Health care spending and financing

Position Paper 1 Spring 2019   Health care spending and financing in the US (or anywhere) can be compartmentalized into a defined number of service types or categories. For each category, the sources of funds to cover those categories can also be compartmentalized.   The largest categories are hospitals, physicians and clinics, prescription drugs, and… Continue reading Health care spending and financing

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Discussion on the Unemployment Rate

DATA EXERCISE #2 Format of the Project: The Data Exercise must be posted to the LEO Student Assignments as a Attachments are limited to a maximum two files in doc, docx., xls. xlsx., or rtf. formats. OTHER FORMATS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE, will not be reviewed or graded. Please note that hand-written and scanned works, pdf.… Continue reading Discussion on the Unemployment Rate

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Assignment on the Inflation Rate

The Inflation Rate (weight 30% of the assignment grade) Complete the following exercise: Visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web Site, www.bls.gov/news.release/cpi.toc.htm (http://www.bls.gov/news.release/cpi.toc.htm). Select Consumer Price Index Summary. Write a report (1 – 2 pages double spaced) to answer the questions: 1. What month (and year) is summarized? What was CPIU for that month? 2.… Continue reading Assignment on the Inflation Rate

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Unemployment Data by Labor Force Groups

Unemployment Data by Labor Force Groups and Duration (40% of the project grade)  Go to https://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/erp the home page of the Economic Report of the President. Click on the last available Report, scroll down, and download individual tables as Excel. 1. Find unemployment data (Table B–12.—Civilian unemployment rate) for each year 2000 to present. Use four labor force groups:… Continue reading Unemployment Data by Labor Force Groups

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Causes of the recent financial crisis

Question 1 One of the causes of the recent financial crisis in the United States has been excessive risk taking due to underestimation of risk. Examine how this relates to financial leverage. Can overestimation of risk also be detrimental?  Question 2. Worthington, Inc. is planning to issue $7,500,000 in 120-day maturity notes carrying a rate… Continue reading Causes of the recent financial crisis

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Applied Business Analytics and Decision Making

assignment for next week Delen, D. (2015). Real-World Data Mining Applied Business Analytics and Decision Making (1st ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.  Wk 1 Individual: Apply: Introduction and Understanding of Data Analysis and Analytics [due Mon] Close Evaluated data analysis and data analytics in a minimum of 700 words. 15% of total grade Exceeds Expectations Evaluated data… Continue reading Applied Business Analytics and Decision Making

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Extension of the Solow model

Problem Set 2 Upload on Canvas by 11:59pm on February 14, 2019. Problems 1 -3 are based off Solow model, Romer model and class discussion on institutions. Problems 4 -6 are based off Chapter 7. Problems 7 -9 are based off of chapter 8. Problem 1: Consider the following extension of the Solow model with exogenous… Continue reading Extension of the Solow model

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