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1. The City of London’s financial Services and Markets: The City of London is one of the world’s three leading financial centres, along with Tokyo and New York, and is by far the largest in Europe. While New York and Tokyo rely on very large domestic economies to fuel their business, London’s success can be attributed to its international business. Major financial institutions and markets in the City include the Bank of England, the London Stock Exchange, Lloyd’

Deregulation of Motor Carrier Industry Deregulation of the Motor Carrier Industry: A Study of LTL Management Size, Structure, and Organization Congress passed the Motor Carrier Act(MCA) of 1980, to introduce greater competitionin the motor carrier industry through significant reductions in entry barriers and price restrictions. While there has been lots of research into the impacts of motor carrier deregulation, little attention has been given to the effects of deregulation on ma

Private Sector PopulationThe outstanding characteristic of Malaysia's population today is its highly variegated ethnic @mix makers it one of the prime examples of a multi-racial society in the whole world. The @multi-ethnic character of Malaysia's population has come into being over the course of the @last 150 years. Broadly speaking Malaysia's ethnic groups fall into two main categories: @those with culture affinities indigenous to the region and to one another, who are classified as bum

Current Chinese economic strategies have blast the country into the world economy at full speed. While China's economy had been growing at nine percent a year over the past ten years, which led to China's gross domestic product to rise to the seventh in the world. However, with 1.3 billion people China remains a market with great potential for U.S. exporters. U.S. exports to China grew a meager two percent in 1996, but increased by 6.9 percent in 1997. The strongest growth in U.S. expor

ChinaChina is a Communist Republic government. This means that the government regulates, sets rules, and runs most business inChina. However, the increase in a worldwide economy around the middle of the 20th century caused China to evaluate theirgovernment and decide that something must be done to stimulate the Chinese economy and bring entrepreneurs to China otherwisethey will be left behind in the forever-growing global economy. In fact, China has changing a lot from the past 30 years, a

This paper seeks to address the causes of growing income inequality between China s coastal and interior regions in the 1980s and early 1990s. Since the late 1970s, China s coastal regions have experienced rapid growth rates. Compared with these coastal areas, however, inland regions do not seem to have been as successful. Between 1978 and 1993, the ratio of mean GDP per capita between coastal and noncoastal regions grew from 2.53 to 2.82. Poverty in inland areas is widespread; income in

Mainstream economic thought of the 20th has been dominated by the principle of ‘more is better’ , this thinking is dangerously misguided. Concentrating on maximizing real GNP has been brought about by economists who are working on the assumption that growth is always justified, because of the infinite wants of the population. These economists also see growth as a solution to the problems of the world today. Even those who propose ‘sustainable growth’ are false in

A common definition of a bank is a financial intermediary that accepts, transfers, and, most important, creates deposits. This includes such depository institutions as central banks, commercial banks, savings and loan associations, and mutual savings banks. Banks are most frequently organized in corporate form and are owned either by private individuals, governments, or a combination of private and government interests. Although noncorporate banks-that is, single proprietorships and

Brief History and Implementation Schedule On January 1, 1999, eleven European countries replaced their national currencies and introduced a single European currency, the Euro. Some feel the euro is simply the ECU (European Currency Unit) renamed since the ECU's were exchanged one-for-one for new euros. Bills and coins for the national currencies will remain in circulation as sub-denominations of the euro until January 1, 2002, ("E-day") when they will be exchanged against new euro coins an

Ludwig von Mises: Defender of the Free Market Ludwig von Misis thoughts on human behavior, socialism, and money and credit have had a major impact on economic thought. He championed true free markets and is seen as a defender of liberty. Former President of the United States Ronald Reagan said “Ludwig von Mises was one of the greatest economic thinkers in the history of Western Civilization. Through his seminal works, he rekindled the flames of liberty. As a wise and kindly mentor,