Global Almond Production Effects on Prices
Analyzes the relationship between almond prices in the global almond market, and total almond supply. The supply and demand relationship. Explains demand curves with charts. The most important almond producing countries.
PRODUCTION POSSIBILITIES FRONTIER AND COLLEGE SELECTION
Applies the concept of the production possibilities frontier to college selection. Factors taken into consideration include tuition costs, grants, and scholarships as well as other factors including possible relocation and the quality of the education itself.
Macroeconomics: Article Analysis
Reviews a 2004 article (Using macroeconomics to explain entry, exit and farm size in the dairy industry in the United States) applying macroeconomic theory. Problem of farmers exiting the industry when excess demand depressed prices.
Impact of Immigration
Examines and assesses the economic effects of immigration on American labor markets, both legal and illegal immigration. Law enforcement costs. Immigrant assimilation into the American economy. The political and public debate on the issue of immigration and its effect on the economy and labor market.
MATHEMATICS IN BUSINESS.
Uses of math, quantitative methods & intuition in financial statements, aggressive accounting, rate of return.
Business and History
Two essays: discusses how government can help in the development of a successful business environment; assesses what factors were decisive in the emergence of Western Europe as a dominant force in the 15th-18th centuries.