Category Archives: Economics

You’re graduating college: Time to find your first job

Entry level jobs for college graduates may be at a premium. We’re seeing a slow economic recovery from the 2009 recession, but there is still a lot of competition for the best jobs. Without years of experience, this year’s flock …

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Research paper topics for your political science paper

Political science majors know that politics and government is a fast-paced, ever-changing world. There are a lot of options and choices when it comes to picking research paper topics, from past political movements to presidential elections, from human rights issues …

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Research paper topics and ideas for your business paper

Business majors have their choice from any number of possible research paper topics. Consider the many industries such as healthcare, manufacturing or financial services. Maybe you’re interested in starting your own business someday. If entrepreneurship is in your future, then …

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UAW loss in Tennessee—College student research on today’s organized labor unions

The need for labor unions today, as well as what purpose they serve, has been called into question in recent years. There has been a strong decline in the power and size of organized labor groups during the latter part …

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Researching current events: The California drought—is America running out of water?

With 2014 just one month underway, Federal officials already have designated parts of 11 states as natural disaster areas due to lack of rainfall. The California drought is causing a great deal of concern, particularly for farmers and ranchers who …

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Research paper topics on money matters: Money supply, venture capital and more

If you have to find research paper topics related to money, consider yourself lucky. Most students graduate from college with little knowledge of money matters. For example, do you know how interest rates affect the money supply? If you have …

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Natural disaster relief—the economics of climate change

Whichever side you take when it comes to global warming, there is no doubt that the economics of climate change are becoming increasingly significant. As more weather events, from hurricanes and typhoons to tsunamis and earthquakes, become more ferocious, the …

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College Board recommends changes to federal Pell Grant

The federal Pell Grant program has been around since 1972, and it’s designed to help low-income college students be able to afford college. But the program has its flaws, and a recent study from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation …

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Economic policy of Federal Reserve Board Chair Nominee Janet Yellen

With Ben Bernanke stepping down as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, President Obama has nominated Janet Yellen to hold the seat. She would be the first woman in the position. On November 14, she answered questions during the Senate …

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Effective research on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Since disclosing the disappointing enrollment numbers of Americans signing up for health insurance in the first month of HealthCare.gov, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has come under even greater fire than before. President Obama is facing criticism not …

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