded its business when it began “issuing business loans, business acquisition financing, and commercial real estate loans” (University of Phoenix, 2011, p. 1). By 1946 the company expanded to… View Article