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Why Capitalism Is Open to Compeition
Words: 753 Length: 2 Pages Document Type: Paper #: 87336329
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Competition

How does competition relate to communism, socialism, capitalism and monarchy?

As for capitalism, it thrives on competition, and is "legitimized by competition" (Kasper). In fact competition is a way of redistributing a society's wealth and helps to prevent concentrations of power in the hands of one company. Competition is absent in communism (the communist committees govern prices and have controls on all regulations) and also in most socialist countries; in fact "Property is theft," Kasper writes on page 4. In monarchies the government imposes "coercive regulations" to protect state interests. Fascist governments are all-controlling and competition is a foreign word in this style of government. People are not free to form new businesses in fascism, communism and in monarchies.

To what extent does capitalism include "crony capitalism" and why?

Cronies sometimes form "competitive truces" (Kasper) to cut deals on prices and that is actually a violation of anti-trust laws.…

Works Cited

Kasper, W. (2008). Competition. The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. Retrieved October 11, 2015, from  http://econlib.org .

Nerdwallet's Marketing Analysis and'strategy
Words: 927 Length: 3 Pages Document Type: Business Plan Paper #: 26199551
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Competition
Marketing strategies are longstanding, progressive-leaning approaches to planning with the key objective of attaining a sustainable competitive advantage. They are approaches that are employed laying emphasis on the business and marketing efforts. Our company faces direct and intense competition from Colloquy.com, Points.com, and Nerdwallet.com. The key marketing strategy employed by Points.com is points exchange through its website and company blog. Consumers take part in several loyalty programs but the actuality is that the miles as well as points in all of these various programs never amass to amounts that in fact result to awards. In this regard, Points.com permits consumers to take all these various points and exchange them into whatever program is most valuable to them (Strategy Online, 2001). In addition, the company has a Points Hub where consumers can gain more information regarding life at Points.com, obtain practical advice and insider tips for earning additional points, miles…

Economic Concepts -- Monopolies and
Words: 624 Length: 2 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: 91643942
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The composite raw materials of dry cell batteries and the ingredients in vitamins are equally available to any entity wishing to enter those markets. Moreover, there is little to distinguish the products of different manufacturers in those areas besides packaging and branding because the products themselves are essentially identical.

Many consumer services such as hair dressing and auto repairs also represent perfect competition scenarios because the barriers to entering the market are not very high and once in business, the prices commanded by individual proprietors are substantially dictated by prevailing market prices and the traditional dynamic of supply and demand.

Applying Saint Leo University Core Values to Economic Markets

In principle, the core values of Saint Leo University (and of Christianity, more generally) require us to be morally and socially responsible members of the human community. Furthermore, those core values also require us to serve our communities, to contribute to…

Pricing Strategies
Words: 3056 Length: 9 Pages Document Type: Research Paper Paper #: 53473376
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market structures and the pricing strategies which are specifically related to each of them. The introductory section of the paper gives an overview of the four major types of market structures and explains the main features which draw distinguishing lines between them. These major types of market structures are perfect competition, monopolistic competition, monopoly, and oligopoly. The second section discusses the pricing strategies which are used by competitors in each of these market structures in order to compete with the other competitors or operate in a profitable and competitive fashion. A case study has also been included which gives a real life example of the market structure and pricing strategies of a specific company. The paper concludes by giving summary and key findings from the whole discussion.

Introduction to Market Structures

Market structure refers to the number of competitors operating in a particular industry and the level or intensity of…

References

Boyes, W.J., & Melvin, M. (2012). Economics, 9th Edition. Mason, Ohio: South-Western Cengage Learning

Gitman, L.J. & McDaniel, C.D. (2009). The Future of Business: the Essentials, 4th Edition. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning

Hall, R.E., & Lieberman, M. (2010). Micro Economics: Principles and Applications, 5th Edition. Mason, OH: South-Western, Cengage Learning

Mankiw, N.G. (2011). Principles of Economics, 6th Edition. Mason, Ohio: Thomson South-Western