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1. China's foreign investment
... capital and jobs. In the US, foreign-owned firms account for 5% of private-sector employment, 17% of manufacturing jobs, 21% of exports, 14% of research and development, and 17% of corporate-income taxes. ...
2. Asian Migration
... as well as the massive capital flight. Other factors inciting Chinese middle class citizens to leave home are the horrendous state of the environment in China, with Beijing's air being often unsafe to ...
3. Globalization, the word
... through flows of goods and services, capital and labour – in other words, a global market.  But the word globalization can apply to global culture, global society, global community, global ideas, global ...
4. Globalization, development and culture
... has enormous intuitive appeal. First, let's turn to Max Weber and his theory of the Protestant work ethic as a key factor explaning successful growth in capitalist countries.  It seemed a good idea for ...
5. Singapore in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... 2011 did better than the US, thus contributing highly to the convergence, as far as the GDP/capital is concerned. As for the wealth Gini Index, Singapore has a result of 0.689. The highest ranking country ...
6. Japan in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... below many undeveloped countries. In order to re-start the economy, Japan needs to increase its production and use of human capital. By preventing women from participating in the economy, through lack ...
7. Burmese Days
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... infrastructure, very low levels of human capital (life expectancy is only in the mid-60s), and telephone and Internet penetration is extremely low.  In terms of economic freedom, the Heritage Foundation ...
8. Economic growth prospects in Asia
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... it employs sound policies and institutions.  This means that a poorer country is expected to grow faster than a higher income country as it can build up physical and human capital, and technology.  In ...
9. Human capital in Asia
Analysts of Asia's economic miracle always cite the region's human capital as one of the main drivers.  But what are the facts behind this claim? Asian Development Bank Analysis In fact, emerging ...
10. Asia`s social development
... feedback loop as low investments in human capital will ultimately undermine economic growth Reference: OECD.  Society at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2011 http://www.oecd.org/document/2/0,3746,en_2649_33933_49233154_1_1_1_1,00.html ...
11. Asia's low quality jobs
... in rural non-farm activities; develop more skill-specific human capital through quality technical and vocational education; and extend basic level social protection. For middle income countries, policy ...
12. Asia's rising inequality
... to capital, as the country specializes in low-skill production (known as the Stolper-Samuelson theorum).   China should be the classic example of this, with its vast pool of lower skilled labor and labor-intensive ...
13. Democracy in China?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... greatly from China's authoritarian capitalism. I wonder how he interprets the recent protests in Hong Kong and China? In the longstanding debates about Asian culture and values, some cultural theorists ...
14. Tyranny in China and Russia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... of the "Beijing concensus" and so on.  The merits of "state capitalism" has also become a fashionable topic of discussion and analysis.  And China itself has been in a self-congratulatory mode these past ...
15. Asian Century on Youtube
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... India and Japan. China's authoritarian capitalism makes it difficult for it to have open, cooperative relations with other countries.  Lingering historical animosity towards Japan, limits its ability to ...
16. Burmese Days
... infrastructure, very low levels of human capital (life expectancy is only in the mid-60s), and telephone and Internet penetration is extremely low.  In terms of economic freedom, the Heritage Foundation ...
17. Human Rights in Asia
... fair elections swept the capital in July. More than 1,600 people were detained after a violent crackdown on the peaceful demonstration. In September, the government announced its intention to replace the ...
18. Burma: some Nobel thoughts
...  These challenges include the backward state of the economy, the low human capital of its people and its weak basic institutional capacities.  But the challenges also include the fact that longstanding ...
19. China: is “state capitalism” in crisis?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
In this week's invited contribution, Emanuele Schibotto* asks if China's "state capitalism" is in crisis. In 2010, Ian Bremmer's book,  The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and ...
20. India's urban squalor
... financial capital, three thousand people had packed into, or on top of, 335 huts.  It was a continual coming-and-going of migrants from all over India -- Hindus mainly, from all manner of castes and subcastes.  ...
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