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1. China's foreign investment
... improve productivity and innovations. Moreover, it can help keep China's market open, and can lead to regulatory congergence as Chinese firms absorb global business norms and practices. Indeed, over the ...
2. Asian Migration
... the US 19 per cent. And all these figures are on the rise because the "flow" of Asian migrants into the OECD area is now over 30 per cent of total, a figure which has been increasing despite the global ...
3. Whither Obama, the global president?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs, he explained that the election game has changed. Jacobson explained that in the months leading up to the first presidential debate, Romney did not seem like a ...
... and Development (OECD), the word globalization was never used, for the simple reason that the global economy was not yet globalized. It was divided into three distinct groups -- advanced, communist ...
5. Globalization, the word
... for the Harvard Business Review entitled “The Globalization of Markets”?   We will never really know who invented the word “globalization”.  The word could have rolled off anyone’s lips.  It is a word ...
6. Globalization, development and culture
Globalization was created in the West.  Earlier periods include the age of discovery and then the globalization through colonisation in the 19th and early 20th centuries.  Modern globalization kicked off ...
7. Global citizens
As the following three quotes highlight, the concept of a global citizen is not new. “I am a citizen of the world”, Diogenes Laertius, Greek philosopher (AD 220).  “The world is my country, all mankind ...
8. Singapore in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... laurels if it wishes to converge and complete its catching-up process with the big leagues of the developed countries. "Embracing globalisation and regional co-operation has helped bring Asia success. ...
9. Japan in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... IT, bio-technology, and finance. Japan must advance in order to grow, and the best way to advance is to invent and create new ideas that can be exported to the rest of the world. Globalization is crucial ...
10. America's Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... been the fastest growing region in the world economy.  And Asia has enormous scope for continued rapid economic development -- the region's share of global GDP is only about 30 per cent, whereas the region ...
11. India's paradoxes
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... company.  Reliance is the largest polyester yarn and fiber producer in the world and among the top five to ten producers of major petrochemical products.  Infosys is a Bangalore-based global IT consulting ...
12. China's reform in a bind
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... is far from being in a steady state -- notwithstanding its official view that the global financial and European sovereign debt crises represent moral and political victories of China's economic and political ...
13. Burmese Days
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... people, further violating their rights by subjecting them to ill-treatment and poor prison conditions. According to the US State Department, Burma is a global hot spot for human trafficking: "Burma ...
14. Economic growth prospects in Asia
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
Developing Asia has been sailing through the global economic crises these past few years.  But what do the region's longer term economic prospects look like?  In a recent working paper, the Asian Development ...
15. Human capital in Asia
... years.  Much of this exodus is driven by parents' desire to have their children become fluent in English, a highly prized ability in a country well aware of its need to ccompte in a globalized economy. ...
16. Asia's information society
... than Korea. In its "Measuring the Information Society" report, the ITU releases the latest global ICT pricing and penetration data including an ICT Development Index (IDI).  The IDI measures ICT access, ...
17. Asia's low quality jobs
... reports the Asian Development Bank.  (Informal workers only account for about one-third of total in Latin America.)  More recently, one consequence of the global financial crisis has been an expansion ...
18. Natural disasters in Asia
... (90,000 deaths), and Pakistan's 2005 earthquake (75,000 deaths).  Perhaps due to global warming, the number of weather-related disasters around the world has jumped to 350 annually over the past decade ...
19. Food security in Asia
As emerging Asia celebrates its dramatic reductions in poverty, we should not forget the wide array of insecurities to which the region's citizens are exposed.  Indeed, the 2007/08 global food price spike ...
20. Asia's rising inequality
... manufacturing.  But China is the Asian country which has experienced the greatest increase in inequality.    The evidence shows that the main drivers of Asia's rapid growth -- technological change, globalization ...
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