The Great Depression and the Great Recession: The Impact on institutions, public policies
The Great depression had very adverse impact on public policies and gave rise to the New Deal.
The New Deal was President Roosevelts quest to make s
2016 0.9% (Source: Current US Inflation Rates)
So they were off by at least a whole percentage point in 2013, since inflation came in at 1.5%
instead of 0.5%.
Choose one statistical table in the appendices. Identify a key fact or trend from the table,
Source: (Mourdoukoutas, 2014)
2. Comparative advantage
a. Describe one comparative advantage of Wal-Mart and one comparative advantage of Amazon.
Wal-Marts Comparative Advantage:
Wal-Marts comparative advantage is its ability to keep prices lower than com
Finally, compare and contrast the Glass-Steagall Act in the Great Depression and the
Dodd-Frank Act in the Great Recession. Include at least two similarities and two
These Acts were both created after large financial crises
3. Business Strategies
a. According to the article, what business strategy advice does Anne Zybowski, Kantar
Research vice president of retail insights, give Wal-Mart?
It was more of a warning that Ms Zybowski gave Wal-Mart. Her advice for Wal-Mart to
How do the Federal Reserve economists define moral hazard?
Page 2 has a definition of moral hazard as to how the insurance industry would the term.
However, after reading the document, I believe the Federal Reserve economists define moral
hazard as the ra
U.S Gross National Product (GNP) GNP measures the total output of all goods and services
produced worldwide using economic resources of U.S activities. Unlike GDP, GNP includes
both the cost of replacing capital and cost of investment in new capital (Clin
1. Evolution of business models
a. How have Wal-Mart and Amazon changed their business models in recent years?
Wal-Mart Business Model Changes:
In recent years Wal-Mart has been shifting its investments to focus more on e-commerce.
As recently as October,
With the introduction of Amazon Prime Membership for $99 a year, free movies on
prime, and free shipping on products purchased on Amazon. The company has experience
unparalleled growth in the last several years. One other factor that has contributed to Am
What level of productivity growth was projected for the next six years?
According to the 2013 reports, forecasters projected that real GDP would increase 24 percent
over the four quarters in 2013. The consensus for 2013 is that the economy will continue t