Among the key advantages of economic growth are improved standards of living, increased employment and investment in cleaner technologies, while some of the major disadvantages are the risk of inflation, pollution and de... More »

According to Investopedia, the main advantage of the Capital Asset Pricing Model, or CAPM, is that it helps investors calculate risk when contemplating high-risk investments. The main disadvantages of CAPM are that some ... More »

The benefits of mercantilism include increased employment, the development of new technologies and products, and positive cultural exchanges as mercantilist nations seek new markets and raw material sources, whereas the ... More »

The benefits of mercantilism include increased employment, the development of new technologies and products, and positive cultural exchanges as mercantilist nations seek new markets and raw material sources, whereas the ... More »

The five major economic goals are full employment, economic growth, efficiency, stability and equity, and they are divided into both macroeconomic and microeconomic goals. On the macroeconomics spectrum, policies are mad... More »

The advantages of niche marketing are focusing on more profitable market segments, ability to establish solid relationships with members of a market segment and increased return on investment for marketing dollars. Disad... More »

The advantages of a monopoly include reducing resource waste, improving efficiency due to better investments, providing discounts to the economically weak and investing in research and development; some disadvantages inc... More »