Interpreting the Consumer Price Index

Purpose of Assignment  This assignment will introduce students to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data and provide students with the skills to calculate inflation and interpret the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Note: The BLS is the primary source of information on inflation, but their data is re-posted in other sources, such… Continue reading Interpreting the Consumer Price Index

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The functions of interoffice memos

Understanding the functions of interoffice memos is crucial when choosing the best communication channel in the workplace. Being able to analyze the audience and purpose of a scenario is an important skill to help you justify the necessity and effectiveness of a memo. Let’s explore a unique scenario in which a New York law firm… Continue reading The functions of interoffice memos

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Role of value chains and value added production

Prepare a 12 (excluding reference ) presentation for the two economies assigned to your team Research each economy assigned to your Team. Compare similarities and differences between your assigned countries/economies and how their economic, political, and cultural development since 1992 has influenced their economic growth and trade competitiveness. Use tables and/or graphs to support your… Continue reading Role of value chains and value added production

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Maintaining the professional relationship

Review the scenario below. Compose an email to Ann Perkins that builds goodwill, i.e., it’s about maintaining the professional relationship and not just the transaction. Assume you are part of IT technical support, responsible for resolving calls and inquiries for the organization. The Director of the Project Management Office (Ann Perkins) contacted you regarding using… Continue reading Maintaining the professional relationship

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How monetary and fiscal policies have been used

Purpose of Assignment  This assignment addresses how both monetary and fiscal policies have been used during the so-called Great Recession, which began in December 2007 and ended in June 2009, to the present to moderate the business cycle. Assignment Steps  Resources: Tutorial help on Excel® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft® Office website.… Continue reading How monetary and fiscal policies have been used

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Open market operation of the Fed

Chapter 9 Q1. Explain why a tax rebate increases output less than increasing government spending by the same amount. Give an example of both for comparison. Q2. What is the open market operation of the Fed? How do the open market operations work, and what are the effects on the money supply and the economy?… Continue reading Open market operation of the Fed

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