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China’s Rise and the Development of Asian Regional Integration

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China’s Rise and the Development of Asian Regional Integration

China’s Rise and the Development of Asian Regional Integration by Jianglin Zhao
English | PDF,EPUB | 2021 | 236 Pages | ISBN : 9811646430 | 12 MB

This book focuses on the market issues facing Asian industrialization and the possibility, feasibility, and sustainability of China integrating the Asian economics. How China's rise affects Asian market and the economic relation between China and other Asian economies? The book looks into this issue from market and regional perspectives and concludes that: Asian industrialization including China makes the unified regional market as the common goal of Asian economies; the integration of Asian markets is also a key strategy for China in the next 5-10 years; China may become a major player or even a leader in integrating regional markets; however, it will be a longtime process depending on China's economic strength in the future.

Not Paying the Rent: Imagining a Fairer Capitalism

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Not Paying the Rent: Imagining a Fairer Capitalism

Not Paying the Rent: Imagining a Fairer Capitalism by Neil Wilcock
English | PDF,EPUB | 2021 | 216 Pages | ISBN : 3030788601 | 3 MB

This is a conversational book with chapters directly followed by responses from experts. The main authors propose that the failure in development is not due to capitalism but rather rentism, which is earnings based on political rather market returns. Rent prevents development and ingrains social and economic inequalities.

A New Driver of Regional Sustainability in Japan: Inter-regional Network Economies

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A New Driver of Regional Sustainability in Japan: Inter-regional Network Economies

A New Driver of Regional Sustainability in Japan: Inter-regional Network Economies by Akihiro Otsuka
English | PDF,EPUB | 2021 | 217 Pages | ISBN : 9811637083 | 11.8 MB

This book highlights the roles of inter-regional networks in regional economies to explore the drivers of sustained regional economic growth. Many industrialized countries are currently undergoing a period of population decline. To enhance sustainability in the regional economy, it is necessary to increase productivity and improve energy efficiency.

The Global Currency Power of the US Dollar: Problems and Prospects

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The Global Currency Power of the US Dollar: Problems and Prospects

The Global Currency Power of the US Dollar: Problems and Prospects by Anthony Elson
English | PDF,EPUB | 2021 | 210 Pages | ISBN : 3030835189 | 2.6 MB

This book explains how the US dollar serves as the primary reserve currency for the international financial system and assesses its prospects for the future. The book provides an analysis of the main factors that have given rise to the global currency power of the dollar and the key benefits that have accrued to both the United States and other countries from this arrangement. It then considers the growing costs that can be associated with the dollar-centered reserve system and the prospects for the medium-term in terms of its potential threats to global financial stability.

Injurious Vistas: The Control of Outdoor Advertising, Governance and the Shaping of Urban Experience in Britain, 1817–1962

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Injurious Vistas: The Control of Outdoor Advertising, Governance and the Shaping of Urban Experience in Britain, 1817–1962

Injurious Vistas: The Control of Outdoor Advertising, Governance and the Shaping of Urban Experience in Britain, 1817–1962 by James Greenhalgh
English | PDF,EPUB | 2021 | 170 Pages | ISBN : 3030790177 | 14.2 MB

This book is a history of outdoor advertising control in Britain between the early-nineteenth century and the beginning of the 1960s. It considers the development of primarily legislative and governmental approaches to controlling commercial signage, billboards, posters and hoardings in rural and urban areas. This study of how the proliferation of outdoor advertising was dramatically curtailed serves as a means to examine how the understanding and governance of lived spaces developed over a century and a half. In the early-nineteenth century outdoor adverting was just another material nuisance to regimes of improvement; by the turn of the century it was reframed as a threat to architecture, rural beauty and codes of moral self-governance.

Early Utilitarians: Lives and Ideals

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Early Utilitarians: Lives and Ideals

Early Utilitarians: Lives and Ideals by Ken Binmore
English | PDF | 2021 | 97 Pages | ISBN : 3030745821 | 4.5 MB

People who put the public good before their own self interest have been admired throughout history. But what is the public good? Sages and prophets who think they know better what is good for us than we know ourselves held sway on this subject for more than two thousand years. The world had to wait for the Enlightenment that burst upon the world in the eighteenth century for an account of the public good free from the prejudices of the privileged classes.

The Untold Story of the Korean Film Industry: A Global Business and Economic Perspective

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The Untold Story of the Korean Film Industry: A Global Business and Economic Perspective

The Untold Story of the Korean Film Industry: A Global Business and Economic Perspective by Jimmyn Parc
English | PDF,EPUB | 2021 | 255 Pages | ISBN : 3030803414 | 13.9 MB

This book analyses the Korean film industry emergence and development in a global business and economic perspective. This is one of the first books to compare the film policies and industries of the world’s six largest film industries – featuring Korea as the central character – with the aim of defining the contours of what constitutes an effective film policy.

Public Budgeting in Georgia: Institutions, Process, Politics and Policy

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Public Budgeting in Georgia: Institutions, Process, Politics and Policy

Public Budgeting in Georgia: Institutions, Process, Politics and Policy by Thomas P. Lauth
English | PDF,EPUB | 2021 | 250 Pages | ISBN : 3030760227 | 4.6 MB

This book describes the institutions and process through which the Georgia General Assembly adopts a budget, the executive-legislative branch politics that transpire during the process and the tax and spending policies that the process produces. It argues that the state’s budget is developed by fiscal conservatives within a culture of fiscal conservatism that is conducive to low taxes and low spending.

Internet Philanthropy in China

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Internet Philanthropy in China

Internet Philanthropy in China by Yidan Chen
English | PDF,EPUB | 2021 | 442 Pages | ISBN : 9811625654 | 27.2 MB

This book is the work of Charles Chen Yidan, “the Father of China’s Internet Philanthropy”. It is based on the long-term research and practices of Tencent Research Institute and the Tencent Foundation.

Capitalism and the Dark Forces of Time and Ignorance: Economic and Political Expectations

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Capitalism and the Dark Forces of Time and Ignorance: Economic and Political Expectations

Capitalism and the Dark Forces of Time and Ignorance: Economic and Political Expectations by David Harrison
English | PDF,EPUB | 2021 | 152 Pages | ISBN : 3030783936 | 2 MB

This book explores the role of expectations within the modern capitalist system. Through looking at how they are formed and develop, the impact of events that lead to a collapse in expectations, such as a major financial crisis, is examined to highlight the precarious and unstable nature of the economic system. With a particular focus on the UK and USA, it is also considered how public policy and institutions can shift the balance away from speculation and back towards enterprise.

Local Tax Benefits at a Distance: Japan's Hometown Tax Donation Payment

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Local Tax Benefits at a Distance: Japan's Hometown Tax Donation Payment

Local Tax Benefits at a Distance: Japan's Hometown Tax Donation Payment by Takaaki Hoda
English | PDF,EPUB | 2021 | 111 Pages | ISBN : 981165137X | 8.7 MB

This book discusses the concepts, types, models, and patterns of Japan’s Hometown Tax Donation Payment system, to provide a clear picture of this newly developed unique and innovative fund-raising tool used by municipalities. It also sheds light on the influences that reciprocal gifts provided by each municipality to donors have on local economies by reviewing empirical works and surveys targeting local business owners and local financial institutions.

Data and the American Dream: Contemporary Social Controversies and the American Community Survey

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Data and the American Dream: Contemporary Social Controversies and the American Community Survey

Data and the American Dream: Contemporary Social Controversies and the American Community Survey by Matthew J. Holian
English | EPUB | 2021 | 213 Pages | ISBN : 3030642615 | 7 MB

This book paints a portrait of social life in America by providing an accessible discussion of empirical economics research on issues such as illegal immigration, health care and climate change. All the studies in this book use the same data source: individual responses to the American Community Survey (ACS), the nation's largest household survey.

Seng Heng Bank: History and Acquisition by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

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Seng Heng Bank: History and Acquisition by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

Seng Heng Bank: History and Acquisition by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China by Patrick W.M. Huen
English | EPUB | 2021 | 122 Pages | ISBN : 9811603979 | 4.9 MB

This book examines the success story of Seng Heng Bank (SHB), the successful acquisition of SHB by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), and the continuing sound management and performance of ICBC (Macau).

Third Party Funding for Dispute Resolution

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Third Party Funding for Dispute Resolution

Third Party Funding for Dispute Resolution: A Comparative Study of England, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Netherlands, and Mainland China by Beibei Zhang
English | EPUB | 2021 | 243 Pages | ISBN : 9811610940 | 6.2 MB

This book represents a comparative study of Third Party Funding (TPF) and its regulation in England, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Netherlands and the Mainland of China. It provides a general review of the background in which TPF grows and the platform where third party funders are allowed to operate. In each and every chosen jurisdiction, the book analyses the legal risks related to TPF, the regulatory measures and the questions surrounding the challenges that lay ahead.

The Economics and Policies of Environmental Standards

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The Economics and Policies of Environmental Standards

The Economics and Policies of Environmental Standards by Elissaios Papyrakis
English | EPUB | 2021 | 83 Pages | ISBN : 3030718573 | 0.8 MB

This book provides a critical perspective on several interconnected themes that relate to the implementation of both domestic and international environmental standards. What are the direct and indirect costs and benefits of these standards? What is the political economy structure that governs their implementation? Do environmental standards affect individuals and economic sectors in different ways? How do environmental standards interact with trade patterns in an ever-globalised world?