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  • Describing The American Dream Research Paper

    and dedication. However, that has not been the case till today’s time of economic struggle. Ever since the Great Recession people have lost jobs, lost their savings, and even lost their livelihood. But even after the horrible effect of the recession, America was still able to pick itself up and continue living on and earn a livelihood. The only difference before and after the recession is the definition of the American Dream has seemed to change. It is no longer an achievement to be rich through…

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  • Case Study Analysis: Wichita Confronts

    Wichita Confronts Contamination Case Study Analysis Pamela McClain-Willis PADM -7100 October 8, 2017 Dr. Mary Bruce Introduction During the early 1990s’ Wichita Kansas like many small cities faced an economic low. In fact, Stillman states, “The downturn in the regional oil and gas industry exacerbated a nationwide slump in the real estate market affecting the downtown business areas of Wichita the hardest” (p. 137). As home and business owners were looking to…

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  • Impacts Of The Great Recession

    In late 2007 until mid-2009 there was the Great Recession. This Recession was the longest Recession since World War II. Some of the most notable impacts of the recession are that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) dropped 4.3 percent, the unemployment rate was the highest at 10 in October 2009 (2). The Recession had not only effected the GDP and the unemployment rate, it had also effected the S&P 500 which had dropped almost sixty percent from its high in 2007 until March of 2009. As the financial…

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  • Living In A Shared Economy Essay

    Nine years have passed since the great recession and the GDP is still on stake. The USA ranks near the top of the most unequal countries all over the world, people are jobless, and unemployment is rising day by day. There are many things which screwed hard working middle class Americans like low wages, billing, education, health care, their basic necessities and much more. As Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist said “we are living in a shared economy”. Really!! It might be true statement…

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  • The Great Depression Film Analysis

    in Europe. This created a refusal to adhere to the old traditions and bring in the new. Economy was booming, social changes were moving forward and America was redefining itself as the era prospers. In 1929, the joyful era came crashing down when recession hit—and became one of the most, dreadful era in history of the United States, The Great Depression. Films tackling the Great Depression offers the audience different perspective of how the lives of an American were affected—in a way which…

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  • Eurozone Swot Analysis Essay

    worries many. According to David Biller from the Bloomberg Business, the decreased rate was more than what economists and analysts have forecasted and reflects a deeper jump into recession. And “ policy makers are said to be discussing strategies to revive businesses such as automakers and builders in order to prevent the recession from worsening in 2016.” Again, auto industry is believed to be the strong industry to help revive the economy. It is not a surprise since auto industry, especially…

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  • Essay On Political Schism

    America is a great country, it has a rich history even though it is quite young. The country is bursting with patriotism, and America is touted as number one, but it’s not anymore. The United States has been a driving factor in spreading the idea of equal representation and freedom of democracy through a powerful military and economy. This has given the United States a part on the world stage, however, the spotlight has been slowly moving away. There had to have been one thing that changed. It…

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  • Family Poverty In America

    Poverty has been a topic in America for while now dating back to the beginning of the recession that began in 2007. Many Americans faced a loss of some sort when the economy crashed, such as job loss and even losing their homes. According to Jazeera, “Poverty rates have nearly doubled among African-Americans and American Indians since 2008, and hardship is most severe in the South and Southwest”. Although Americans are receiving jobs, the jobs are not paying enough to pay for a family,…

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  • What Ever Happened To Upward Mobility By Rana Foroohar

    year 1940. The 1940’s saw the rise of consumerism which started to redefine the American dream. People wanted more, they wanted it newer, and they wanted it better. The housing market crash at the end of 2008 forced the US to enter into another recession. Upward mobility started to dip and the American dream seemed to be slipping away. The issue of the lack of upward mobility has became a growing concern once again in recent decades. More currently in 2013, Americans are questioning if the…

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  • Analysis Of The American Dream: Dead And Gone

    economy has yet to return to its pre-recession state. According to the article “Why half of U.S. adults no longer believe in the American dream” by Simone Pathe, almost half of American born citizens who at one point believed that the American Dream was “if you work hard you’ll get ahead” now think that’s not the case. The post-Recession still has an effect on Americans; economic insecurity has led 72% of Americans to think that the economy is still in a recession. Consumer confidence has been…

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