Solid Rate of Economic Growth

Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged, Cites ‘Solid Rate’ of Economic Growth; Central bank says, ‘Economic activity has been rising at a solid rate despite hurricane-related disruptions’ Harrison, David . Wall Street Journal (Online) ; New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]01 Nov 2017: n/a. ProQuest document link FULL TEXT The Federal Reserve left short-term interest rates unchanged… Continue reading Solid Rate of Economic Growth

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Economic concern in an African country

As an employee of the World Bank, you have been asked to research 1 economic concern in an African country and write a report on your findings. Select an African country to research. Select 1 of the following economic concerns to research: Quantities of specific goods and services Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Unemployment Inflation Research… Continue reading Economic concern in an African country

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Discussion on Human Capital

Human Capital a. How has human health changed over the past 300 years? Which countries have seen the greatest increases in health? Is height a good measure of health? Why? b. Discuss two reasons why improved health increases output per worker. Africa has seen an AIDS epidemic decimate a significant proportion of its working population,… Continue reading Discussion on Human Capital

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Efficiency vs. Technology Essay

Efficiency vs. Technology (20 pts) We want to evaluate the importance of technology relative to efficiency for Ghana’s relative productivity gap when compared to, the technology leader, the U.S. We use the decomposition below: (Ai/Aus)= (Ti/Tus) X (Ei/Eus) a. What information would you need to compute the relative efficiency gap? b. Given a relative productivity… Continue reading Efficiency vs. Technology Essay

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Government and it’s performance

 Government (20 pts) a. Using a real world example, describe why the form of governance in a country is clearly important for economic performance. b. In contrast to your previous answer, provide and describe one real world example showing that the form of government might not patter for economic performance. c. Describe three reasons why… Continue reading Government and it’s performance

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