Discuss the effects of a shared economy in your research paper

You may like using Uber to help you get around the city but there are many who fear the effect such a business model will have on the future of the workforce. Uber has provided a way for anyone to work freelance and earn decent money for a few hours a week of driving. Some predict that if more businesses adopt the freelance model that a race-to-the-bottom is inevitable.

The shared economy is a socio-economic system built around the sharing of human and physical assets. (Credit: Share a Mortgage)

The shared economy is a socio-economic system built around the sharing of human and physical assets. (Credit: Share a Mortgage)

This kind of business arrangement where people use the Internet to offer their labor or property for income is called the shared economy. The growth of such services as Uber and Airbnb signals a wealth of good topics for your next research paper. Read more

Discuss the Iran nuclear deal in your next research paper

A historic Iran nuclear deal was struck on July 14, 2015, that will limit that country’s ability to create any nuclear weapons. Meanwhile the U.S. and other countries are expected to be lifting the economic sanctions that have restrained Iran’s economy. Many are critical of the deal because it does not require inspections at any time or anywhere.

Key nuclear facilities in Iran, most of which are impacted by the ongoing Iran nuclear deal. (Credit: IISSmaps)

Key nuclear facilities in Iran, most of which are impacted by the ongoing Iran nuclear deal. (Credit: IISSmaps)

However, the Iran nuclear deal does grant more powers to the International Atomic Energy Agency, to not only be given information about Iran’s nuclear program, but also allowing the Agency to check into any suspected nuclear facilities in the country. For your next politics or government research paper you can cover any of these areas as your topic. Read more

Economic conditions: Business and economics research paper topics

Whether you’re looking into job creation, budget deficit or economic indicators, there is never a shortage of business and economics topics for a research paper. Economic conditions have a way of affecting just about everything else that’s going on in the news. No matter your major, it’s a good idea to learn what you can about how the economy works and how it affects you.

How do economic conditions affect you? (Credit: Kheng Guan Toh)

How do economic conditions affect you? (Credit: Kheng Guan Toh)

For that reason, if you’re fishing for a good research paper topic, consider delving into economic conditions. Here are a few resources and some background information to get you started. Read more

Health research paper: What our bad eating habits really mean

While we may have more knowledge than ever before about what constitutes a healthy diet, we aren’t following through on that information when it comes to our eating habits. A new study on Americans found that a vast majority isn’t eating the recommended daily allowance of fruits and vegetables.

The Carl's Jr./Hardee's "Most American Burger" is an example of eating poorly. (Credit: Borderless News and Views)

The Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s “Most American Burger” is an example of eating poorly. (Credit: Borderless News and Views)

But it isn’t just the decrease in healthy choices versus the increase in junk food that is a problem, it’s also the amount of food wasted in America that has many people upset. Read more

Economic research topic — Greece and the European Union

The economic news in Greece gets grimmer with each passing day. Negotiations between Greece and the European Union about the Greek debt crisis have hit an impasse, with the bailout funding from the 2008 financial crisis set to expire June 30, 2015, causing the country to miss loan payments in the upcoming days.

Guards stand outside a bank in Greece. (Credit: underclassrising.net)

Guards stand outside a bank in Greece. (Credit: underclassrising.net)

How will this affect the global economy? Can Greece recover? And what happens next? At this point, it is not clear that anyone has the answers to those questions. Read more

Research paper ideas on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement

On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, WikiLeaks issued a statement that it would pay a bounty of $100,000 to whoever would reveal the remaining chapters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). If you don’t know what the TPP is, that’s because this massive international trade agreement is being negotiated in secrecy. WikiLeaks has been able to disclose a few chapters from the TPP and is determined to inform the public on the rest of the agreement.

Learn more about what the TPP Agreement means. (Credit: Natural Health 365)

Learn more about what the TPP Agreement means. (Credit: Natural Health 365)

It is believed that the remaining 26 chapters contain provisions that will change how we work, live and conduct business. If you’re looking for business-related research paper ideas, then be sure to investigate the TPP. Read more

Fast food industry term paper topics

The fast food industry offers a lot of good research paper topics. You can write about the economics, food preparation, food supply, consumer perception of fast food, nutritional content or employee wages.

The many fast food options you can research. (Credit: The Global Gossip)

The many fast food options you can research. (Credit: The Global Gossip)

Here are some suggestions for term paper topics on food trends and economics at fast food restaurants. Read more

Will United Nations’ peace talks solve the Yemen conflict? Discuss it in your next research paper

The current Yemen conflict is extremely complicated. The initial fighting started between the country’s President, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, and allies of the Houthis, a group of Zaidi Shia rebels. However adding to the conflict is the opposition by al-Qaeda to both groups and an offshoot of ISIS that’s trying to gain a foothold in the country.

The Houthi rebels used tear gas against demonstrators in Taiz, Yemen. (Credit: Reuters)

The Houthi rebels used tear gas against demonstrators in Taiz, Yemen. (Credit: Reuters)

Saudi Arabia is leading a military operation that backs Yemen’s president. After a recent cease-fire, bombing has begun again, while the United Nations is hoping to sponsor peace talks in Geneva on May 28. Read more

Business research paper topics: Business leadership theories

If you’re a business major looking for interesting research paper topics, you might want to consider looking at management styles or leadership theories. A good topic could be, “What is the difference between leadership and management?” We have seen how bold business leaders have helped to move society into new vistas of productivity and innovation.

Learn more about successful, well-known business leaders. (Credit: Linkis)

Learn more about successful, well-known business leaders. (Credit: Linkis)

Here are some ideas and resources to help you take a look at the lives and management styles of the men and women who have shaped the business world and much of our daily life. Read more

Research topic: Hillary Clinton and the 2016 presidential election

After months, even years, of speculation, Hillary Clinton finally has announced that she is running for president in the 2016 presidential election.

Hillary Clinton has officially announced she'll run in the 2016 presidential election. (Credit: Forbes)

Hillary Clinton has officially announced she’ll run in the 2016 presidential election. (Credit: Forbes)

Hillary Clinton has already been a major force for women in politics, as first lady, a U.S. Senator and as Secretary of State, but now will she become the first female president, too? Read more