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    When the society experiences an economic recession, people often think about the Great Depression in 1930s. Up to the present, many researchers attempted to study on Great Depression to gain a lesson. Friedman claimed that policy makers could not take proper actions depended on the radical changes in the international environment after the First World War ended. However, he only considered a single factor and excluded other important factors such as Customs Law and international monetary system.…

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    Josh Grondowski experiences many emotions during the time of the depression. Out on his journey, Josh feels sadness. When he leaves home, his best friend Howie joins him. They jump trains to go to a small town to pursue their dreams of becoming musicians. It was Howie’s turn to jump, then after that Josh didn’t know what happened. Howie got thrown into the tracks and Josh “saw Howie’s body lifted by the express train and thrown down the tracks as if it had been an empty crate” (Hunt 45). Josh…

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    2007 Financial Recession

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    assessed? Is it calculated risk or are you taking the proverbial leap of faith off the 2,000-foot cliff? The 2007 Financial Recession was considered a dilution of calculated risk by many professional investors and entities. These individuals were paid enormous amounts of money to make calculated risk decisions based on the risk assessments of their clientele. Was the Recession created by a perfect storm effect or was it due to individuals failing to keep an eye on the details by focusing more…

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    When one visualizes possessing the American dream, one may see a beautiful brick multi-story house with multiple cars in the garage, a loving family, a family pet, and a successful career. The idea of the American dream is not new; the American dream can be traced back to the first colonists that arrived in Cape Cod. Many came to the colonies in order to freely practice religion, seek peace and prosperity, and to start a new life through hard work. These migrants had the original American dream.…

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    American Apparel is a fairly new company that spread very fast. Based out of Los Angeles with Canadian heart, American Apparel was here to stay with fashion and accessories for women, men, children, and babies. By 2014, the company had 10,000 employees and operated in 246 retail stores in 20 countries. It is what happen to American Apparel in the previous year that is the surprised everyone. American Apparel had a business model that very few company had. With a mission to offer great…

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    believe it or not America has had one too. During the the early 1900’s America was involved in an extreme depression, caused by the crash of the Stock Market. nearly 50 years later, America is yet again at bay with another economic struggle. Both recessions that occurred left America vulnerable yet again. The Roaring Twenties was an iconic time in the early 1900’s. The prohibition on alcohol was ratified, and women were granted the right to vote. Fighting in Germany during World War l had…

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    American Recovery Failure

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    The United States government needed to do something to help save its economy and help pull its country back out of recession since the consequences that this recession had on the United States were devastating and affected a countless amount of people. That is the reason why the 111th United States Congress in the month of February in the year 2009 passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on the date of February 17, 2009.…

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    Ford Human Resources

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    Ford’s debt-to-equity rate is 4.92 while industry average is 1.51. This is due mostly to CEO Alan Mulally’s decision to borrow $23.6 billion against the company’s assets in 2006, sensing an impending recession. This turned out to be a well-timed strategic decision. Mulally’s anticipation of a recession was correct and because if his swift action Ford had enough cash on hand to survive a downturn. This turned out to be even more important than even Mulally…

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    Housing Market Bubble Case Study

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    During this expansion of the market Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan was worried that the country could face a recession or server downturn in the economy. From this information the Federal Reserve began cutting interest rates down to as low as 1%, and kept them at this low rate until 2004. This was a policy taken by the Federal Reserve to keep money in the economy…

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    Cooperative Federalism

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    by the two highest parties, very liberal democrats and extremely conservative republicans, and how they happen to control the US House (GOP) and the Senate (Democrat), productivity is, in fact, at an all-time low (Scott, 2014) . Since the Great Recession, the national gridlock has promoted what is known as the Metropolitan Revolution where localities are taking back some of the power the national government once took from them. Even though they agree that there is gridlock, Bowman and Kearney…

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