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The Importance of International Economic Relations to World Peace

Intro: In a global society, it is essential to maintain international relations as we need to stand together and support each other. The world is becoming smaller and smaller with the development of the communication technology. We can reach out to any part of the world in just no time, and thus cooperation and peaceful relations between countries are vital. International Relations in olden days: The international relations are just like the peace treaties which…

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Ways to Create Economic Growth

The Economic crisis is one of the most significant challenges every single country faces in today’s world. The financial growth is essential to a nation as it affects the market value of various goods and services. The development of a country does not happen in isolation, the series of events happening in one country affects the growth of another country. The economic growth is measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which is the combined value…

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The Long-Term Results of Protests

Yesterday I left work early to avoid traffic. On the way out, a student asked me if I was not going to protest. I said no, for I had no conviction that he would have any concrete results. She replied that it was because of people like me that the country did not go forward. That made me reflect a bit and think about the history and results of recent popular movements. I was born in 1979, during the…

"The Long-Term Results of Protests"

Brazilian Football Revenue Source

The Look Crônico Esportivo blog has compiled the Brazilian club balance sheet data into a single table. The table is below: The data show differences between the business models of the clubs. Corinthians, Flamengo and SPFC, for example, have a large revenue stream on TV, while for Grêmio and Coritiba, for example, fans’ income is the highest. International, SPFC and Fluminense, complemented the revenues with strong revenues from federative rights. On average, the 17 largest clubs (in revenue)…

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The Fishermen’s Unemployment

When I give students an example of externalities, I usually cite the time when an individual’s consumption affects the well-being of the other. I speak of the smoker’s case, the neighbor listening to loud music, and other classic examples of textbook. Then I bring a case that certainly will not go into any textbook. I will not reproduce the whole story, but the beginning of the story is as follows: In Aquiraz, Ceará, Dona Tarcília Bezerra built…

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Pyramids and Castles

Apparently Telexfree’s operation was dismantled. A lot of alerted my students and friends about the imminence of an end like this for “multilevel marketing” company. According to the Economic Monitoring Secretariat: “Although they often operate for some time and during that time, meet or exceed the expectations of some participants, inexorably, pyramid schemes will collapse and damage a significant portion of their ‘investors’. The bankruptcy of a pyramid does not follow, as one observes in legitimate business, shocks…

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University Bag

Although not yet know how many students fall into the program, the federal government launched on Thursday, a scholarship of R $ 400 for students from universities and federal institutes that have a family income of up to 1 , 5 minimum salaries per person and take courses with an average of 5 hours of classes per day. For Indians and Quilombolas, the value is higher: R $ 900. I am a great enthusiast to stimulate…

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