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following graph with perfectly competitive market.
Figure 2 Competitive market entry
Figure 3 Market exit
Part B – Macroeconomics
Dolamore (2011) claim that a discretionary fiscal policy can be countercyclical and used to stimulate aggregate demand. To illustrate, when the economy is below full-employment level, the government can impose a tax cut or/and increase their spending/expenditure in order to eliminate the recessionary gap. In this case, the discretionary policy is expansionary, as presented in the following figure. As shown in figure below, short run aggregate supply cuts initial aggregate demand (AD0) at a below full-employment level. An increase in government
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statistically by increasing the employment rates, economic growth, and revenue for the economy. President Trump’s tax reforms have increased consumer spending, number of jobs, and the increase of the production of businesses. The tax reform called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, has benefitted 33 low-tax states more than it has benefitted the 17 high-tax states, but this reform is just the beginning because President Trump is still fighting for reforms.
The Keynesian Theory of Macroeconomics states that the government should play a positive role in the stabilization of the economy. I personally feel like President Trump’s tax reforms are playing a positive role because he is creating jobs. In the
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Macro Unit 4 Problem Set
1. Define and give specific examples of transaction demand for money and asset demand for money
a. Transaction demand for money is people hold money for everyday transactions. For example, lunch money and bus fee would be a transaction demand. Asset Demand for Money is people hold money since it is less risky than other assets. For example, there is a recession happening and people don’t invest in anything because they don’t want to lose all of their money.
2. Money Market Graph
a. See attached. The demand for money downward sloping because people want to hold less of their wealth in the form of money the higher
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Macroeconomic Analysis for International and Public Affairs U6401
Problem Set 7
Due on April 2 at 6:00pm
1. Please drop your homework in mailboxes 7 or 10 in the 6th-floor mail room, close to the Office of Student Affairs.
2. You only have to submit ONE homework paper per group.
3. Please make sure you write both first and last names of each group member on the first page of the homework paper.
4. While your answers should be typed, you do not have to draw the graphs in Word or Excel.
Just take pictures of your hand-drawn graphs and paste them to your problem set paper before printing
In this question, assume that Brazil is a closed economy.
The table below illustrates some
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Economics IA2 - Economic Growth - US economic growth hits fastest rate since
Economic growth is an increase in real gross domestic product (GDP) or the real
quantity of goods and services produced over a period of time, usually a year. There are
two types of economic growth: actual and potential growth. The United States of
America’s (USA) economy grew at its fastest pace in four years in the second quarter of
2018, expanding at an annualised rate of 4.1%. There are several reasons and
consequences of this economic growth that I will analyse.
Firstly, the US government implemented expansionary fiscal policies to increase
aggregate demand (AD). A US$1.5 trillion tax cut was granted to
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burden from tariffs.
By the way, I strongly agree with the last two paragraphs in this article. The trade war is also a kind of war, there must be sacrifices. The problems are whether the long terms benefits worth the cost, and can the benefits be sustained. Even American business loss more than gains now, if the trade restrictions can truly revive the American steel business and relative business, these policies will be successful and historical and have long term positive impacts to the American economy.
Mankiw, N. G. (2014). Principles of macroeconomics. Cengage Learning.
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simulation can be used when making purchasing decisions as well as when selling a good. This information could be used in a business setting to ensure pricing is appropriate, optimize performance, and maximize profitability. An understanding of microeconomics and macroeconomics can help to forecast the business and make effective decisions to run a successful business. If major changes are made, it impacts the entire market. Both microeconomic and macroeconomic principles are important to the decision- making process of a business. The simulation has increased my knowledge with the realistic examples provided and demonstrated the effect supply and demand have on microeconomics and macroeconomics principles.ReferencesUniversity of Phoenix. (2003). Applying Supply and Demand Concepts [Multimedia]. Retrieved from University of Phoenix, ECO365 website.
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Pretorius (2013). Clever Economics Grade 12 Learner’s Book. South Africa: Macmillan. 2-21.
· Colander, D. (2007). The Making of an Economist Redux. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
· Hoover, K. (2006). The Past as Future: The Marshallian Approach to Post-Walrasian Econometrics. In: Post Walrasian Macroeconomics: Beyond the Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model, ed. by D. Colander, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
· https://youtu.be/3ez10ADR_gM - Intro to Economics: Crash Course Ecom
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OKANG GEORGE ITA
‘’THE THREE MOST IMPORTANT PROBLEMS TO REMEMBER ABOUT THE GREAT DEPRESSION”
May 1, 2018
The Great depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930sbeginning in the United States. The timing of this depression varied across nations. In most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline. The Great Depression started in the United States after a major fall in stock prices that began around September 4, 1929
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202 Microeconomics 3
BAD 310 Prin. of Management 3 SA 200 American Diversity or other
ECO 201 Macroeconomics 3 EDU 251 Prof Educator Legal Ethical
EDU 260 Educ. & Cultural Diversity or
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EDU 317 Differentiated Instruction 3 EDU 316 Techniques of Teaching 3
EDU 270 Instructional Technology 3 EDU 420 Tchg. Rdg. in Content Area 3
EDU 322 Adol. Development 2 ACC 247 Prin. of Accounting II 3
PHI 304 Business Ethics 3 BED 312 Business Communications 3
ACC 246 Prin. of Accounting I 3 MKT 321 Prin. of Marketing 3
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Art, music, theater appreciation
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The distinction between nominal and real GDP (16 marks)
In macroeconomics, the distinction between nominal and real GDP is a threshold concept and is crucial in analysing economic data.
Nominal GDP (current-price GDP) is the actual value of GDP and so captures the monetary value of the economy’s output. It is affected over time by both changes in prices and in the volume of what is produced. So, for example, nominal GDP in 2017 would be the value of a country’s output at 2017 prices. The same principle applies to other years. Hence, no account is made for the effect of inflation, rather the effect of inflation is incorporated within these figures. In 2017 the nominal (or actual) value of
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passion even more. My current degree course is a combination of Economics and a range of characteristics of Finance (e.g. Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Financial Economics, Economics and Finance of Business and Financial Markets and Institutions). This combination of subjects has enabled me to apply my knowledge to practical scenarios such as investigating and analyzing the business and financial environment including macroeconomic and microeconomic factors. Now, as I reach the end of my undergraduate studies, I am eager not just to continue my studies, but also to specialize in this subject area, which is so critically important to how the global economy operates.
Moreover, I have done
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The formal study of macroeconomics is linked
to the writings of John Maynard Keynes, who
during the Depression, the global Depression of the 1930s,
wrote that the aggregate economy might be in disequilibrium,
or at least stuck in a state of high, persistent unemployment.
To that end, the government may need to take
measures to address the problem of unemployment
and the stagnation of the economy.
This is really the first formal study of the macro-economy.
Thus, you can see why, while scarcity has led to economics and its challenges
as the oldest of practicing disciplines, practicing subjects.
It really is one of the newest of those formally studied.
SALLY MEEK: You just heard Dr. Ross
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emphasized in the simulation, applied what was learnt to the workplace, and summarized with the Concept Summary that was included in the simulation.ReferencesColander, D. (2004). Economics [E-Text Edition]. McGraw-Hill: New York. Retrieved September 6, 2008, from University of Phoenix, ECO365 rEsource web site.University of Phoenix. (n.d.) Applying International Trade Concepts. Retrieved September 7,2008 from University of Phoenix, Resource ECO/372-Macroeconomics Web site:https://mycampus.phoenix.edu/secure/resource/vendors/tata/UBAMsims/economics1/economics1_international_trade_simulation.html
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Which of the following terms implies the least degree of confidence in an economic generalization?
Macroeconomics can best be described as the:
analysis of how a consumer tries to spend income.
study of the large aggregates of the economy or the economy as a whole.
analysis of how firms attempt to maximize their profits.
study of how supply and demand determine prices in individual markets.
Normative statements are concerned primarily with:
facts and theories.
what ought to be.
rational choice involving costs and benefits.
The alternative combinations of two goods that a consumer
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of Economic Performance and Social Progress.
Stiglitz, J. E. (2012) ‘The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future’, WW Norton & Company.
Todaro, M., & Smith, S. (2015). Economic Development (10th Edition). India: Pearson
Tucker, I. (2010). Macroeconomics for Today (6th ed.). Mason, Ohio: South-Western Cengage Learning.
Deininger, K. and Squire L. (1996). 'A New Data Set Measuring Income Inequality', The World Bank Economic Review, 10(3): 565-91
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AP Microeconomics Vocabulary 2014
This is a list of every microeconomic term that must be known for the exam.
1. Microeconomics - The branch of economics that studies the economy of consumers or households or individual
2. Macroeconomics - The branch of economics that studies the overall working of a national economy.
3. Scarcity - Scarcity is the fundamental economic problem of having seemingly unlimited human needs and wants,
in a world of limited resources. It states that society has insufficient productive resources to fulfil all human wants and
4. Economic Efficiency - The use of resources so as to maximize the production of goods and services.
5. Economic Equity
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). Devetak et al say that for Harvey,
globalisation is a ‘long standing process always implicit in capital accumulation rather than a
political-economic condition that has recently come into being’ (Devetak et al 2nd Ed 2015).
Hirst and Thompson aim to discredit assumptions made by the hyperglobalists. They say that
while the way nation-states are able to make policy for macroeconomics has changed, they
are still pivotal institutions, particularly in ‘creating the conditions for effective international
global governance’, their chief example being that population control is still entirely under
the control of the nation-state, with people being less mobile than ideas, capital or
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Author Craig W. Herre in the article “By Member Request: National Digital Campaign to boost your business”, argues that national digital campaign helps improve the business. He supports his claim by giving factual evidences, then he showed some examples of some people that is already success because of this technique. Herre’s purpose is to evoke more people to apply this techniques into their businesses. He creates a persuasive and calm tone to make the information easier to
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Planning and organizing in respect to Wells Fargo is essential to the success of the company. The vision of Wells Fargo Bank is to move to the next stage going from "good to great," (wellsfargo.com). The organization has constantly reinvented itself through the years by creating new departments, products, services and new positions. The changes that have been made to the organization have been instrumental in the success of the company. Planning is a function that is often utilized within our organization.Within the mortgage wholesale division of Wells Fargo, we tend to have an operational disadvantage when it comes to our loan process. Our company realizes that business would not exist
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Table of contents1: Summary 22: Main Contents of the report 3-202.1: Introduction 32.2: Problem and the followed procedure 42.3: Sun Life Financial from strategic managerial viewpoints 42.3.1: Sun Life Financial's strategic logic 62.3.2: SWOT analysis 102.3.3: PEST analysis 132.3.4: The attractiveness of the Chinese insurance market 172.3.5: Strategies and city choice 183: Results, conclusions and recommendations 224: Bibliography 231. SummaryThis report looks into the Chinese insurance market for Sun Life Financial in order to evaluate whether it is wise for the company to enter the Chinese market and if so, where to enter. To research whether Sun Life Financial is internally ready to enter
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In order to answer this question we must firstly look at what is done at the birth of the child. If they are baptised as a baby, they clearly include no opinion in the situation. If this child doesn't believe in this faith there will be obvious rise against this as they get older and realise what it means.Furthermore, a particularly social child who is busy quite a lot of the time may find it hard to go to Church when they are supposed to and make time for other things like prayer etc. These things all take time where a child could be doing other activities that they would prefer to be doing than attending church. As well as this, to a child who isn't a Christian because of their own
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V-post has the ability to substantially improve its profit margin, but it may difficult to realize that with the insight from Singpost, it can and will happen overnight. V-post is currently selling maximum range of approximately million bucks value of goods each day. As V-post faces many intense pressures to be more and more competitive and to increase profitability, a new perspective must be directed to the reduction and control of expenses. Expenses are considered to be "costs of doing business." Hence, most organizations lack the "know how, "expertise, or time to undertake an extensive profit improvement review. A few may have access to financial resources, some of which include books
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Disasters happen when multinational corporations though having enormous resources tend to look the other side when most of the people are uneducated and their governments do not care for them and their safety and laws are usually bent if not broken by the corporations for their benefit.On the night at around 1 a.m. on Monday, December 3, 1984, when most of the people were at home sleeping, a deadly toxic methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas leaked out from the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) plant in Bhopal, India. Senior factory officials who already knew about the lethal build-up in the tank before the leakage did not raise the alarm to warn the neighborhood until one hour after the leakage
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Before entering the "real" world and making decisions about careers and life, there is one major decision one is faced with. The question of which institution will best fit their needs to prepare them for life. There are several choices to choose from. From Ivy League Schools to State Schools as well as Historically Black Colleges and Universities the list goes on and on. These schools are viewed in society on a scale. Ivy League Schools are viewed at the top of the list where as Historically Black Colleges and Universities is only a place to go when you have no where else to go. However to receive admission into any type of these universities one must take the Scholastic Achievement Test or
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Throughout American history, the development of plantations (farms) in the American colonies arrived as immigrants arrived in small farms. The American people settled on the land west of the Mississippi for many diverse reasons. As the years went, by the profit and demand for crops such as tobacco grew larger. At that time, large plantation could had over 400 acres of fields growing anything from tobacco to maize and sugarcane(in the south), as the myths reveal. The farmers were also in the business of buying slaves as they were auctioned off at the ports or owned as indentured servants.Initially, many Americans were reluctant to move westward. Early explorers thought that the country beyond
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The author uses from the first person point of view. This is viewed in the first person because the author uses pronouns such as "we" and "my" in the story. To have pronouns such as "we" and "my" is the definition of first person narrators. An example of this can be seen through the following phrase:"My mother is not an inventive or convincing liar, and the excuses which occur to her are obviously second rate."We know that the narrator is homodiegtic because the narrator is one who is internal to the narrative, which is on the same plane of exegesis as the story. In the first person narrative, it brings us psychologically much closer to the central character. However, it does lose much of
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Characteristics and symptomsThe characteristics and symptoms of albinism are:- very light skin color- blondish-white colored hair- visual impairments that require glasses- tendency to sunburn easily,- hearing impairments- blood-clotting problems- red/pink eyes- Low Vision- Sensitivity to bright light and glare- involuntary eye movements- "Slowness to see" in infancy- Inability of the eyes to work togetherThese are all symptoms of albinos but an albino can have perfect health and only suffer from very light skin.CausesAlbinism is caused when a person inherits two recessive genes that cause them to not produce the normal amount of melanin. This makes their skin and hair lighter and can cause
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From the beginning of recorded history, possibly before then, humans have found a necessity for classifying and categorizing every aspect of life. This need for order has been used to efficiently organize and clarify the endless details on Earth. This arrangement of objects in groups has also created a very sinister and volatile mindset that some people live by. This associative manner of classification has lead to the formation of beliefs in race identities, stereotypes, and superiority in the form of racism. Racism is contempt for people who have physical characteristics different from your own (Nanda and Warms 1). This concept is often combined with what is called racialism. Racialism is
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Domestic Family Violence by definition consists of physical, emotional and psychological violence. Family Violence is prevalent among all domestic groups. This form of violence crosses ethnic, racial, age, national origin, sexual orientation, religious and socioeconomic lines. Those families at highest risk are those currently experiencing some complicating form of stress. This would include poverty, unemployment, low educational levels and certain ethnic groups. Job disparities including income disparities between spouses, over crowding and poor social structure also increase and contribute to family violence. By the most conservative estimate, each year 1 million women suffer nonfatal
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The story of spirited away begins with Chihiro, the protagonist of the story moving to a new house in a country town. Initially Chihiro is stubborn and reluctant about leaving her friends and old life behind. Later on the family runs into what seems like an abandoned theme park, but is actually an entrance to a spirit world and more specifically a bathhouse for gods.When Chihiro is helpless of the circumstances of loosing her parents and the recent transparency in her skin a boy with the name of Haku comes to comfort and rescue her. Haku informs Chihiro that the only way she can remain in the bathhouse and save her parents is to get a job and make herself useful. Chihiro following Haku's
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PROBLEMAfter reviewing the facts of the article, it appears to me that the problem at Polaris is one of poor organization and structuring of the companies resources.ALTERNATIVESThe first alternative in solving the organizational problem at Polaris is to expand the marketing research and development teams to cities outside of the Midwest, such as Burlington, VT, Portland, ME, and Manchester, NH in the Northeast and Denver, CO, Helena, MT in the Midwest, and Tempe, Arizona in the southwest and other US and foreign cities where Polaris' products may have a market.AdvantagesThis alternative organizes Polaris better in terms of marketing and researching products for the future. It will better
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The first Total War also known as the 'bloodiest' war of the century, WWI proved to have a great impact upon all of Europe. Politically, there is a clear scene of what impact the War had on the main powers in Europe: for some countries, such as France and Britain, the change in regime was merely slight, in Germany rather significant, whereas in Russia it proved drastic and sparked off two revolutions. Hence, there were several common aspects of political impacts, both direct and indirect.One of the instances of indirect political impact of WWI was the steadfastly developed idea of 'unity' behind ones government, borne by feelings of patriotism. This mainly existed at the very beginning of
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Naturally, there are three main points offered, when analyzing the role of Bethmann-Holloweg in the July Crisis. One of them, the sympathetic viewpoint, describes the German Imperial Chancellor as a victim of circumstance, rather weak, but totally guilt-free. The more critical viewpoint assigns him the characteristics of an aggressive expansionist and finally the neutral point balances out the two. It claims that Holloweg lost control, and desired no more than a limited war. Nonetheless, it is never certain how far the Chancellor was a crucial figure.To begin with, the sympathetic, and possibly very naive view is that the Chancellor did his best to avoid war and was a peace-loving statesman
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After Research, I do feel that minorities are overrepresented within the criminal justice system. For example, "a suit filed Jan. 6 in Union County, N.J., alleges that a state law denying voting rights to parolees and probationers discriminates against blacks and Hispanics due to their overrepresentation in the criminal justice system"(Penal Disenfranchisement Law Called Biased). A good deal of research has noted major disparities in the extent of involvement of minorities, particularly blacks compared to whites, in the criminal justice system. The existence of disproportionate racial representation in the criminal justice system raises questions about the fundamental fairness and equality
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The article I have selected to write about caught my attention because of the word " Phishing". Being an avid fisherman I knew this term had to be related fishing or luring. As I found out in the article the Tech term Phishing refers to scams which try to trick consumers into disclosing highly confidential -- and valuable -- information such as credit card and bank account numbers, Social Security numbers, and other identity-related data.Typically originating in mass-mailed e-mails that purport to be from a legitimate source, they entice users to spoofed sites with bogus claims that account numbers must be re-entered.The statistics are amazing in the amount of attacks. According to Vincent
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Software maintenance and change control plans are critical to the overall success of a software project. A properly executed plan will not only provide more reliable coding changes, and change implementations; it will also have beneficial financial impacts on the company. Large portions of software expenditures are related to program maintenance. Poorly tested or documented changes and coding changes implemented on an emergency basis as twice as costly as those that are well planned and tested. A plan that controls changes, tests, and implements the changes in a thorough manner will make more efficient use of all the companies' resources. To be effective a plan must be in place through the
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IntroductionWhy all the noise from senior management about improved communication? Organizations need communication, in all sorts of relationships. When organizations focus on the professional relationships, the managers wants to communicate to be able to increase his or her employees' knowledge. In this paper, I will describes and elaborate on two types of communication: lateral and vertical. Furthermore, I will also compare the two types of communication and how they relate to my organization.Vertical CommunicationVertical communication can be described as the transfer of information, in the order from highest to the lowest, in an organizational structure, (Spillan, Mino, & Rowles
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There is a constant dispute amongst the medical and psychological community as to whether alcoholism is, in fact, a disease or just a state of mind. Many of the researcher have classified alcoholism as a disease (Alcoholism as a Disease 1). Dictionary.com has defined "disease" broadly as an "involuntary choice made by the individual" (Dictionary 1). This definition does not comply with alcoholics at all, because they can easily like any other human being determine that drinking has many unwanted consequences behind it. But an alcoholic just simply doesn't care. They cause many of their own troubles by their behavior and the decisions they make, so why should they be looked upon as powerless
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Shakespearean tragedies rarely contain blameless characters. The characters whose lives get turned upside down usually either deserve it, or they directly contributed to their downfall by holding onto some flaw or vice. This is always true for his tragic heroes, but what about his minor characters? They usually suffer just as much as the main characters. They usually exhibit character flaws. The difference is that they are rarely responsible for their own downfall; their circumstances come about from things outside of their control. Othello's Michael Cassio is an example of such a character. He is shown as a good man with minor flaws whose suffering is orchestrated by people and events that
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Andre's Hair Stylling employs 5 barbers at $9.90 per hour, 40 hours per week, and 50 weeks per year. The salary rate applies regardless of the number of haircuts performed by the barber. Fixed expenses total $1,750 per month and the cost for shampoo per client is $0.40. The total cost for each hair cut is $12.00. Using this data, I found the following information.1. Contribution margin is sales revenue less variable costs. It is the amount available to pay for fixed costs and provide any profit after variable costs have been paid. (Wikipedia, 2006) Find the contribution margin per haircut:Unit sales price - unit variable cost = contribution margin12.00 Per cut - 0.40/shampoo = contribution
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There are two polio vaccines that are used throughout the world today. There is the oral polio vaccine and the injected polio vaccine. The injection vaccine was invented first. It was invented by Jonas Salk and first tested in 1952. It was announced to the world on April 12, 1955. The second vaccine was invented by Albert Sabin. This vaccine was the oral one. The oral vaccine was a scientific breakthrough at that time. The vaccine was began testing in 1957 and was introduced to the world in 1962.The Oral Polio Vaccine was much more fit for the younger polio victims. Most polio victims were young children but most complication with polio was with the older people who had polio. Babies and
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Gower, an offscene narrator, enters to tell about the kingdom of Antioch, where king Antiochus and Antiochus's daughter are engaging in incest. Antiochus has kept suitors from marrying her by requiring that they answer a riddle correctly or die. Pericles, Prince of Tyre, tries his hand at the riddle. He is successful, but discovers that its answer reveals the incestuous relationship between father and daughter. Pericles doesn't reveal the truth, and Antiochus gives him forty days before his death sentence. But Pericles is sure Antiochus will want him dead for knowing the truth, so he flees back to Tyre. Antiochus sends an assassin after him.In Tyre, Pericles worries that Antiochus will take
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Despite both descending from Islam and Christianity are two religions that are very different. "It is difficult to compare Christianity to any other religion because there is such a wide range of beliefs and practices among various wings of Christianity: Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox churches, the Anglican Communion and the tens of thousands of Protestant faith groups" (Religious Tolerance). Despite the fact that they are two different religions, scared scriptures and Cosmogony will be compared and contrasted between the two.When looking at similarities of both religions, both use sacred scriptures. Islam's sacred scripture is called the Qur'an. "The Qur'an is literally the word of God
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Aim:To test which condition (external or internal) best suits the growth of seed germinationHypothesis:I would assume that the seeds that were placed outside in their natural environment would have a better growth pattern than that of the internally grown one due to the fact that its exposure to nature's day/night length, natural sunlight rain and temperature are the necessary elements for successful seed germination.Apparatus:4 Containers (preferably 0mm x 200mm x 100mm)Small bag of potting mixPacket of pea seedsRuler for measuring seed growthWatering canMethod:(1) Pour potting mix into two exact size containers (filling ¾ of the container)(2) Place four seeds (25mm deep) in each
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The speaker in "I'm nobody! Who are you?" I feel is a victim of society. The speaker has been told so many times that they are nobody that they now have accepted this assertion and created their self identity around being nobody. I do not feel that the speaker is a shy person, but instead finds liberation through being nobody. By being nobody the speaker goes unnoticed and unaffected by the every day hustle and bustle of being somebody.The speaker in "Negro" is a proud person. The speaker is proud of the accomplishments of his race. The speaker was able to experience all of the things he speaks of by knowing the history and struggles of his people. He relates these struggles in this poem
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A subculture is a cultural subgroup. They are considered 'opposite from the mainstream culture because of their unique trends. Subcultures are judged by what they look like, what they wear, where they live, their ethnic background and religion. Subcultures have distinctive styles of dress, activity and music. They form when the main stream culture fails to meet the needs of a particular group of people.Let's take a look at a known subculture. A perfect example is the punk subculture. Here is how they are perceived:Punks are young (16+), and known for being rebellious. This started during the 1970s in Britain, where a group of young rebellious teens decided to make a point through music
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Although the odds were against Israel, they managed to defeat the Arabs and benefit from the wards because of their strengths and Arab weaknesses. Israel was successful because they were organized and disciplined and they had help from foreign powers.Arabs didn't want to recognize the state of Israel. During the war of 1948-9, the Arab states were weak and divided. Their defeat was because of their poor leaders and they had no planned attack. They were disorganized and had no coordination. Arab armies weren't prepared well enough against Israeli forces. They weren't trained well or didn't have good equipment to fight. Arab states had underestimated Israeli forces and the fact that Israelis
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Tully stared at the pastel green ceiling of his room. Never before had it seemed so lifeless and dull. Memories of the incident flashed in his mind, as if it had happened just seconds ago. Images of the dare repeatedly replayed itself, reminding him of the guilt he felt. He had gotten himself into trouble solely for the sake of fitting in. Mother was upset, and he knew it was his fault. Maybe being different was alright, he shouldn't try so hard...That dare. He heard the voice again, that voice."Hey Tully...""Umm... yes?" Tully was hesitant. They had never approached him before. They were too "cool" to degrade themselves and speak to such an outcast like him.They wanted him to steal