It is important to have a strong conclusion, since this is the last chance you have to
make an impression on your reader. The goal of your conclusion is to sum up
everything youve written. Specifically, your conclusion should accomplish three
Cement, Bricks, Plastic, Bamboo
When the costs of the substitutes rise, lumber shifts right, demand at all levels increases
Drivers of Demand
Increased Income more people can afford natural hardwoods right shift
Rate of how unemployment has changed over the last year
All numbers are seasonally adjusted
Decrease of 13.66 percent for 16+
Permanent Job loss decreased by 22.43%
Duration of Unemployment in 2014 average number of weeks
Baby boomers retiring
Young people opting for education rather than work
Labor participation rate: share of Americans at least 16, how are either employed or actively looking for
Dipped to a 38 month low to 62.6%
While the reported unemployment rate
I had trouble understanding all of the information on the financial reports. I am not sure if certain
parts were answered correctly and some I werent sure how to find the information to answer. I
answered what I could. I would appreciate if you could expl
1. What inventory methods does CVS use to value its inventory: is it the same or different
from what Walgreen's uses? If it is different how will that impact the financial
CVS both use the FIFO method for reporting inventory the method they st
1. Specify the exact duration and severity of the 2008 recession. 2 points
The 2008-2009 recession Referred to as either the Great Recession of 2008 or the Recession of
the late 2000s lasted officially from December 2007-June 2009. This led to unease in t
1. What is the nature of CVS' business? That is, based on what you know about the company
and on the accompanying financial statements, how does CVS make money?
CVS business is providing convenience items and health related items to consumers at
Week 3 questions Profitability
Understand specific income statement items and interpret their impact on reported firm
Calculate a companys profitability, comparing to nearest competitor and industry
average and interpre
Select a good or service to analyze (not a text example) and answer the following
1 What are the drivers of demand (describe their impact on the demand curve)?
2 What are the drivers of supply (describe their impact on the supply curve)?
3 Is t
Study real GDP growth rates and their components for the four most recent quarters
and complete the following:
Identify and explain the components that comprise GDP and their relative
contributions to GDP. 3 points
Describe the recent rate of real G
The Lumber industry is a critical industry for both the U.S and state economies,
employing over 80,000 workers contributing to almost $3 Billion in payroll and another 230,000
workers who rely directly from the products of sawmills (Coalition). Coalition
Running head: GOVERNEMENT SUBSIDIES ON EDUCATION 1
Government Subsidies for Higher Education: Too Profitable, Too Destructive
Caleb M Hanke
GOVERNEMENT SUBSIDIES ON EDUCATION 2
Government Subsidies for Higher Education: Too Profitab
Back in 1862 when the government started its first education subsidy, it was with the best of
intentions. Now government subsidies have grown to an inordinate amount and are ever
increasing their desire for control. What was once a good idea has now becom
WHY does the federal govt subsidize this industry?
Some believe education provides profound benefits to our society, challenges students to
create lives of meaning and purpose.
The mission of challenging students to inquire, to be good ci
Identify and explain the components that comprise GDP and their relative contributions to
GDP, or Gross Domestic Product, is the total market value of all final goods and
services produced within a nations borders in a given time period (Schiller, 20
In this paper, you will analyze the justification and effectiveness of government
Find an example of an industry that is subsidized by the U.S. government and
address the following:
Explain why the U.S. government subsidizes the industry. 5
Thank you for your research. I was particularly interested in your reasoning behind a lower
unemployment rate. I agreed with you and was surprised that my research showed otherwise.
Deducing as the older population retires, the workforce decre
By using the data received from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), we can see many
changes in unemployment over the years. Particularly looking at the changes between 2014 and
2015 and using all seasonally adjusted numbers, we can see decreases all acr
Free trade is better - difficult to convince people of this. Doesnt sound right, not
intuitive, some people do lose in free trade.
There are pluses and minuses to individuals and firms when trade changes, but
overall an economy is bett
Week 7 Written Assignment: GDP Growth and Supply Side Policy
Jose O. La Santa
MBA 510- Economics
Professor Debbie Correnti
Chinas GDP Growth and Supply Side Policy
Calculating the national income of a countr
Gross Domestic Product
GDP, or Gross Domestic Product, is how we measure a countrys national income. It
is the total spending on all final products during a given time period. In the United
States, for example, it is the total spending on all final produc
Find jobs, rehired after layoff
People joining work force
Unemployment exists when a person who desires a job does not currently have one.
Title of Your Paper
Type Abstract here if required by assignment (Delete this page if the assignment does not
say that an abstract is required).
First Heading Here
This document from a university PhD program in Business might help some of you that
might be rusty in your writing. The basics of writing are expected to have been mastered
at the doctoral level. Now is a good time to practice. Choosing a Mode, P
Please use the example in the APA Manual, 6th edition, pages 41 and 27 for a case study paper.
As noted on page 26 of the APA manual, there are different types of abstracts, therefore, consult
the instructions to authors or web page of the journ
1. Set the context provide general information about the main idea, explaining the situation so
the reader can make sense of the topic and the claims you make and support.
2. State why the main idea is important tell the reader why s/he shou
Week 1 Written Assignment: Government Intervention
Jose O. La Santa
MBA 510- Economics
Professor Debbie Correnti
Governments want to use subsidies to increase the production and sales of certain industries.
Writing a Thesis Statement
A thesis statement should be somewhere in the introduction section.
1. Your thesis statement should be specificit should cover only what you will discuss in your
paper and should be supported with specific evidence.
2. Your topi
Supply and Demand
Supply and demand graphs are the basic building blocks of all economics courses.
We will build on the basic laws of supply and demand and the basic graphs during
the course. We will start with a simple model of demand here and ad
June 15, 2011
Federal Higher Education Policy and
the Profitable Nonprofits
by Vance H. Fried
Undergraduate education is a highly profitable business for nonprofit colleges and universities. They do not show profits on their book