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... financial crisis. The burgeoning Asianization of migration to the OECD's main Anglo Saxon
stands out in several respects. About half of these migrants are "high-educated". This is twice the ...
Globalization and the challenges of our youth
... a truly global economy, "economic globalization". Many Latin American countries emerged from their debt crisis, opened markets and stablized their
. South Africa abolished apartheid. Following ...
Globalization, the word
... rod for anyone who was unhappy about something. Quite clearly, anything can be globalized. The word most usually applies to the economy when different national
become integrated (become one) ...
Globalization, development and culture
... cannot observe a grand theory of culture and development. Also, cultures do change. Japan, Korea and Taiwan have become very modern vibrant societies with dynamic
. And some parts of the world, ...
... are global. Our societies are global. Our
are global. Our environment is global. Our possessions are global. Our civic life is global. Even our religions are global. Narrow, exclusive ...
Japan in the Asian Century
... Tokyo's Sophia University, shares with us her views. From the 1950s to the 80s, Japan grew from a virtually closed, militant nation to one of the world's biggest and most advanced
. During ...
Economic growth prospects in Asia
... while average global income registered a less than a two-fold increase. Thus, China, which had one of Asia's lowest levels of income per capita in 1980, was one of the region's most dynamic
Human capital in Asia
... in 2010 are higher than the average in the advanced
(11). Hong Kong follows with 10.4, Singapore with 9.2 and and then comes China with a stunning increase from 3.5 to 8.4 from 1970 to 2010. ...
Asia`s social development
... spending. For the advanced
, it ranges from $1,800 a person per year for Singapore to $3,400 for Australia, with Japan, New Zealand and Korea in between. If you're a citizen of one of the emerging ...
Asia's information society
Korea is the world’s most advanced ICT economy, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), surpassing many other
with higher levels of overall economic development. Information ...
Asia's low quality jobs
... gains. Between 2001 and 2007 – a period of tremendous economic growth in Asia and the Pacific – average real wages in a sample of
grew by only 1.9 per cent per year, far below the average annual ...
Natural disasters in Asia
... countries with weak governance and
get hit the most. The poor tend to live in more exposed areas and have vulnerable livelihoods and few resources to fall back on. A major disaster can derail ...
Asia's rising inequality
... market access, as well as agglomeration
from a self-perpetuating process of increasing concentration. The process of urbanization reinforces the inequality effects of agglomeration. About 30-50% ...
Clinton on democracy in Asia
... to wealthy countries, that developing
need to put economic growth first and worry about democracy later. Now Asia does have several examples of countries that have achieved initial economic successes ...
Japan's governance problems
... As a country progresses towards advanced status, the priority should move to providing the institutions and policies to manage and regulate a sophisticated market economy. The complexity of advanced
Asian Century on Youtube
... region with different levels of development, different philosophies and different political systems. It comprises different types of
-- some are high income, some are fast-growing converging ...
World Economy in Grave Danger
... term, the US and other advanced
face a massive social security and health bill for their ageing populations. In short, the world economy really is in grave danger, and there seems no simple ...
Views of Asia's next generation
... gone through their countries' education systems lament that there is an overemphasis on rote learning and a lack of emphasis on creativity and workplace skills. Many of Asia's
are transitioning ...
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... The major driver of urbanization in China has been in situ suburbanization of formerly farming populations into urban
. Overall, the shape of China's urban structure is as follows. Shanghai ...
Women's economic opportunity in Asia
... is to make great strides in improving women's economic opportunity. This is not just a question of social fairness, but good economics. Greater opportunity for women can only make our