Research Papers on International Finance

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  • Free Market Forces of Capitalism and Socialism

    In five pages this paper discusses how socialist nations such as Communist China profit from capitalist free market utilization. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hedge Fund Problems

    In fifteen pages this paper examines how the English bank was nearly broken by George Soros in this consideration of problems with hedge funds. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Banking Policy Adjustment

    Answering five questions on how a German bank can adapt to changing a US economy and policies are the focus of this six page paper that includes management of new corporate governance SEC rules and other corporate lending deductions and also advocates banks increasing other revenues while reducing costs at the same time. There are three bibliographic sources cited.

  • Concepts of the Gross Taxation and Modified Gross Taxation Systems

    In four pages these 2 taxation systems are discussed with their corporate and individual taxation impacts assessed along with an explanation of the flat tax also included. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Achieving Equity in the Taxation System

    Using the concept of taxation equity, utilizing both horizontal and vertical equity, potential changes to the taxation system are considered to assess the way in which they may provide equity in the context of ability to pay and benefit. The paper references the ideas of Adam Smith. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper

  • Growth of Asia Versus Latin American and African Growth

    In eight pages this research paper compares and contrasts growth in these regions and addresses why Asian economic growth has not been matched elsewhere and cites mismanagement of government, greed, and corruption as decisive factors. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Modern Economic Growth - Europe as the Engine Driving Such Growth

    The writer discusses why it is Europe that drove early economic growth. In particular, the Industrial Revolution is chosen as the single most important factor in development. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Explaining Economic Growth In China

    Following ascension to the World Trade organization China has displayed impressive economic growth. The writer looks at the strategies used by the Chinese government and the way it differs from mainstream economic strategies. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Economic and Political Issues in Costa Rica and The United States

    This paper compares and contrasts the economic and political climate in the US and Costa Rica. This five page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Costa Rica and Chile Success Rates in Export Promotion

    In four pages this essay compares failures and successes of promoting exports in Costa Rica and Chile. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Role of Credit Card in Creating Money and Raising Living Standards due to the Impact on National Economies

    This 34 page paper argues that credit cards in the mass market will have a positive benefit on that economy, playing an important role in terms of credit creation which will increase the living standards in the country, directly due to the multiplier effect of the credit creation leading to more money in an economy indirectly as a result of the spending increasing the aggregate demand in an economy. The paper looks at the way credit creation takes place, considers the underlying economic theory, the development and use of credit cards and then examines 2 major credit card companies; VISA and American Express and the regional retail sales value figures in order to assess the level of credit creation that may be taking place. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Should Citibank Launch a Credit Card?

    The case study is based on a hard case study looking at Citibank in 1988, and their position regarding the potential launch of a credit card. The writer considers whether or not the organization should launch a credit card, and then considers issues such as the target market, market positioning as well as organizational issues. Three sources are cited in the bibliography this eight page paper.

  • The Role of Derivatives in Financial Crisis

    In 2007 there were the beginnings of the financial crisis that started out as a credit crunch and resulted in the nationalization and failures of different banks. This 5 page paper looks at the reasons why derivatives are seen as a contributory factor, examining the way that the derivatives market operates. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Derivatives

    This 5 page paper is a comprehensive introduction to derivatives. The paper explains what they are, what give rise to derivative markets, gives examples of derivatives and the way they reduce or transfer risk, what they do with that risk, and the benefits and problems associated with derivatives. The paper includes discussions on forward contracts, futures, options and swaps. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Bank Problems in the Credit Crunch; Poor Performing Loans

    In 2009 the banks are suffering as a result of the credit crunch. The cause is not only the result of events within the house market; there are also defaults on small businesses and personal loans. This 6 page paper considers how and why the banks are now suffering these defaults, looking at issues such as the way bank became less risk adverse, the management of risk assessment, asymmetrical information and the role of governments and central banks. The paper focuses ion the US and the UK. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Can Sustainable Banking Help Stimulate Economic Growth in Sub Sahara Africa - A Literature Review

    The writer examines a range of literature to create a paper that looks at the idea of sustainable banking and the way in which it may be used to aid development in developing counties. The paper includes definitions of sustainable banking, frameworks which may be used by banks to aid with the process and examples of the way that it has been practiced in developing areas. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography of this nineteen page paper.

  • International Trade

    A 4 page paper. Several issues are discussed, including an introduction to international trade, the economics of globalization and outsourcing, winners and losers in international trade and the economic impact of international trade on America. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Pakistan, India, China, and Growing Cotton Growing

    In seven pages the impacts of colonization and globalization on the cotton growing industry in Pakistan, India, and China are discussed with an emphasis upon cotton globalization's political and economic consequences. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Inflation and Gold as a Hedging Tool

    In twenty three pages this paper assesses the hedging tool suitability of gold to combat contemporary inflation with gold prices, the gold standard, and the Bretton Woods agreement among the topics of discussion. Eleven sources are listed in the bibliography with five graphs also included.

  • The Relationship Between the Value of the US Dollar and the Price of Gold

    This 8 page paper investigates the relationship between the value of the US dollar and the price of gold. The underlying hypothesis is that there is a direct inverse relationship between the performance of the US dollar and the price of gold with the US dollar as the independent variable and the price of gold responding directly to the movements in the value of the dollar. Data is collected over a period of two years and analyzed in order to ascertain if there is such a relationship and the extent of that relationship. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Australian Tax Law and Supplies That Are Taxable

    In eighteen pages this paper presents a definition of taxable supply, considers when goods and service taxes must be paid, supply and its meaning, monetary and nonmonetary factors as each relates to the tax law of Australia. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Australian Tax Questions

    In twelve pages this paper answers student posed Australian tax questions that include changes to the Capital Gains Tax, Goods and Sales Tax record keeping and noncommercial income and losses. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • European Union's Partial Endorsing of the International Accounting Standard 39 and its Impact

    In five pages this paper examines the possible effects of the EU's partial endorsement of IAS 39 in 2004. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Globalization, Banking, and Mergers

    In eight pages this paper examines the increasing practice of global banking mergers in a consideration of the successful 1996 Chemical Bank and Chase Manhattan merger and the failed Deutsche and Dresder Banks of Germany merger. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • New Building Financing and Malaysia Construction

    A South Malaysia Industries Bhd case study is the focus of this paper containing twenty pages that discusses Malaysia construction financing and the increasing trend of utilizing completed buildings' value to satisfy debts and pay subcontracts. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Iceland

    In twelve pages this paper presents a global trade overview of Iceland in a consideration of its society and economy. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography and an appendix of 1 page is also included.

  • Why Invest in International Markets?

    The writer explains how and why investors may gain from investing in international markets. The concept of diversification is explained, along with other potential advantages. The potential risk that international investors face is also outlined. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Will Margin Trading in Russia Increasing Volatility and Instability of the Russian Stock Markets?

    This 47 page paper assesses the potential impact of margin trading on the Russian stock markets. The paper gives an introduction with aims and objectives and the research methodology based on examining existing literature and models and applying them to modern Russia. An in-depth literature review examines the concept of margin trading and the different theories regarding its impact on the volatility of stock markets. The paper goes on to examine the development of the investment environment within Russia in order to determine the types of investors which at present within the market to facilitate the application of margin trading theories to this developing market. The paper finishes with a conclusion arguing that margin trading is likely to have a negative effect on the Russian stock markets due to the investment culture, stock market pressures and general trading patterns which are already present with in the stock market. The bibliography cites 34 sources.

  • The Influence of Macro Economic on Stock Market Prices

    The paper presents theories regarding the way stocks or shares are priced and the way that the market reacts in order to assess the impact of macro economic factors on the markets and then applied these to the stock market in Nigeria. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography of this twenty page paper.

  • Inflation in Different Economic Conditions

    Inflation is an important subject in economics, but it is one that is often overlooked,. The writer considers the concept of inflation, defining it and the considering the way it may manifest in different economic conditions. Correlation between growth and inflation may be seen and the way that stagflation may emerge is also discussed. Seven sources are cited in this 11 page paper.

  • How do Changes in an Economy Impact on Businesses?

    The writer considers the impact that changes in an economy may have of firms and the way they react. This is considered by looking at the changes in the economies of the United States and the United Kingdom and the way that Nike and McDonalds have been impacted and the way they have responded. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • The Performance of the Economy in Brazil during the 2008/9 Global Recession and Impact on the Retail Industry

    During the first part of 21st-century Brazil was seen as an economy with a strong potential. The writer considers position of the economy 2008 - 2010 and the condition of the retail industry in 2010 in order to assess the way in which the economy is impacting return industry. Six sources are cited in the bibliography this four page paper.

  • UK Standard Setting and Accounting Standards

    In nine pages this paper examines the UK accounting standard setting process, the pressures for making changes to the Accounting Standards Board and the advantages and disadvantages of shifting toward international accounting practices. There are eight bibliographic sources listed.

  • International Accounting Standards Implementation Benefits and Costs

    In nine pages the costs and benefits achieved from harmonizing international accounting standards are examined along with an assessment of the this statement, 'Implementing international accounting standards will require considerable time and resources but the end results will be beneficial for all UK companies.' Nine sources are listed in the bibliography

  • Devaluation and Inflation in Zimbabwe

    This 3 page paper answers questions regarding Zimbabwe, including speculation on why the government is refusing to devalue the currency, why there is inflation and how hyper inflation is cause the supply of essential goods to dry up. The last per of the paper considers whether or not trying to outlaw inflation by making price increases illegal is likely to be an effective way of controlling inflation in the country. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Definition and Manifestation of Inflation

    The writer starts by defining inflation, looking at definitions that deal with the symptoms and the causes. The causes are then examined and the potential strategies utilized by government in order to reduice or control inflation are considered. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • 'Consumption Insurance An Evaluation of Risk Bearing Systems in Low Income Economies' Journal of Economic Perspectives' Article Reviewed

    In sixteen pages this paper examines various areas in the Ivory Coast, Thailand, and India as featured in this article on consumption insurance and its trends in these regions. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Twenty First Century Intellectual Property Rights

    In twelve pages this essay analyzes intellectual property rights from a twenty first century perspective. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Global Accounting and International Standards

    In eight pages this paper examines what the standards of international accounting are as defined by the International Accounting Standards Committee. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Fair Value Accounting in Australia after the Financial Crisis

    Australia has adopted international accounting standards. These standards are under review with changes occurring following the financial crisis of 2008/9. This 10 page paper assesses how these changes are taking place and the way that the Australian system one of the worlds more transparent and robust accounting systems. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Aspects of International Financing

    In fifteen pages Harley Davidson is featured in a consideration of international financing and topics including international banking, purchasing power parity and interest parity, balance of payment, domestic and global financial management differences, and financial management's role in a multinational company are discussed. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography and there is also the inclusion of one table.

  • International Accounting Convergence; IFRS and US GAAP

    This 6 page paper examines the potential of international accounting standards considering the advantages and disadvantages of harmonisation and the specific challenges and barriers that exist preventing the US from adopting International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The paper start of a general overview of the implications for harmonisation and then considers the specific difficulties the US would face moving from a rules-based system to a principles-based system. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • International Financial Reporting Standards

    This 12 page paper considers how and why it was determined by the AASB that international financial reporting standards should be adopted in Australia. The paper considers the development of A-IFRS and looks at the benefits and the potential problems of the adoption of international standards. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • 3 Questions on International Tax Issues

    In three pages this paper examines international tax questions with a discussion of an American company with an Ireland subsidiary, incorporation benefits in Bermuda, the impact of calculating tax's exchanges rates of contract, and Turkey taxation of an American company Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Investment Concepts, Tools and Theories

    This 36 page paper examines a number of issues that are important to investors and portfolio management. Te paper looks at asset allocation, the section of investment with tools such as capital asset pricing model (CAPM) and efficient market hypothesis (EMH), multifactor models of risk and return, including Fama and French’s Three Factor mode, bonds and bond management, derivative analysis and the different types of swap contracts. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Accounting and Financials As They Involve Islamic Banking

    In twenty six pages this paper discusses the Islamic system of economics in a consideration of accounting processes along with bank and financial operations. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparing the Economic Depressions Between the US and Japan

    In nine pages this paper compares the current economic depression in Japan with the Great Depression in 1930s' America with failed banks, spending of consumers, monetary and fiscal policies among the topics discussed. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Post 2000 Effects of Foreign Rates of Exchange on Foreign Direct Investment

    In three pages this paper examines a research proposal on how the United States' capital has been affected by foreign direct investment and the impact of foreign exchange rates. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Measures to Reduce the Risk of Terrorism in the Finance and Accounting Sector

    Terrorism is a phenomenon that has the potential to impact on all individuals businesses and industries. The accounting and finance industry may not appear to be involved, but terrorists require funds. The writer assesses the way that the accounting and finance industry are dealing with the threat of terrorism and discussing the effectiveness of any measures that are in place. A contrast is made between Great Britain and Saudi Arabia. Twenty-three sources are cited in this fifteen page paper.

  • China's Accounting Practices

    In this paper consisting of six pages accounting problems as they relate to government intervention and cultural influences are discussed as they pertain to corruption and account falsification. Also included are ways in which the Ministry of Finance desires to improve and change existing standards. There are six bibliographic sources listed.

  • ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS IN INDIA - AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE

    Discusses accounting issues that will be faced by an Australian firm wishing to enter India to do business. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography of this 10-page paper.

  • IAS 39 Problems

    In three pages this paper examines hedging in a consideration of European business impact of IAS 39 with problematic situations similar to those in the United States as a result of FAS 133 compared. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Developing Countries and Foreign Direct Investment

    This paper examines the effects of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has on developing countries. The author addresses FDI theory as well as reasons foreign countries would want to implement FDI. This eleven page paper has nine sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Economic Problems of Greece and Spain in the 2008/9

    Recession both Spain and Greece have faced severe problems, including large debts and deficits which meant they had breached the convergence criteria for the single currency. The writer considers the problems that have been placed in the position in 2010, and discusses strategies that the governments are utilizing to bring the economies back into line with the required criteria. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper

  • The Causes and Impact of the Financial Crisis in Greece

    The writer gives an in-depth review of the influencing factors which converged to create the financial crisis in Greece in 2010, examining the background and the impact of debts, budget controls, government spending and the global financial crisis. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography of this twenty-four page paper.

  • Economy of Chile

    In nine pages Chile's economy is assessed in terms of its history, basis, and present trends. Six sources are cited in the bibliography

  • Direct and Indirect Foreign Investment Advantages and Disadvantages

    In nine pages DFI or direct foreign investment is defined and then the advantages and disadvantages of direct an indirect approaches to foreign investment are considered. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Barriers to Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam

    The government of Vietnam are seeking to increase the level of foreign direct investment (FDI) that takes place into the country, the writer considers some of the barriers that are in place that may deter foreign direct investment from taking place. One source is cited in the bibliography this three page paper.

  • Trade Patterns of the United States

    In five pages this paper discusses the trade history of the United States in an overview of trade patterns, the US trade relationship with China, and the North American Free Trade Agreement. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ireland's Circular Income Flow Examination

    In seven pages Ireland's national income is considered along with a measurement of the circular flow of income along with fallacies explored.

  • An Analysis of John Bresnan's From Dominoes to Dynamos

    This paper analyzes Bresnan's work about the transformation of Southeast Asaia. This five page paper has no additional sources listed.

  • Economic Policies of the UK and their Failure to Prevent a Double Dip Recession in 2012

    In 2012 the UK entered a second recession making it a 'double dip'. The writer looks at the different influences and policy drivers to assess the degree to which government financial policies and the pursuit of the budget reduction may have facilitated the double dip recession. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • Post Reunification Economy of Germany

    In sixty pages the post reunification economy of Germany is examined in a discussion of the redefinition of trade issues between Germany and the U.S. since 1990. Fifty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ghana's Economy

    In six pages this paper examines globalization and its impact on Third World economies such as Ghana. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Global Recession 2009; The Causes and Subsequent Government Policies

    This 11 page paper examines the global recession and credit crunch of 2008/9 and explores some of the potential causes, including a lack of regulation, irresponsible and imprudent lending, borrowers attitudes and exacerbation by other environmental factors. The policies and potential solutions that are being pursued, to assess how they are projected and working and whether or not they are likely to have any impact. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • ANTIGUA, GLOBAL RECESSION AND STANFORD SCANDAL

    Discusses the impact of the global recession on Antigua and Barbuda. Also discussed is the impact of the Stanford scandal. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • Explaining the Phenomena of Increasing Protectionist Policies During a Global Recession

    In 2009 there has been an increase in the level of protectionist policies seen across the globe. The paper is a presentation explaining how and why this occurs, looking at the reasons that international trade takes place and the issues associated with recession and advantages as well as disadvantages associated with protectionism. The paper is a presentaion including slides and speaker notes. Seven sources are cited in this ten page paper.

  • GLOBAL RECESSION AND IMPACT ON NIGERIA

    This 3-page paper discusses the impact of the current global economic meltdown on Nigeria. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • United States' Continuing Investment in India

    In six pages this paper discusses the Indian resource investment by the United States and what India must do in terms of infrastructural improvements as well as what lessons the U.S. might learn regarding the rapidly paced economic growth of India. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Economy of India - Developments between 2000 and 2011

    The writer looks at India and the way in which the economy has developed. After looking at some background to give the paper context the economic policies and strategies followed are discussed, the impact of multinational corporations and the way that results of economic development are reflected n social conditions are all discussed. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this sixteen page paper.

  • Vietnam Economic Development Questions

    Vietnam has undergone economic changes that have impacted in its development. This paper considers three issues, the impact of MNC’s and entrepreneurs, the development stage of the state according to Dunnings’ IDP framework and the way the government can learn from the economic development of other nearby states such as China. This is a three page paper.

  • Do Developing Countries benefit from Capital Generation in the Developed World?

    The writer considers if and how less developed countries and emerging countries may benefit from the capital created in the developed countries. The writer also defines the terms less developed countries/economies and emerging economies. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • The Main Strengths And Weaknesses Of Tourism As A Means Of Economic Development

    Tourism is a growing industry and has a great deal of potential to aid with the economic development of developing countries. This 4 page paper considers the potential strengths and weaknesses of a developing country using a tourism strategy to increase revenue. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Economic Models' Application

    In twenty pages this paper discusses how to apply various economic model in a consideration of employment level determination, economic growth and aggregate demand, government spending, how taxes are used, inflation and growth control, Keynesian and classical theories. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • China and India Level of Trade

    In five pages this paper discusses how the trade relationship level between India and China is influenced by both economics and politics. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Oman; Accounting and Financing Considerations

    This 4 page paper looks at Oman from the perspective of a potential company thinking of setting up a factory in the country. The first part of the paper considers the accounting issues that they will face and the second part looks at the financing issues and risks. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Why is South Africa an Attractive FDI Target?

    This eight page paper considers the attractiveness of South Africa as a destination for foreign direct investment. The paper starts by considering how South Africa is aligned with some general criteria that motivate companies choose particular countries for FDI. The paper then looks at the inflows of FDI, considering the amounts received and the spread of FDI across different industries as well as the sources of FDI. The paper then considers the way in which foreign direct investment may be impacting on growth within the South African economy, and ends by discussing the pattern of FDI outflows and whether or not this is advisable in a country that is seeking to attract inward FDI. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this eight page paper

  • The Importance of FDI to Economic Development in China

    China has an increasing level of involvement in the world economy and has benefited from a significant increase in the level of inward foreign direct investment; the writer assesses the extent to which FDI has been important in the Chinese economic development looking at the benefits that FDI may help a country to realize and the way in which China has managed its’ own development. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • 2009; The UK Economy and Scottish Commercial Real Estate

    This 12 page paper looks at the economy of the UK between 2004 and 2009 and compares Scotland to the UK as a whole. The real estate market for commercial property in Scotland is then considered, looking at industry in Aberdeen, Offices in Edinburgh and offices and retail space in Glasgow. Predictions are then made regarding the potential movement of real estate prices and the economies as a whole, with reference existing patterns and economic theory. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • India and China; International Finance Decisions

    This 5 page paper looks at India and China as a potential destination for a direct foreign investment; it assesses the risks such as politic and exchange rate risk before making a recommendation. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Factors in International Finance and Trade Development

    In eight pages the ways in which international finance and trade developed are examined in a discussion of such issues as financial equilibrium, financing for international trade, foreign risk management, and international currency transactions. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Global Financial Risk Management

    In twenty pages this paper discusses hedging and other tools associated with the management of international financial risks. Fifteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Regulating Financial Services in E-Commerce.

    This research paper addresses problems that can arise in the regulation of the on-line financial services industry. The author focuses on issues occurring in Australia, but the argument can apply wherever deregulated financial services exist. This six page paper has three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Creating Sustainability in Developing Countries Healthcare Provisions - a Proposal for Research

    The writer presents an outline proposal to examine the way that a developing country may for the healthcare system, creating financial sustainability future. The proposal utilizes the case of Zambia as subject matter, and presents an in-depth examination of the problems faced in the universal healthcare system is under-funded and reliant on donations from foreign governments. The writer presents a methodology utilizing an in-depth literature review followed by qualitative and quantitative primary research. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this twenty page paper.

  • Creating Financial Sustainability Poor Nations

    It is generally agreed that poor nations have trouble in maintaining a financially sustainable healthcare system, and the by low levels of taxation in general poverty. The paper looks at the way governments have sought to create sustainability is the utilization of financial support in the community or through user fees, and assesses the impact of these policies. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography this fourteen page paper.

  • Jordan Business and Joint Ventures

    6 pages, 6 sources. This paper considers the nature of Jordanian business and the impacts of joint ventures with American companies. This paper integrates an example of a speech that would outline a proposal for joint venture businesses between American and Jordanian businesses. This paper also includes a number of business models, including those by Hall, Kluckhohn and Hofstede, among others.

  • Comparison of British and Libyan Corporate Governance

    Good corporate governance is seen as needed for the development of an economy and attracting investors. The writer looks at cooperate governance, and how good corporate governance may be identified and then compares Libya with the UK. Sixteen sources are cited in this twenty page paper.

  • Fair Trade In The United Kingdom

    This 8 page paper begins a short explanation of what Fair Trade means and the purpose of Fair Trade. The essay discusses Fair Trade as it applies to the United Kingdom, including data and statistics and consumers' perceptions of this type of product. The essay identifies some of the stores that strongly support Fair Trade and how they do so. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Government Economic Policy and Economic Growth

    This 7 page paper looks at the argument that governmental economic policies have the main objective of promoting sustained economic growth. The paper considers the way in which this may or may not be correct and how the policies undertaken in terms of structure, monetary and fiscal policy support growth. The paper uses the UK and Europe as illustrative examples. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • The IMF and the Financial Crisis in Asia

    In four pages this paper considers the 1997 and '98 financial crisis in Asia and the IMF's mistakes in crisis management.

  • Caribbean Banana Trade Wars and Banana Trade Security

    In thirteen pages the Caribbean's trade security and how the trade war has impacted it are discussed with events leading up to the opening of supplier trade by the EU also included. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Innovation for Internet Banking - A Research Proposal

    The banking industry has changed a great deal, the use of internet banking has become more popular and reduced the level of differentiation between banks. The writer proposes research to find ways for banks so undertake innovation within the internet banking sector. Ten sources are cited in the ten page paper.

  • Indian Banks and Corporate Governance

    In thirteen pages Indian bank governance is considered in an examination of two state and two privately owned banks - Global Trust Bank, State Bank of India, HDFC Bank Ltd., and ICICI Bank Ltd. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography, with five tables and two figures also provided.

  • Islamic Banking and Finance

    This 12 page paper looks at Islamic banking and finance. This 12 page paper looks at the history and development of Islamic banking and finance, the characteristics of the Islamic banking, the different types of products that are available as well as the regulation of the industry in the UAE and the challenges and potential within the industry. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • A Comparative Analysis Of Saudi Arabia And US Banks Before And After The 2008 Crisis

    This 22 page paper looks at the banks and banking system of the US and Saudi Arabia, to examine the similarities and the differences. The paper starts by looking at the banking environment inn general including issues such as bank management, supervision, and social and economic condition. The paper then goes on to assess the assets and liabilities in the banking sector before and after June 2008, looking at the similarities and differences. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • Nationalizing Banks; The Fall out of the Credit Crunch

    The credit crunch and the collapse of Northern Rock clearly point towards the merits of nationalizing the banking sector, or at least parts of it. This 6 page paper critically examines this notion. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Student Supplied Case Study on PRODEM FFP Banking Services in Bolivia

    In four pages this paper examines the competitive advantage strategies and their effectiveness as they pertain to this Bolivia banking services institution with a SWOT analysis also included regarding its future.

  • UK Banking Services, Compliance, and Vulnerabilities

    In fifteen pages this paper examines how a UK banking services compliance officer is able to determine and address various vulnerabilities. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Globalization, Inequality, and Poverty

    In three pages this paper evaluates the observation 'We live in a world where poverty and inequality are increasing and increasing globalization has not benefited the poor countries.' Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Brazil Monetary System and Currency Changes

    In seven pages this report asks questions regarding Brazil's currency and monetary system and include the main monetary aspects that require change, restructuring plan and objectives, the status of the Brazilian economy after the first two quarters, impacts the U.S. felt, and whether or not Brazil was helped by these changes. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Solving the Problems of Poverty in Brazil

    The writer considers ways in which the economic inequality in Brazil may be addressed. The writer argues that applying economic theories such as the trickle down effect may help Brazil solve its difficulties. The paper is five pages long and there are eight sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Supply and Demand Questions

    This 4 page paper answers two of questions on supply and demand. The first considers a news article and explains the movement of airline prices in relationship to supply and demand. The second takes data supplied by the student concerning the demand for canned drinks compared to factors such as weather and income levels, undertaking a regression analysis using the data recommendations for strategy are made based on analytical findings. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Future Currency Projections in Canada, Mexico, and India

    This paper addresses the future of the Canadian Dollar, The Indian Rupee, and the Mexican Peso. The author discusses what events or policies may have an impact on these currencies. This six page paper has five sources in the bibliography.

  • Houses Prices in the UK 2003 - 2008

    This 7 page paper looks at the pattern in the average house price in the UK from 2003 to 2008. The paper discusses the movement in prices and considers the different economic factors that may have been impacting on the way supply and demand of housing was taking place and reflected in the housing process. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • The difference between multinational capital budgeting and domestic capital budgeting

    This 3 page paper examines capital budgeting and explores the differences between the two types. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Market Regulation under the Saudi Arabia Capital Market Authority and the US Securities and Exchange Commission

    Capital markets require regulation in order to provide a framework as investors will trust, the writer looks at two regulatory bodies is been set up to regulate the securities markets, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Saudi Arabia Capital Market Authority (CMA). The regulation of each of the bodies is considered and contrasted. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography this fifteen page paper.

  • The Impact Of Economic Change On The Capital Markets With Reference To Bull And Bears

    This 7 page paper investigates stock market indices such as the Dow Jones and the way history is littered with instances of volatility in the capital markets. The author discusses what impact economic change has on the capital markets with reference to Bull and Bears, and considers whether they continue to provide good investment opportunities. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • The Economy of Bangladesh

    This 8 page paper examines the economy of Bangladesh. The paper is written n 2 parts. The first, and largest part of the paper part looks at the overall economic performance and international trade patterns for Bangladesh. The second part of the paper the paper presents information on the business environment from the prospective of a business person in the country. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

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  • A Proposal for the Development of a Micro-Financing Strategy for Egypt Which Is Compliant with Islamic Laws

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  • Politics and Economies of Russia and China

    In six pages the changes that have resulted since Communism's collapse are considered in terms of the economies and politics of Russia nd China with the present discussed along with a future outlook with Russia clearly in decline while China is soaring toward a 'superpower' position. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

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  • Microfinance Funds and the Mitigation of Exchange Rate Risk

    The development of microfinance funds has been a move that is aiding developed countries. There are many risks, one of which is exchange rate risk. The paper assesses this risk and then considers the way the risk may be reduced with the use of hedging. Sixteen sources are cited in this twenty-three page paper.

  • The Impact of Money Laundering on Society

    This 3 page paper examines the technique of money laundering and explains the three phase process. Most of the paper examined the impact of money laundering on society. ibliography lists 3 sources.

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    In six pages the observation 'Lack of controls on money laundering is one of the most important contributory factors behind the growth of 21st century terrorism' is evaluated. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Improving Corporate Governance and Supervision in New Zealand

    The credit crunch and global recession which started ion 2008 has seen many governments reconsider the way that cooperate governance and supervision takes place in their markets. The writer examines the approach adopted towards corporate governance in New Zealand and then looks at the way the United States and the United Kingdom are dealing with these issues to determine if there are any transferable lessons for New Zealand. Eight sources are cited in this eight page paper.

  • The Adoption of IFRS in Australia

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  • India's Economic Status

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  • Economy of Singapore and the Impact of Recession

    In eighteen pages the Singapore tiger economy is examined in terms of the effects of the 2 recessions of the 1980s and 1990s. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • CEMEX AND INVESTMENT IN INDONESIA

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  • Characteristics of Different Securities

    The writer examines the features and characteristics of four different types of security; ordinary or common shares, preferences shares, a right issue and convertible notes or shares as well as identifying different companies that have these securities on the market. Thirteen sources are cited in this fourteen page paper.

  • Economic Relations Between Thailand and Japan

    In twenty pages the economic relationships between these two nations are discussed in a consideration of such topics as Thailand's mid 1980s' growth, balance of payments experimented with by Thailand, Thailand's low cost manufacturing and Japan, and Japan's capital investment flow into Thailand. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Risks Associated with the Funding of Foreign Trade with Companies in Bangladesh

    The writer looks at the potential problems or risks that may face an American firm looking at financing commercial transactions with companies located in Bangladesh. The paper starts with an assessment of the different types of risk may be present, including political and economic, and then discusses tactics American firms may use to reduce that risk. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Robert Solow Growth Model and Economic Growth

    In four pages the growth model of Robert Solow and the ways in which it emphasizes all types of social economic growth is examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

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  • North and South America Differences and Their Reasons

    In three pages this paper applies the theories of Ken Sokoloff and Stanley Engerman to the reasons behind the economic differences between North and South America. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Starting a New Business in a Foreign Country

    There are a number of financial issues to consider when starting a business in a different country. Using the example of a fast food restaurant in Russia the writer presents some financial forecasts and a budget, and assesses strategies to reduce risk from exchange rate movements as well as looking at potential sources of financing. Two sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • Impact of Terrorism on Pakistan's Economy

    In eight pages this paper examines the connection between terrorism and the economy of Pakistan. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Exchange Rate Issues

    Five questions are posed by the student and answered by the writer. The are what is the J curve? What impacts do exchange rate movements have on household spending and their impact on the economy? What influences the decision regarding whether a country should have a fixed or a floating exchange rate? What factor may contribute to a currency crisis and what are the benefits of a floating exchange rate? Three sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • The 2008-2009 Economic Crisis vs. The Great Depression

    This 3 page paper compares and contrasts the economic crisis of 2008-2009 with the Great Depression of the 1930s. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Great Britain's Great Depression of 1873 to 1896

    In three pages the 'winners' and 'losers' of this Great Britain depression are discussed. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Trademark Abuse and Economic Competition in Europe

    In twenty five pages this paper considers how the Euro and the EU have contributed to economic competition that has resulted in such issues as trademark abuse. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Tsunami of December 2004 and Its Economic Consequences

    In five pages the third world is examined in a discussion of the tsunami's economic impact. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Investment Capital Issues

    This research paper offers discussion of several questions pertianing to issues associated with venture capital. One topic described the experiences of an entrepreneur tryng to locate venture capital; another topic discussed decribes standard venture capital advice, contrasting this topic in the US with companies in Southeast Asia. This four page paper has two sources in the bibliography.

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