Some of the economic causes of new imperialism included the Marxist theory that governments wished to explore overseas areas to please the capitalists at home and the desire to acquire raw materials to boost industrializ... More »

Economic diversity is a multidimensional concept that includes the products, workforce skills and capabilities in a local economy, in addition to how well that economy is able to compete in the global marketplace, accord... More »

The Congressional Budget Office, Fannie Mae and the president's Council of Economic Advisers produce annual national economic forecast reports. Financial, media and quasi-governmental entities also publish such reports. More » World View Social Sciences Economics

Three factors that spurred American imperialism were the need to expand even after the frontier had vanished, with industrialization warranting further claim to more resources, the growing importance of foreign trade to ... More »

Poverty is a complex social phenomenon and, according to sociologists, some of its causes include overspending, the fatalism of the poor, the desire of the poor to live on welfare rather than working in demeaning positio... More »

Causes of Imperialism were the desire for economic gain and a belief that a country's values were superior and the desire to spread religion while the effects of Imperialism were increases in infrastructure in the countr... More »

Some of the major causes of imperialism have previously been the need for resources to supply the industrial revolution with raw materials, maintaining a supply of cheap labor and the desire to sustain a steady market fo... More »