Examines economic & political background, effects & provisions of Welfare Reform Law of 1996, focusing on effectiveness & problems of participation of businesses.
WELFARE REFORM & BIRTH RATES.
Examines provisions, implementation & effects of welfare reform, including its impact on out-of-wedlock births & abortions in New Jersey.
INVESTMENT IN SAUDI ARABIA & KUWAIT.
Overview of economic & political conditions & policies to determine foreign direct investment costs, risks & benefits. Exchange rates, natural resources, oil reserves, recommendation.
How Has Obama Responded to the U.S. Health Care Crisis?
This paper discusses the controversy raging around President Obama's proposed health care plan, explaining the major controversies and why the issue has appeared on the political agenda. It examines what Obama promised to do during his presidential campaign and how well he has kept his promises and what factors are influencing the debate.
A case study of Chem Med
This is a financial case study for a company called ChemMed over a four year period addressing liquidity ratios, efficiency ratios and loan covenant violations.
EXPORTS TO OMAN.
Overview of nation & feasability of investment, focusing on export of PlasDek, a roofing material.
NATIONAL CONSUMPTION TAX.
Examines viability of alternative to federal income tax. Economic overview, need for, pros & cons, politics, budget benefits, neutrality & equity, types (value-added & sales), implementation.
TAXATION AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION.
Relationship between the two. Taxation theory, policies and objectives including income distribution. Different segments comprising an economy. Social activist context of income distribution. Focus on wealthy-poor matrix. Direct effects. The welfare mix and interrelatedness of social orders: public, private, for=profit, nonprofit, formal, informal. U.S. tax structure. Reform measures.
TAXATION IN CANADA.
Discusses the Canadian tax system. Conceptual review of taxation theory. Adam Smith's theories. Models of taxation systems. Debt interest. Taxation policies. Analysis and assessment of alternative models of taxation systems and policies. The effectiveness of Canada's taxation system. Desirable societal outcomes. Recommendations for tax reform. Income tax exemptions.