The impact of Central Bank independence on price stability: Does independence lead to lower fiscal deficits?

Introduction An independent central bank has significant impacts on the rate of inflation, price stability, and fiscal deficit. In the democracies with independent central banks, the fiscal balance is more stable compared to the countries with non-neutral central banks. Other than the central banks, it is essential to understand there are external factors that could affect fiscal balance. For instance, election years, budget statements, media freedom and the executives have a significant influence on the fiscal stability. Thus, the research will analyze reports and documents to internalize the impacts on the independent central banks on the fiscal balance. The impact of Central Bank independence on...

Sustainable Investing / Portfolio Theory

Analyzing Literature Review on Sustainable Investing Name: Institutional Affiliations: Abstract Sustainable investments define the nature of many business operations today. Adopting sustainable investment is the focus on the areas of environmental improvements, the social focus on the local community and the call to have prudence in the business governance for profitability. Business organizations need to adopt standards that would make their operations futuristic. The ESG (environmental, social and governance) sustainable standards also increase the profit leverage for the business organization. As a result, it always calls upon the management of every business that aims to remain profitable...

Sugar tax

SUGAR TAX CONSUMPTION AND SPENDING Name Course Tutor's Name University City and State Date Sugar Tax Consumption and Spending There has been a lot of debate on whether or not sugar should be subjected to tax or not. While taxing sugar, the effect will not only be felt by sugar products but also on the consumer. Consumers will be affected by the way they consume as well as spend on sugar products. The research will be conducted to examine the effect of taxing sugar on consumption and spending patterns of consumers. One would wonder why the sudden concern about taxing sugar products. Recently, there has been a rise in cases such as obesity which has been directly linked to increased...

Major effect switching accounting standards from NGAAP to IFRS

The US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) is a set of commonly acknowledged principles in accounting that determine the earning and value the assets of American companies for the last 75 years. Companies outside the U.S., have been using different globally standards called international financial reporting standards, IFRS. However, the country is now adopting the global standards, but it is not a smooth transition. Experts have diverse opinions on the implications of this shift but they all agree that the move has both positive and negative impacts (Lin S, Riccardi W & Wang C. 2012, 648). It goes without saying that the GAAP and the IFRS are entirely different because the former is...

Implementation of Progressive Income Tax System in Developing Countries: Case Study of Seychelles

Implementation of Progressive Income Tax System in Developing Countries: Case Study of Seychelles Declaration I have read and understood the regulations concerning plagiarism. I undertake that all material presented for examination is my work and has not been written for me, in whole or in part, by any other person(s). I undertake that any quotation or paraphrase from the published or unpublished work of another person has been duly acknowledged in the work which I present for examination. I permit for a copy of my dissertation to be held at the School's discretion, following final examination, to be made available for reference Abstract As a tool, often the government uses taxation in a move...

Glee Home Company

MBA Finance Applied Research Dissertation Topic: Glee Home Corporation Performance In Relation To Corporate Social Responsibility Problematic: One of the biggest concerns for the Glee Home Company is the way it relates to the public. Recently, the company has had problems with its image and the way it relates to its clients. It is crucial to find the route course of this problem to maintain the standards of the company Justification: The relationship between financial performance and corporate social responsibility has been a topic of extensive empirical research. As a member of the Glee House Company, it is my responsibility to solve the problem of the derailed public image. Both concepts...

Financial Information Transparency Influence On Investor Behaviour In The Saudi Stock Market

Financial Information Transparency Influence On Investor Behaviour In The Saudi Stock Market. CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY This chapter introduces the topic of the study. It presents the financial information transparency influence of the investor behavior in the Saudi Stock Market. The major subtopics that this chapter covers include the background to the study, statement of the problem, the purpose of the study as well as research questions and hypothesis. More so, the chapter covers the relevance or importance of this study. Background of the Study Any issues involving finance, for instance in companies and organizations require transparency. Such matters include completeness,...