Finance +


Answer all 5 questions. Each question is equally weighted. For full credit, illustrate your answers with examples from the cases. 

List and explain the evidence for international determinants of capital structure. Compare and contrast the determinants of capital structure for a purely domestic firm multinational firms.
Explain how hedging may create value for a firm. How would a treasure determine whether or not to hedge, as well as the correct strategy to hedge FX risks?
Explain how and why one can use interest rates and inflation rates to predict the movement of foreign exchange rates. Compare and contrast Interest Rate Parity (IRP), Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), and the international Fisher Effect.
Explain how expected changes in FX rates affects a decision to invest or borrow abroad. Should the cash management function be centralized? Explain the advantages and disadvantages of having a centralized cash management system.
Suppose nations attempt to pursue independent monetary and fiscal policies. Explain how this would affect FX behavior. Would independent monetary and fiscal policies also affect political risks?

Power point Presentation


In this unit, you learned how to determine sample size and estimate confidence intervals. For this assignment, you will create a PowerPoint presentation that further explores these concepts. In your presentation, you must include the following elements:

a definition of point estimate, standard error, confidence level, and margin of error;
a discussion of at least three major methods of determining sample sizes, comparing the different methods; and
an explanation of the effects (advantages and limitations) of a small sample size, a very large sample size, and an adequate sample size on any research study.
Your PowerPoint presentation must be a minimum of eight slides (not counting the title and reference slides). Use graphics as necessary to support the content of your presentation. You must use at least two references. Any information from those sources must be cited and referenced in APA format.

If you have never created a PowerPoint presentation or need to brush up on your skills, the CSU Writing Center created a presentation that you may find helpful; click here to view it.

For a printable version of this presentation with a transcript, click here

Research paper about Ideology


The written portion
of the project should be between 900 and 1,500 words long, not including your
references at the end. For your blog post, you will select a topic of your choosing and use a
minimum of three sources from class to analyze, discuss and (possibly) critique the subject
matter you opt to write about. As part of your analysis, you will need to construct a coherent
argument about your topic; you should have a clear thesis and a few well-developed points
supporting your thesis. You should cite your sources using an academic style (e.g. APA, MLA,
Chicago) of your choosing; be sure you are consistent with your application of the style and your

Article Review psychology


Wade and Tavris explain that various factors combine to influence one’s thinking patterns and Most would agree that we are inundated with outside influences on a continuous basis. The need to stay connected to various forms of media is growing by leaps and bounds. Have you ever wondered what impact media consumption could be having in your life? Can viewing violent acts lead to vicious behaviors later?
One particular area worthy of closer examination relates to one’s environment and how extraneous information can intrude our waking and restful thoughts. In fact, research conducted by Van den Bulck, Cetin, Terzi, and Bushman (2016) revealed that violent and sexual media viewing can not only influence one’s memories, but this content can have an impact on dreams as well. Read the article listed below.
Van den Bulck, J., Cetin, Y., Terzi, O., & Bushman, B. J. (2016). Violence, sex, and dreams: Violent and sexual media content infiltrate our dreams at night. Dreaming, 26(4), 271-279. Retrieved from
After reading the article, write a review of the article that discusses the featured study, literature from the text, and your opinion of the article as well. Your review should also relate back to the information covered in Unit IV. In your review, be sure to include the following items:
Briefly introduce and summarize the article.
Identify the authors’ main points.
Explain how the study’s results may differ if conducted in the United States as opposed to using Turkish participants. Keep in mind that Turkey has stricter sexual media censorship rules than the United States, and violations of such can produce regulation fines.
Explain additional factors that influence learning, conditioning, and behaviors as outlined in the textbook.
Examine how one’s dreams influence external behaviors.
Describe the impact that violence and social media can have on behaviors.
Relate the article back to this course. Does it support the information in your textbook?
Your article review must be a minimum of two pages in length. You must reference the assigned article and your textbook. If necessary, you may use other scholarly sources to support your review as well. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. Please be sure to cite any outside sources, and format your paper in accordance with proper APA formatting.

Business Ethics week 6


When a business is not focused on sustainability, value may be solely determined outside its customers’ interest in green behavior.

Suppose a restaurant makes a great-tasting hamburger. Very few of its customers might care whether or not the restaurant engages in green business practices.

However, what if there are two restaurants that make equally great-tasting burgers, but one is green while the other is not? Many customers may choose the green business, because the business adds value to its offerings by engaging in sustainable practices.

In the case of sustainable products, meaning those products made with an effort to be environmentally and socially responsible, sustainability plays a large role in the customers’ decisions to buy, and tends to be central to the company’s brand.

Identify a Saudi business that may not yet be focused on sustainability. Suppose this company decides it would like to deliver products that are more socially, environmentally, and economically superior.

* present the company with the total value proposition from a sustainability perspective. In that total value proposition, include a discussion of use values and nonuse values for the business’ green products. How should the business determine WTP, WTA, or consumer surplus?

PYS Learning


Module 4 (Feb 4 – Feb 10): Introduction to Behaviorist Views of Learning Behaviorists are from Missouri, the “show me” state. When it comes to learning, the behaviorists are unwilling to believe learning happens unless they see a change in behavior. Interesting? Yes, this is something we are going to discuss in Module 4: Behavioral Learning Theories (BLT). BLT stems from behaviorism. The behaviorist views of learning see human learning as responses to environmental stimuli and they believe learning involves a change in behavior. To learn more about the Behavioral Learning Theories, we will mainly rely on the textbook. The recommended reading provides another version of narrations for the theory.Module ObjectivesAt the end of this module, you will be able to:Describe the basic assumptions of behaviorism. (CLO4)List the major behaviorist theorists. (CLO3)Define and describe the key concepts in the BLT. (CLO4)Describe a learning scenario using the terminologies in BLT. (CLO8)Required ReadingOrmrod, J. E. (2016). Human learning (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Education, Inc. (Read Chapter 3)Standridge, M. (2001). Behaviorism. In M. Orey (Ed.). Emerging perspectives on learning, teaching, and technology. Retrieved January 27, 2015 from (Read pp. 271 – 277)PresentationsLu, L. (2017). Differences between reinforcement and punishment.Behavioral Learning Theory( ActivitiesIn this week, you will do the following:1. Watch the YouTube video clip.2. Read Chapter 3 (pp. 32-44) & Chapter 4 in Ormrod’s Human Learning. Please pay attention to the key concepts in the theory.
23. Based on my experience teaching the BLT, students often have difficulty understanding the differences between reinforcement and punishment. Therefore, I made a presentation to illustrate the differences between the reinforcement and punishment, positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement, and punishment I and punishment II. Read the presentation and I hope it would help you understand the differences among the concepts.4. Take advantage of the bonus point opportunity. If you want to earn TEN bonus points, please read the file, Bonus Points Opportunity.To earn the bonus points, you must complete the activities by Wednesday Feb. 6.5. Watch mini presentation on important concepts of BLT. Please go to the following website and watch mini-presentations of the key concepts in BLT created by students from the previous DEED 705 class and your classmates. More presentations will be available after Wednesday Feb. 6.Behavioral Learning Theory( Read the requirements and examples for your first assignment, Behavioral Learning Theories Knowledge Base. You will find the instructions on this assignment, the explanation of the assignment, and examples of learning scenario under this module. Please note that this assignment is due on Tuesday Feb. 26.7. Participate in the discussions in the Module 4: Introduction to Behaviorist Views of Learning. This forum is designed to help you develop your first knowledge base. To help you with writing the learning scenario, I provided two learning scenario examples in this module.8. At the end of this module, read the module objectives again and see if you have achieved all of them

Week 3 Journal


Week 3 – Journal
Science and Religion
This week we watched two video interviews with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talking about the relationship between science and religion. In the short video by The Big Think, Tyson says that it is “empirically false” that science is incompatible with religion, because 40% of American scientists say they “pray to a personal God.” Tyson concludes from this that there is no inherent reason that science and religion must conflict. But notice that he goes on to say that religion should be kept out of the science classroom. So he does seem to think there is some sort of conflict between religion and science. This comes out more clearly in the longer video interview by Bill Moyers where Tyson says explicitly that faith and reason are impossible to reconcile and implies that science is gradually replacing religion by explaining all the mysteries in the universe. The only reason a scientist could rationally be religious, Tyson concludes, is for “emotional fulfillment.” Thus he seems to think that religion is okay as long as it merely a matter of private feelings and is kept out of the public domain of facts.

What do you think? Are science and religion necessarily in conflict? In other words, can a scientist rationally believe in supernatural realities and sources of truth like God or the Bible? If not, why not? If so, how? Be as specific as possible. For example, section 1.3 of this week’s Recommended Reading from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy mentions four possibilities for the relationship between science and religion: Conflict, Integration, Independence, and Dialogue. You might think science and religion make contradictory claims about the same things (Conflict) or that they make compatible claims about the same things (Integration), or that make claims about completely different things or perhaps that they make different kinds of claims about the same thing (Independence), or that they have something to teach each other, perhaps by clarifying each other’s questions, methods, limits, or meaning (Dialogue). Note that we’re not looking for reasons that religious beliefs are or are not true. Rather we’re looking for an explanation for how religious beliefs could possibly coexist with scientific beliefs – or why they can’t.

Logistics Essay

Logistics Essay


Describe how you would design a logistics network consisting of only one warehouse.  In the discussion, include the steps you need to take in order to design the optimal network.  What information and data is needed to make this determination? strategy will be employed in this network?

750 – 1,000 words (3 – 4 pages) written essay
·         APA format required (including title page, reference page – no abstract required)
·         5 – 7 academic resources for 300/400 level courses