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Exchange Rate Determinants

Multinational Corporation/Firm is a business that produces or distributes products or services in one or more foreign countries by establishing a branch or affiliate there. These multinational Corporations operate in a complex business environment. Cultural, social, economic, political and technological systems vary from country to country. In order to operate successfully, a multinational corporation needs […]

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Three Major Macroeconomic Goals

The three macroeconomic goals of an economy should be economic growth, low unemployment/full employment, and low inflation rates Economic growth occurs when an economy ‘increases its ability to produce goods and services’ (AmosWeb, 2012). The growth or loss of the economy is measured by the production of goods made in a year compared to the […]

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Country Analysis – South Korea

South Korea over the past four decades has demonstrated incredible growth and global integration to become a high-tech industrialized economy. In the 1960s, GDP per capita was comparable with levels in the poorer countries of Africa and Asia. In 2004, South Korea joined the trillion dollar club of world economies, and is currently the world’s […]

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Fundamentals of Macroeconomics

In this essay I will describe the fundamentals of GDP, unemployment rate, inflation rate, and interest rate. Also I will be explaining how some common occurrences such as buying groceries, massive layoffs, and a decrease in taxes affect the government, businesses, and even you. Lets start with GDP. What is GDP you ask? GDP stands […]

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German Hyperinflation

One of the most interesting and devastating phenomena to take place in a country was during the post World War I German Hyperinflation from 1918 – 1923. Germany had lost the war and the Allies were forcing them to make reparations. “The central government in Germany, which did not impose income taxes, financed the war […]

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How Interest Rates Affect Our Purchasing Decisions

Fluctuating interest rates have a decidedly large impact on purchasing decisions. Higher interest rates mean that consumers don’t have as much disposable income and must cut back on spending. When higher interest rates are coupled with increased lending, banks makes fewer loans. Lower interest rates make it easier for farmers and manufacturers to borrow to […]

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