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Economic Analysis Brazil and Bahrain

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Analyzing Economic Aspects Between Bahrain And Brazil
Introduction
In delineation, an economic indicator is a component of economic data, more often than not of macroeconomic magnitude, that is employed by analysts to construe prevailing or impending investment prospect or to evaluate the overall health of an economy. It becomes possible to ascertain the performance of a certain economy with respect to these metrics and also make a comparison between two or more nations. These economic indicators are fundamental statistics that show the direction and course of an economy (Investopedia, 2018). The main purpose of this paper is to conduct an analysis of economic indicators of the economies of Bahrain and Brazil.
Trends of GDP
The gross domestic product (GDP) is one of the fundamental indicators that are employed to make an assessment of the health of a nation’s economy. It signifies the overall dollar valuation of all the goods and…… [Read More]

References

Bakari, S., & Mabrouki, M. (2016). The Relationship among Exports, Imports and Economic Growth in Turkey. MRPA.

Bowen, W. G., & Finegan, T. A. (2015). The economics of labor force participation. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Investopedia. (2018). Economic Indicator. Retrieved from: https://www.investopedia.com/terms/e/economic_indicator.asp

Khouri, B. (2016). Economic indicators: Inflation. Wise Owl. Retrieved from: https://www.wise-owl.com/investment-education/economic-indicators-inflation

OECD. (2018). Inflation (CPI). Retrieved from: https://data.oecd.org/price/inflation-cpi.htm

Picardo, E. (2018). How The Unemployment Rate Affects Everybody. Investopedia. Retrieved from: https://www.investopedia.com/articles/economics/10/unemployment-rate-get-real.asp

Stengel, D. N. (2011). Working with Economic Indicators: Interpretation and Sources. Business Expert Press.

Trading Economics. (2018). Bahrain Government Spending. Retrieved from: https://tradingeconomics.com/bahrain/government-spending

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Economics and Global Capitalism

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1. The clip “What is Capitalism?” presents a certain vision of capitalism. Do you feel that the image they present is realistic? 
I do not feel that the image of capitalism that is presented is realistic because it imagines that the wealth created by the U.S. because of its economic philosophy was real when in fact it was highly manipulated and fabricated by political and centralized banking forces. Capital is used to squeeze, inflate, exploit, and destroy and the idea that some noble or holy form of capitalism exists that is separate from human nature, where greed, corruption, pride and ignorance go hand in hand, is to be disconnected from reality. The U.S. boomed because of easy credit and it went bust at times because of a tightening of credit. The idea of a free market is absurd because the economy has always had an element of command and control…… [Read More]

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Economic Prioritization by Class

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It appears that state and federal government entities do not have strong enough policies in place to strengthen vulnerable communities in today’s economy. Weinstein’s article (2013) details a number of purported cuts to federal programs which disadvantageously affect men of African American and Latino descent. Moreover, those vulnerable communities serve a purpose in today’s economy. A capitalist system needs someone to capitalize on; it greatly appears that African Americans and Latinos are used for this purpose. Thus, strengthening communities of these people is not a priority of the government. The pro-business laissez faire attitude of the current presidential administration is much more concerned with catering to the country’s “wealthiest 2 percent” (Weinstein, 2013) than to others.
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Weinstein, D. (2013). The real fiscal cliff for communities of color.
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Weinstein, D. (2013). The real fiscal cliff for communities of color.

 


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Economies Planned and Unplanned Economies

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These convergences lead to mixed economies.

Globalization and the U.S. Economy

Outsourcing is a result of the current globalization rate, due to rise of internet users and communication through broadband. In actual sense, outsourcing is inevitable, and no one is going to eliminate it any time soon, including the United States. However, outsourcing will mean loss of jobs in the United States, leading to a position where these jobs need to be replaced. This is because outsourcing results into competitive businesses, leading to profit and export increase and also increases the opportunities for investments in other countries, different from the source country such as the U.S. In the last decade manufacturing jobs have been moving out of the United States, and this can hardly be prevented. In fact, outsourcing of manufacturing jobs has greatly destroyed the middle class Americans, hence undermining the performance of their economy in general. Competition is…… [Read More]

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Economies Economic Growth in East

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"Both the U.S. side and the Mexican side replicate the political, economic, social, and cultural systems of their respective nation-states. At the same time, borderlanders have blended the structures, institutions, and life expressions of the two societies to create something novel and entirely theirs -- the ambiente fronterizo, or borderlands milieu. Today the area stands as a prime example of binational interdependence, providing striking evidence of the trend toward closer ties among the world's nations and societies" (Martinez, 1994)

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Coleman, M., 2005, U.S. Statecraft and the U.S. - Mexico Border as Security/Economy Nexus, Political Geography, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp. 185-209

Hackenberg, ., 1997, the U.S.-Mexico Borderland in Century XXI, Culture and Agriculture, Volume 19, Number 3

Longley, ., December 2004, Illegal Immigration Costs California Over Ten Billion Annually, About U.S. Government Info

Martinez, O.J., 1994, Human Interaction in the Texas - Mexico Borderlands, University of Arizona, http://www.humanities-interactive.org/borderstudies/text/essay.html. Ast…… [Read More]

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Coleman, M., 2005, U.S. Statecraft and the U.S. - Mexico Border as Security/Economy Nexus, Political Geography, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp. 185-209

Hackenberg, R., 1997, the U.S.-Mexico Borderland in Century XXI, Culture and Agriculture, Volume 19, Number 3

Longley, R., December 2004, Illegal Immigration Costs California Over Ten Billion Annually, About U.S. Government Info

Martinez, O.J., 1994, Human Interaction in the Texas - Mexico Borderlands, University of Arizona, http://www.humanities-interactive.org/borderstudies/text/essay.html. Ast accessed on March 28, 2008
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Economies and Life Transformed by

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Many of the positive facets of globalization -- such as laborers taking classes during the weekend and actually expanding their knowledge by gaining an opportunity to see the world -- that she discusses are not experienced by the majority of the workers who are regularly exploited by multi-national companies. These individuals come from a mental and physical poverty, and are trapped into a technological one as well in which they are only allowed to work, profit little while doing so, and have few opportunities to do anything else. Chang was fortunate enough to see some successes in this system of globalization and oppression, but there are many developing countries that lack China's resources where the workers are simply exploited.

Overall, it is quite clear that there are negative repercussions of globalization for working class people in both developed and developing countries. In the former, individuals regularly lose (and have lost)…… [Read More]

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Economies of Developing Countries Many

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Harris and Todaro (1970) admit that a limitation of the Todaro model is that assumes potential migrants are risk neutral agents. In fact, they may well prefer a certain expected rural income vs. An uncertain expected urban income. In the real world, risk aversion could make them choose the rural option or to wait for an offer of higher urban income to make the risk of uncertain employment prospects worth their while. ut, Harris and Todaro (1970) argue that they could easily adapt their model to reflect risk aversion and would still reach the same conclusions.

In summary, policies aimed at reducing urban unemployment can actually raise urban unemployment rather than reduce it as the Todaro paradox demonstrates. According to Todaro and Smith (2002), there are important conclusions to be drawn from the Todaro model of rural-urban migration including:

Creating urban jobs does not solve the urban unemployment problem because…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Harris, John, R., and Todaro, Michael, P. "Migration, Unemployment & Development: A Two-Sector Analysis." American Economic Review Mar 1970: 60(1):126-42.

Riadh, Ben Jelili. "Rural-Urban Migration: On the Harris-Todaro Model." http://www.arab-api.org/cv/riyadh-cv/pdf/Riadh3.pdf

Todaro, Michael P. And Smith, Stephen C. Economic Development, 8th edition. Boston: Peason Addison Wesley, 2002.
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Economies of Japan and South

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This has helped to protect the economy against sudden shocks from different events.

The government policies that are supporting growth are designed to encourage foreign direct investment in the South Korean economy. What happened was the Asian financial crisis (in 1997), underscored how government officials needed to open their economy up to foreign investors. As a result, the total amounts of money that was coming in began to increase dramatically with these figures currently sitting at $115.6 billion dollars. This is a part of an effort to diversify the economy away from the manufacturing sector. Over the course of time, this has allowed South Korea to build up their infrastructure and improve personal income with this coming in at $30,000.00 per year. This is significant, because in the early 1970's the average South Korean earned $1,200.00 per year. ("South Korea")

The different policies that were enacted have meant that the…… [Read More]

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"Japan." CIA World Fact Book, 2011. Web. 13 Dec. 2011

"South Korea." CIA World Fact Boo, 2011. Web. 13 Dec. 2011

Chung, Young. South Korea in the Fast Lane. London: Oxford University Press, 2007. Print.

Ghosn, Carlos. Shift Inside Nissan. New York: Random House, 2006. Print.