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Indian Manufacturing Sector in Post-Reform Period

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Indian Manufacturing Sector in Post-Reform Period

Indian Manufacturing Sector in Post-Reform Period: An Assessment of the Role of Macroeconomic and Firm-Specific Factors in Determining Financial Performance by Sumit Kumar Maji
English | PDF | 2022 | 186 Pages | ISBN : 9811926654 | 4.2 MB

The book outlines the importance of Indian manufacturing sector and its growth under alternative policy regimes. The authors highlight the significance of various firm-specific and macroeconomic factors on the level of efficiency and profitability of the firms operating in the diverse manufacturing sector during the post-liberalization era. The book also examines the dynamic relationship between the select manufacturing sector-specific stock market indices and the various macroeconomic variables.

Pandemics, Economics and Inequality: Lessons from the Spanish Flu

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Pandemics, Economics and Inequality: Lessons from the Spanish Flu

Pandemics, Economics and Inequality: Lessons from the Spanish Flu by Sergi Basco
English | PDF | 2022 | 133 Pages | ISBN : 3031056671 | 5.3 MB

This Pivot book provides a framework for understanding the economic and potentially unequal effects of pandemics, focusing closely on the Spanish Flu. It provides an in-depth analysis of the different effects of the Spanish Flu on the economy from unequal mortality to wages, housing and output.

Teaching and Learning Rural Livelihoods: A Guide for Educators, Students, and Practitioners

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Teaching and Learning Rural Livelihoods: A Guide for Educators, Students, and Practitioners

Teaching and Learning Rural Livelihoods: A Guide for Educators, Students, and Practitioners by Sandeep Tambe
English | PDF | 2022 | 192 Pages | ISBN : 3030904903 | 6.4 MB

This book synthesizes the conceptual and applied aspects of rural livelihoods as a discipline, and collates the analytical frameworks and approaches that have been designed, applied, and discussed over the last five decades. These include the sustainable livelihoods approach with its vulnerability-asset construct, collective governance of common pool resources, livelihood trajectories and poverty dynamics, rights-based approach and social justice, graduation approach for the ultra-poor, and the resilience framework to address complex risks. The book is divided into three parts, namely: introduction to rural livelihoods; synthesis of the present state of knowledge; and strengthening the knowledge action pathway. At the end of each chapter, a set of class exercises is provided to bring about a deeper understanding of these approaches and their application in real-life situations.

Cities and Social Governance Reforms: Greater Bay Area Development Experiences

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Cities and Social Governance Reforms: Greater Bay Area Development Experiences

Cities and Social Governance Reforms: Greater Bay Area Development Experiences by Ka Ho Mok
English | EPUB | 2022 | 209 Pages | ISBN : 981169530X | 5.2 MB

This book examines critically how the Chinese government has proactively engaged the nine cities and two special administrative regions in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) in Southern China for deeper collaborations in order to transform the country from the “World Factory” to become a leading world economy in innovation and entrepreneurialism.

Real and Financial Sectors in Post-Pandemic Central and Eastern Europe: The Impact of Economic, Monetary, and Fiscal Policy

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Real and Financial Sectors in Post-Pandemic Central and Eastern Europe: The Impact of Economic, Monetary, and Fiscal Policy

Real and Financial Sectors in Post-Pandemic Central and Eastern Europe: The Impact of Economic, Monetary, and Fiscal Policy by Bojana Olgić Draženović
English | EPUB | 2022 | 194 Pages | ISBN : 3030998495 | 10.3 MB

This book offers new insights into the real and financial sectors in the post-pandemic European Union, with a specific focus on the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and a special reference to Croatia. The contributors examine the timeliness, justification, and appropriateness of the measures taken in response to the deteriorating economic conditions and the associated outcomes.

The Challenges for Building Regional Integration in the Global South: The case of Brazilian Foreign Policy towards Mercosur

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The Challenges for Building Regional Integration in the Global South: The case of Brazilian Foreign Policy towards Mercosur

The Challenges for Building Regional Integration in the Global South: The case of Brazilian Foreign Policy towards Mercosur by Tullo Vigevani
English | EPUB | 2022 | 190 Pages | ISBN : 3030933474 | 1.6 MB

This book analyzes regional integration in South America with a focus on the Mercosur and Brazilian foreign policy from the 1990s. It reviews the history of the Mercosur and identifies the results achieved by the bloc, as well as the causes of difficulties and the reasons for stalemates over nearly 30 years of its existence.

Social Unrest and the Poverty Problem in Hong Kong: Growth Imbalance and Sustainable Development

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Social Unrest and the Poverty Problem in Hong Kong: Growth Imbalance and Sustainable Development

Social Unrest and the Poverty Problem in Hong Kong: Growth Imbalance and Sustainable Development by Paul Siu Fai Yip
English | PDF | 2021 | 240 Pages | ISBN : 9813366281 | 7.1 MB

This book discusses the policy and public health challenges in Hong Kong from the perspective of economic and social welfare challenges, specifically focusing on the poverty and inequality research supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) Charities Trust. Conducted by Prof Yip and his research team at the HKJC’s Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at the University of Hong Kong across a five-year period, the book presents analyses based on high quality statistical data to explore some of the socioeconomic roots of the civil unrest in 2019, while also acknowledging the limitations and challenges of trying to build a stronger society under the constraints of the One Country Two Systems policy.

China’s Role in Global Governance

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China’s Role in Global Governance

China’s Role in Global Governance by Bin Zhang
English | EPUB | 2022 | 242 Pages | ISBN : 9811666865 | 1 MB

This book presents a post-COVID glimpse at how top Chinese policymakers and intellectuals understand China's future in global international relations, reviewing the global economy, China’s economy, society and diplomacy, and the international situation. Ten researchers review China’s diplomacy and give their outlooks in the book. Topics discussed include: the new round of technological revolution and Industrial Revolution, the role of WTO in developing countries, the ups and downs of the Sino-US and Sino-American rivalry, the functioning of the UN General Assembly from a Chinese perspective, China’s role in restoring the world after COVID-19 pandemic, and the Beijing-led Belt and Road Initiative. This book will be of interest to development economists, scholars of politics and international relations, and scholars of comparative politics.

Cities and Social Governance Reforms: Greater Bay Area Development Experiences

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Cities and Social Governance Reforms: Greater Bay Area Development Experiences

Cities and Social Governance Reforms: Greater Bay Area Development Experiences by Ka Ho Mok
English | PDF | 2022 | 209 Pages | ISBN : 981169530X | 4.1 MB

This book examines critically how the Chinese government has proactively engaged the nine cities and two special administrative regions in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) in Southern China for deeper collaborations in order to transform the country from the “World Factory” to become a leading world economy in innovation and entrepreneurialism.

Aid, Trade and Development: The Future of Globalization

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Aid, Trade and Development: The Future of Globalization

Aid, Trade and Development: The Future of Globalization by Constantine Michalopoulos
English | EPUB | 2022 | 442 Pages | ISBN : 3030960358 | 0.5 MB

"This is a very well written book. The new edition adds useful perspective on the implications of the new challenges facing developing countries as a result of the pandemic and increased unilateralism and protectionism in the North. "

Real and Financial Sectors in Post-Pandemic Central and Eastern Europe: The Impact of Economic, Monetary, and Fiscal Policy

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Real and Financial Sectors in Post-Pandemic Central and Eastern Europe: The Impact of Economic, Monetary, and Fiscal Policy

Real and Financial Sectors in Post-Pandemic Central and Eastern Europe: The Impact of Economic, Monetary, and Fiscal Policy by Bojana Olgić Draženović
English | PDF | 2022 | 194 Pages | ISBN : 3030998495 | 4.6 MB

This book offers new insights into the real and financial sectors in the post-pandemic European Union, with a specific focus on the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and a special reference to Croatia. The contributors examine the timeliness, justification, and appropriateness of the measures taken in response to the deteriorating economic conditions and the associated outcomes. They further discuss various aspects of economic, financial, and energy policy. While doing so, they focus on two important issues. The first is an analysis and assessment of the financial development and performance of the real sector. The second is an insight into the institutional dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the discussion of obstacles and opportunities for recovery in the near future.

The Challenges for Building Regional Integration in the Global South: The case of Brazilian Foreign Policy towards Mercosur

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The Challenges for Building Regional Integration in the Global South: The case of Brazilian Foreign Policy towards Mercosur

The Challenges for Building Regional Integration in the Global South: The case of Brazilian Foreign Policy towards Mercosur by Tullo Vigevani
English | PDF | 2022 | 190 Pages | ISBN : 3030933474 | 2.9 MB

This book analyzes regional integration in South America with a focus on the Mercosur and Brazilian foreign policy from the 1990s. It reviews the history of the Mercosur and identifies the results achieved by the bloc, as well as the causes of difficulties and the reasons for stalemates over nearly 30 years of its existence.

Palgrave Handbook of International Trade

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Palgrave Handbook of International Trade

Palgrave Handbook of International Trade by Daniel Bernhofen
English | PDF | 2013 | 727 Pages | ISBN : 0230217273 | 3.4 MB

International trade is the core foundation of globalisation. This current and up-to-date volume brings together the finest academics working in the field today, containing contributions in key areas of policy research, such as, modelling frameworks, trade policy, trade and migration, trade and the environment, trade and unemployment.

China’s Role in Global Governance

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China’s Role in Global Governance

China’s Role in Global Governance by Bin Zhang
English | PDF | 2022 | 242 Pages | ISBN : 9811666865 | 4 MB

This book presents a post-COVID glimpse at how top Chinese policymakers and intellectuals understand China's future in global international relations, reviewing the global economy, China’s economy, society and diplomacy, and the international situation. Ten researchers review China’s diplomacy and give their outlooks in the book. Topics discussed include: the new round of technological revolution and Industrial Revolution, the role of WTO in developing countries, the ups and downs of the Sino-US and Sino-American rivalry, the functioning of the UN General Assembly from a Chinese perspective, China’s role in restoring the world after COVID-19 pandemic, and the Beijing-led Belt and Road Initiative. This book will be of interest to development economists, scholars of politics and international relations, and scholars of comparative politics.

Empowering the Poor through Financial and Social Inclusion in Africa: An Islamic Perspective

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Empowering the Poor through Financial and Social Inclusion in Africa: An Islamic Perspective

Empowering the Poor through Financial and Social Inclusion in Africa: An Islamic Perspective by Abdelrahman Elzahi Saaid Ali
English | PDF,EPUB | 2022 | 158 Pages | ISBN : 303100924X | 11.5 MB

This book discusses financial inclusion, gender equality, regulatory regimes for microfinance, women empowerment, and digital finance from an Islamic perspective. It encourages the reader to reflect on whether the delivery of financial services from an Islamic perspective might be attainable and lead to achieving global financial inclusion.