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    The Economic History of Pittsburgh At the beginning of the nineteenth century, Pittsburgh became a leader in America’s industrial production. This industrial production dominated Pittsburgh’s economy for over a century. This attracted many foreigners to Pittsburgh which had a demand for unskilled workers. However, Pittsburgh eventually lost its position as one of the world’s largest industrial producers and became a rising city for businesses in the field of information technology. As a result

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    Economic History of Europe from Early 100s to Medieval In the tenth century, Europe was coming out of a torment of invasion, plunder, and rapine, by enemies’ form all sides. They were from Scandinavia, the Norsemen or Vikings that pillaged and harassed everyone almost to Constantinople. They were also plagued by the Saracens from across the Mediterranean and from the Magyars from the east overland. But no one will submit to this kind of abuse forever. Europeans began to retaliate and counter the

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    India's Economic History

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    had not only developed a unique social order and philosophy of life, but also a set of political norms which in turn shaped its world view (Cox, 1997: pp124). The concept of religious tolerance, for example has been a leit motif throughout Indian history including the period of Turkish rule between the 13th and 8th centuries (pp125). Although the socio-political order and the ethico-moral norms devised during this period, subtly changed in response to changed situations, they were enduring enough

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    In Robert C. Allen’s Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction, Allen tries to answer the question of why some countries (like those in the west) are rich and others poor. His answer is this: geography, technological changes and advancements, globalization, and economic policies guided by the state or government are the factors that work together to determine a country’s wealth. Allen uses various examples throughout his book to support this claim. One example is the industrialization that

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    The Technology of Industrialization (U.S. Economic History) We already knew the men who guide the process of industrialization in U.S. economic history, but we need to explore and examine the truth of technology of industrialization in American history such as the entire iron and steel industry. The industrialization applied to the social and economic changes that mark the transition from a stable agricultural and commercial society to a modern industrial society because of using complex machinery

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    Economics; a study that has confounded people for years. The basic reason why we do not experience economic prosperity is because there lacks a basic understanding of economics. George Bernard Shaw once said, “If all the economists were lined up, they would still disagree” (White 1). He have schools ranging from government controlled such as Keynesians, and then free markets such as Chicago or Austrian. The one thing that economists can agree on is that economics is a complex science and there are

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    Introduction The two most important factors that have contributed to healthcare economic changes are technological advances and medical care. One thing that people have to understand is the fact that the backbone of health economics is money and this central position grants it the integral role of ensuring that that the health care industry was successful (PBS, 2012). This money is not necessarily from people’s private funds but from like was the case in the past but it is money paid by insurance

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    growing at a ... ... middle of paper ... ...mic Stagnation? Aei-Ideas.org. Retrieved February 2, 2014 from: http://www.aei-ideas.org/2013/11/baby-bust-will-china-avoid-japans-economic-stagnation/ Posen, S. A. (1998). Some Background Q&A on Japanese Economic Stagnation. Peterson Institute for International Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2014, from: http://www.iie.com/publications/testimony/testimony.cfm?ResearchID=317 Samuelson, R. J. (2010). How to Avoid Japan’s Mistakes. Washington Post. Retrieved

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    Algeria's Economic History

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    business operations into other countries is full of risk. We go into more detail as we compare the two below in five different factors to see which country would be the most appropriate choice. In this report Algeria’s big risks involving limited economic freedom and, strong religious beliefs that affect just about every decision are explored. Along side that, this report looks in to the different risks in the Philippines such as high public debt and limitations to foreign involvement with business

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    Scholars Being Justified in Using the Term Golden Age to Describe the Economic History of Western Europe During 1950-1973 ‘Nothing in the history of Western Europe resembles its experience between 1945 and 1968.’ Milward, European rescue, pg. 21 In the quarter of a century that followed the Second World War, the achievements of the European economy were so impressive that the period was often referred to as the ‘Golden Age’. Since 1913 Europe had experienced two world wars plus the great

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