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a.    Completed Research Paper: with no header. b.    Paper Outline (Eight parts

a.    Completed Research Paper: with no header. b.    Paper Outline (Eight parts) 1.    Introduction to paper (1 pp. – 300 words) 2.    Description/Explanation of Austrian Political Economy (PE) (3-5 pp. – 1,000 – 1,500 words). Must reference five non-Wikipedia-esque sources. 3.    Assessment of the book, The Rise and Decline of Nations from the perspective of Austrian Political Economy (1-2 pp: 300-600 words). Five parenthetical references to TRDofN required. 4.    Assessment of the book, Seeing Like a State from the perspective…

The project is to generate a sales forecast for a selected industry or multi-nat

The project is to generate a sales forecast for a selected industry or multi-national firm using econometric methods. Sales data should be collected from available sources of Compustat, the Bloomberg system, or Statista. In addition, you must gather information on relevant measures of prices, income, advertising data, and other relevant (socio-economic) data to support the construction of a multi-variate regression model. You must build the econometric model utilizing a software of your choice. Results of the analysis must include (a)…

Prepare a project report on how you would raise fund to establish an Islamic mic

Prepare a project report on how you would raise fund to establish an Islamic microfinance project in a poor Muslim country of your choice and how you would screen the projects. You should focus on the following points in your project:  (i)    Discuss three theories for fund raising and explore some Islamic avenues from the infāq sector you would use them to microfinance SME’s (ii)    Identify three main business areas for microfinance that would alleviate poverty in this country. (chosen…

Go to the opportunity atlas (https://www.opportunityatlas.org/) and look up all

Go to the opportunity atlas (https://www.opportunityatlas.org/) and look up all of the places you lived as you were growing up at their relevant times in your life. Compare them with other neighborhoods around you/feeding into your schools/etc. Write 200-300 words summarizing what you learned. Did anything surprise you? Did things make sense? If you did not grow up in the US, then do this retrospectively for the neighborhood you are living in now.

Please read the series of articles, starting with “Many S&P 500 CEOs Got a Raise

Please read the series of articles, starting with “Many S&P 500 CEOs Got a Raise in 2018 That Lifted Their Pay to $1 Million a Month” by Theo Francis, The Wall Street Journal, March 17, 2018. This is an improvement for CEOs compared to 2016 when their pay actually decreased, as you read in the next two articles, “CEO Pay Shrank Most Since Financial Crisis” by Theo Francis and Joann S. Lublin, The Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2016, and…

A. Provide a written assessment of the current state of the U.S. economy. Base y

A. Provide a written assessment of the current state of the U.S. economy. Base your assessment on reputable media sources (e.g., The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Time, major network news, etc.) as well as data obtained from government websites (e.g., www.bls.gov, www.bea.gov, websites for the Federal Reserve Bank and each of the 12 district banks). Questions to consider: Using a macroeconomics demand/supply analysis, where do you think current output is relative to what the economy…

Some politicians, labor unions, and special interest groups argue that US trade

Some politicians, labor unions, and special interest groups argue that US trade deficits are harmful to the economy and nations that run large trade surpluses with the US are benefiting from unfair trade practices and agreements. These parties support increasing tariffs on imports, elimination, or re-writing of trade agreements. Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words: Discuss what credible economists say about the effects that tariffs, changing trade agreements, and/or manipulating exchange rates will have on the…

Analyze 1 of the following government intervention programs: Countercyclical fis

Analyze 1 of the following government intervention programs: Countercyclical fiscal policies (countering economic disruptions such as the housing bubble and the Great Recession) US agriculture support programs Assistance for Low Income Families (choose 1) Housing vouchers Earned Income Tax Credit (including Child Tax Credit) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Low income healthcare (choose 1) Medicaid (including Children's Health Insurance Program). Affordable Care Act expansion Social insurance programs (choose 1) Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Medicare Unemployment insurance Write…

Consider the following: Tariffs are paid by the citizens of the country imposing

Consider the following: Tariffs are paid by the citizens of the country imposing tariffs, not by the citizens of the country producing the products upon which the tariffs are levied. The term “trade deficits” is a misnomer. Every country’s trade is always in balance. Trade deficits do not mean the US no longer produces anything to export. The US is the world’s second largest manufacturer and the world’s second largest exporter of manufactured goods. Trade deficits reflect a strong economy.…