monetary policies. The cyclical movements of the macroeconomic factors may lead to the price fluctuations in real estate. (Dr. Eisa Abdelgalil) The real estate market is characterized by extreme heterogeneity due to the location and physical attributes of a property. The rise in housing prices can be attributed to the Baby Boom generation entering the residential market. Volatility in the housing market are driven by factors other than demographic variables. Residential and commercial properties differ
evidence to support the idea that trade protection is beneficial for economic growth. Another conclusion that can be drawn is that trade openness in itself is not sufficient for economic growth. This does not necessarily imply that openness has zero impact on growth, since researchers are yet to establish a sufficient proxy for openness.
liberalization is greatly explained by the works of MacKinnon (1973) and Shaw (1973). Financial liberalization refers to the removal of government ceilings on interest rates and of other controls on financial intermediaries. It is concerned with macroeconomic aggregates (interest rates, savings and investment) and conditions in formal financial markets (Baden, 1996). It refers to the removal of all constraints in the financial sector. In contrast, financial repression refers to distortions of financial
NIGERIA SOCIETY To truly understand and grasp Nigeria’s society, you have to understand its ethnic make-up and the dominant role it plays in Nigerian culture. Nigeria has over 250 different ethnic groups and 500 additional indigenous languages. Over 50% of the population are Muslim, 40% practice Christianity, and 10% practice some form of indigenous beliefs. (Ref: www.cia.gov )The many different ethnic groups results from its long colonial history and numerous cultural and physical boundaries that
The overall aim of this paper is to evaluate ways in which changes within the global economy might impact upon marketing strategies and activities of a business organization of my choice. The company I have chosen to write about is Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL), which is a global conglomerate. Firstly, I would give a brief description of Hutchinson Whampoa Limited. Hutchinson Whampoa Limited is a global investment holding company founded in 1977, and is based in China, employing approximately
Brazil’s Developing Nation “Brazil is the largest country on the continent of South America and the fifth largest continent in the world. It is full of natural resources and agricultural land. In the current economic times the development and growth of any economy have come to a near stop or at least to a drastic slowdown. The face of the global economic environment has changed and various new countries are beginning to alter the way their country and the rest of the world do business. Being the
responsible to bring in the brands in the building. This format provides the construction industry an extended scope of getting into retail in a joint venture format. This shall not be limited to the FDI scenario but can work well in the Indian retail industry scenario as well. This type of model lets the core business, which is construction, development and maintenance, get a value addition from another industry segment. Relaxing the existing 100 acres norm for the FDI inflow into real estate sector