Discusses the Marshall Plan, European integration, and the Asian economic "miracle" in terms of attempts to eradicate poverty and underdevelopment. The concept of nation building. Issues of free trade and bilateral trade agreements. Examples of Marshall Plan aid. Goal of sustainable economic development. Political change of the 1980s, and effect on economics. The European Union. Economic growth in the counries of East Asia. Examples of Japan and China.Interventionist polices versus free trade policies. Impact of foreign investment.
US Trade Policy and Five LCDs
Analyses impact of United States trade policy on five less developed countries (Kenya, Egypt, Bolivia, Uganda and Dominican Republic). Argues that trade policy has limited overall impact upon economic growth and that other factors are more significant. .
Telecommunications Act of 1996
The 1996 Telecommunications Act is examined from the point of view of its origins, the players who wrote the legislation, and its effects on both the industry and consumers.
Business Short Answers
This paper provides essay-like short answers to sixteen questions related to different aspects of business and finance, from profitability, free markets, free trade aggreements and ethics to flexible work teams, contingency theory, goal-setting, and the 4 Ps of the marketing mix.
International Organizations/Mexican Revolution
Discusses the viability of international organizations; and the causes and importance of the Mexican Revolution. How the Revolution changes the relationship between church and state. Empowerment of once excluded political groups.
U.S POLICY TOWARD CUBA.
Focusing on Clinton Presidency. Cold War ideology, politics, economics, legislation, goals & tactics, embargo.
BRAZIL'S EXTERNAL DEBT.
Examines the level of the problem. Worsening of external debit as a proportion of gross domestic product (GDP). Brazil's recent performance in relation to external debt management. Impact of the country's primary development. Table of key economic indicators. Lack of favorable trade balance. Need for Brazil to reduce level of imports. World Bank Assessment.
Discusses the various movements and organizations developed in Western Europe which led to the creation of the European Community (EC). Historical underpinnings. Post World War II European problems. Friction among European nations regarding a single European Union.
JFK and Farm Policy
Dicusses farm policies of Eisenhower and Kennedy years. Primary focus is on the specific moves of President Kennedy including raising farmer income, improving supply management and using farm surpluses to augment other programs.