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    Tobin Tax Case Study

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    Question 4 Tobin tax is a tax on transactions in foreign currencies, currency trades that travel beyond borders. This tax is thought to “sober up” financial markets and limit short-term currency speculation, which makes up, according to estimates, 90 percent of all currency trade (page 142). In addition to its regulatory impact on financial flows, Tobin tax will bring additional funds ranging between $100 billion and $3000 billion annually worldwide. It’s to be thought that the tax will be managed by individual countries. The access revenue that will be collected can be used in emergency situations, as aid in developing countries and as international research funding that will work towards solving the continuous issue of climate change. Tobin…

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    Westward Expansion Dbq

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    During the 18th and 19th century, the United States was experiencing rapid expansion and growth. The purchases of a wide expanses of land, like the Louisiana Purchase, allowed for the territorial expansion of the United States. This allowed presidents after Thomas Jefferson, who spearheaded western expansion, to follow suit with the idea of expansionism.1 While many other treaties and purchases helped with America’s growth, other factors also played into American territorial expansion. The very…

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    It started off as an ordinary day for Griffin Walker. He woke up at 6 a.m. like every morning and went to work. Before he left he gave his wife, Jen, and three kids a goodbye kiss. Griffin and his family lived in a very wealthy neighborhood with security cameras surrounding it. When he came home that afternoon he flung the door open expecting for his kids to come running up to see him but, it didn’t happen. A heavy silence filled the air. Griffin walked into the kitchen and saw a puddle of blood…

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    It is popularly said that movies reflect life. Directors and writers of movie production usually aim to send some form of message to their audience that may be adhere to the political, social, economic, or moral aspects of modern life. Some of these movies directly refer to modern events and entangle them into the plot of the movie. This event or policy usually directly affects the main character. This is reflected in the movie Saw VI, directed by Kevin Greutert in 2009. Saw VI reflects a real…

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    In America, education is held to a high standard. Therefore, since America holds it to a high standard we are funded by our local taxpayers. Education and funding is probably one of the most taxed things in America. As seen in Freedom Writers, which takes place in a urban area in Los Angeles, Mrs. Erin Gruwell did not have the proper funding to give the proper education to her freshman students. The resources that she needed was not provided to her even if they did have some resources. If…

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    compensated elasticity of supply of labor is zero, then a tax on labor earnings will have zero excess burden. 16. Lump-sum taxes do not prevent prices from equaling the marginal social cost and benefit of any goods and services. 17. Lump-sum taxes can vary in amount based on income level. 18. A lump-sum tax can distort prices and affect consumption behavior. Multiple Choice Questions 1. A lump-sum tax: a. distorts market prices so that they do not simultaneously equal MSB and…

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    Save Taxpayers ' Money in the Correctional Education Program In a developed country like the US, every tax revenue should be used carefully and usefully to make sure that parts of the taxpayers ' efforts do not waste on unnecessary things. Thus, when President Obama decided to extend the Pell Grant Program, which provides student aids to eligible inmates to take college courses while in prison (Kerr, 2015), politicians and taxpayers split into two groups. The opposing group argued that the…

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    $1.3 trillion dollars. (Trade Schools, Colleges and Universities, n.d.) (Transition: Without a doubt, student loan debt is a rising danger to the U.S. economy. Now let’s take a look as to how some countries benefit from having free tuition). Second Main Point: Although free tuition comes at the tax payer’s expense, countries have recent graduates contributing back to the economy at a faster pace than the U.S. Subpoint: Countries like Germany, Finland and Sweden offer free tuition. Yet, their…

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    Sharon Wu Prof. West History 7A October 16, 2014 No Taxation without Representation The Seven Years War, a global conflict known in America as the French and Indian War, took place on May 15, 1756. This war brought to England more land in America and any English Subjects living in America had more land and more money. However, the outcome of the war was not only a victory to Great Britain but also debt to the country. As the name described, the war lasted seven years and for seven years, a…

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    This means the focus in on monetary policies and fiscal policies, seldom does the U.S. over commit to microeconomic policies that concerns the individual consumers. Economic policies strive to raise the level of gross domestic product (GDP) and increase inflation (Greenberg and Page 2007, p. 416). Government’s tools of fiscal and monetary policies are to manage government spending and money supply, which enables the government to manipulate interest rates and tax rates (Greenberg and Page 2007,…

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