Charlie Whitham's Post-War Business Planners in the United States, 1939-48: PDF

By Charlie Whitham

ISBN-10: 135006727X

ISBN-13: 9781350067271

ISBN-10: 1472511727

ISBN-13: 9781472511720

in the course of the moment international conflict a number of self sustaining enterprise corporations within the US committed significant power to formulating and advocating social and financial coverage thoughts for the USA executive for implementation after the warfare. This 'planning neighborhood' of far-sighted businessmen joined with lecturers and executive officers in a national undertaking to make sure that the enormous degrees of productiveness completed by way of the USA in the course of wartime persisted into the peace. At its middle this attempt was once a part of a much broader fight among liberals, moderates and conservatives over choosing the industrial and social duties of presidency within the new post-war order.

In this publication, Charlie Whitham attracts on an abundance of unpublished fundamental fabric from inner most and public information that comes with the mins, memoranda, coverage statements and study reports of the most important post-war company making plans companies on quite a lot of subject matters together with financial coverage, demobilization, hard work coverage, overseas exchange and international affairs. this can be the untold tale of the way the post-war company planners – of all shades – assisted in shaping the 'moderate' consensus which prevailed after 1945 over an enduring yet constrained executive accountability for financial, welfare and hard work affairs, complex American pursuits out of the country and established.

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Download e-book for iPad: Africa Development Indicators 2012/2013 by World Bank

By World Bank

ISBN-10: 0821396161

ISBN-13: 9780821396162

ISBN-10: 0821397028

ISBN-13: 9780821397022

Africa improvement signs 2012/13 is the main precise number of info on Africa. It includes macroeconomic, sectoral, and social symptoms for fifty three nations. A spouse CD-ROM has extra information, with a few 1,700 signs protecting 19612010.

-Basic indicators
-National and monetary accounts
-External money owed and trade rates
-Millennium improvement Goals
-Private zone development
-Trade and neighborhood integration
-Infrastructure
-Human development
-Agriculture, rural improvement, and the environment
-Labor, migration, and population
-HIV/AIDS and malaria
-Capable states and partnership
-Paris announcement indicators
-Governance and polity

Designed as either a brief reference and a competent dataset for tracking improvement courses and relief flows within the quarter, Africa improvement signs 2012/13 is a useful device for analysts and policymakers who desire a greater figuring out of Africas financial and social development.

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In Search of Structural Power: EU Aid Policy as a Global by Patrick Holden PDF

By Patrick Holden

ISBN-10: 0754673332

ISBN-13: 9780754673330

Offering a transparent and logical research of the panoply of eu Union relief regulations and a theoretically knowledgeable overview in their operation, Patrick Holden contends that the main thrust of european relief coverage is an attempt to reinforce the EU's structural energy via exact political and fiscal liberalization. even if traditionally grounded, this publication concentrates on ecu relief to key international areas within the twenty first century. As such, it presents a accomplished and thought-provoking account of european reduction coverage and should be of curiosity to a variety of lecturers, scholars and coverage makers.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Global Development Crisis by Ben Selwyn

By Ben Selwyn

ISBN-10: 0745660142

ISBN-13: 9780745660141

ISBN-10: 0745660150

ISBN-13: 9780745660158

The vital paradox of the modern international is the simultaneous presence of wealth on an exceptional scale, and mass poverty. Liberal concept explains the connection among capitalism and poverty as one established round the dichotomy of inclusion (into capitalism) vs exclusion (from capitalism). inside of this discourse, the worldwide capitalist process is portrayed as a sphere of financial dynamism and as a resource of developmental possibilities for much less built nations and their populations. improvement coverage may still, for this reason, search to combine the terrible into the worldwide capitalist approach.

The international improvement Crisis demanding situations this manner of considering. via an interrogation of a few of an important political economists of the final centuries Friedrich record, Karl Marx, Leon Trotsky, Joseph Schumpeter, Alexander Gerschenkron, Karl Polanyi and Amarta Sen, Selwyn argues that category family members are the vital reason behind poverty and inequality, inside and among nations. unlike a lot improvement considering, which portrays ‘the terrible’ as reliant upon benign suggestions, this e-book advocates the idea that of labour-centred improvement. the following ‘the negative’ are the worldwide labouring periods, and their very own collective activities and struggles represent the foundation of an alternate type of non-elitist, bottom-up human development.

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Strategic Coupling: East Asian Industrial Transformation in by Henry Wai-chung Yeung PDF

By Henry Wai-chung Yeung

ISBN-10: 1501702556

ISBN-13: 9781501702556

ISBN-10: 1501702564

ISBN-13: 9781501702563

In Strategic Coupling, Henry Wai-chung Yeung examines fiscal improvement and state-firm family in East Asia, focusing particularly on South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore. a result of gigantic adjustments of the final twenty-five years, new causes has to be came upon for the industrial good fortune and commercial transformation within the area. State-assisted startups and incubator organizations in East Asia became significant avid gamers within the manufacture of goods with an international achieve: Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision has assembled greater than 500 million iPhones, for example, and South Korea’s Samsung offers the iPhone’s semiconductor chips and retina displays.

Drawing on large interviews with best executives and senior govt officers, Yeung argues that because the past due Eighties, many East Asian corporations have outgrown their domestic states, and aren't any longer depending on kingdom aid; therefore the developmental country has misplaced a lot of its means to guide and direct industrialization. we can't learn the functionality of nationwide enterprises as a right away final result of nation motion. Yeung demands an intensive protection of the still-dominant view that states are the first engine of commercial transformation. He stresses motion via nationwide businesses and strains a number of international construction networks to include either firm-specific actions and the overseas political economic climate. He identifies units of dynamics in those national-global articulations referred to as strategic coupling: coevolution within the confluence of country, enterprise, and worldwide construction networks, and some of the techniques pursued by way of East Asian companies to achieve aggressive positions within the international marketplace.

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Download e-book for kindle: Ausgewählte Konjunkturtheorien von der Klassik bis zum by Stefan Rodemann

By Stefan Rodemann

ISBN-10: 3640907760

ISBN-13: 9783640907762

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich VWL - Konjunktur und Wachstum, word: 1,3, Leibniz Akademie Hannover - Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie Hannover, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Im Rahmen dieser Abschlussarbeit wird das Phänomen "Konjunktur" definiert und erläutert sowie anhand der Ergebnisse verschiedene Erklärungsansätze, nämlich die Konjunkturtheorien, obvious dargestellt. Darüber hinaus werden die wesentlichen Kritikpunkte aufgezeigt und abschließend gewürdigt. In der Gesamtschau ergibt sich daraus ein weitreichender Überblick über die bisherige Ursachenforschung im Fachbereich der Konjunkturwissenschaften.

Zu den Inhalten gehören im einzelnen ein kurzer historischer Abriss der Entwicklungslinien der Konjunkturtheorie, eine umfassende Definition des Begriffs Konjunktur einschl. des Konjunkturverlaufs und dessen Indikation sowie das Multiplikator-Akzelerator-Modell nach Samuelson bzw. Hicks, die Real-Business-Cycles-Theory, das Modelll nach N. Kaldor aus 1940 und eine edition von Verteilungskampf- bzw. Räuber-Beute-Modellen nach Goodwin.

Ferner wird für jede erläuterte Konjunkturtheorie eine kritische Einzelbetrachtung angeführt.

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Download e-book for kindle: Managing the Macroeconomy: Monetary and Exchange Rate Issues by Ramkishen S. Rajan,Venkataramana (Rama) Yanamandra

By Ramkishen S. Rajan,Venkataramana (Rama) Yanamandra

ISBN-10: 1137534133

ISBN-13: 9781137534132

whereas delivering many growth-enhancing possibilities, India's ever-increasing integration with the realm economic climate has given upward push to a number of recent demanding situations in dealing with the economic climate. This e-book offers an up to date empirical overview of a few of India's the most important coverage demanding situations touching on its financial and exterior area management.

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Download e-book for iPad: Internationale Innovationsdynamik, Spezialisierung und by Andre Jungmittag

By Andre Jungmittag

ISBN-10: 3790817139

ISBN-13: 9783790817133

Die vorliegende Studie untersucht theoretisch und empirisch die Zusammenhänge zwischen der Innovationsdynamik, den technologischen sowie wirtschaftlichen Spezialisierungen und den Wirtschaftswachstums- und Produktivitätsentwicklungen für die EU15-Staaten. Diese drei Aspekte stellt sie bei den empirischen Analysen in den Vordergrund. – basierend auf einer umfassenden Darstellung der relevanten theoretischen Erklärungsansätze.

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Download e-book for iPad: Broadband as a Video Platform: Strategies for Africa (The by Judith O'Neill,Eli M. Noam,Darcy Gerbarg

By Judith O'Neill,Eli M. Noam,Darcy Gerbarg

ISBN-10: 3319036165

ISBN-13: 9783319036168

ISBN-10: 3319378724

ISBN-13: 9783319378725

This quantity positive factors contributions from a convention held in Lusaka, Zambia, to discover the function and clients of broadband in Africa as a video platform—with emphasis at the thoughts and construction blocks for deployment and advancement.

While it could appear that such networks and their purposes aren't a practical state of affairs for constructing nations, it might be short-sighted and economically risky to disregard the rising developments. The speed of creation of next-generation networks in industrialized international locations is fast and the constructing international won't be able to face aside. The hazards of falling at the back of are nice and in any state there'll be parts of commercial and society who desire to forge forward. Policymakers and community architects must be prepared. Media businesses and broadcasters, specifically, needs to be alert to the hot advancements as might be scientific and academic associations. the provision of complicated high-speed company program instruments in a rustic will impact its participation in overseas transactions and its monetary growth.

This quantity positive factors contributions from leaders, policymakers and students, representing a number of views, together with expertise and infrastructure administration, monetary improvement, advertising and marketing, schooling and health. The authors jointly talk about how broadband deployment as a platform with enough pace for video might be inspired by way of public coverage and legislation and the way funding in broadband for this and similar reasons can increase the standard of lifestyles and adventure in Sub Saharan Africa in media and knowledge, whereas being a financeable, commercially sound business.

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Download e-book for kindle: New Perspectives on Retailing and Store Patronage Behavior: by Torben Hansen,Hans Stubbe Solgaard

By Torben Hansen,Hans Stubbe Solgaard

ISBN-10: 1402079540

ISBN-13: 9781402079542

ISBN-10: 147578869X

ISBN-13: 9781475788693

Retailing and client patronage habit represent attention-grabbing study parts in the box of promoting. Retailing contributes to an expanding share of gross nationwide items and employment yet is, even if, additionally confronted with difficulties and possibilities like elevated product complexity, speedily altering client expectancies, and the advent of recent applied sciences. additionally, shoppers are dealing with markets of more and more complexity whilst making judgements on the way to behavior their habit, essentially because of new applied sciences, shorter items lifestyles cycles ordinarily, and better complexity of goods and companies. during this booklet, we current and care for quite a few subject matters on the subject of retailing and patron patronage habit. jointly, those issues contain diversified challenge settings and draw on assorted theories, types and statistical concepts. notwithstanding, it's normal to the entire effects provided within the following chapters (with the exception of bankruptcy II) that they, in overall or partially, relaxation on an enormous survey, which used to be performed via the authors in 1999. Our now retired colleague, Hans Engstrøm participated in getting ready this survey and did an exceptional activity in supplying examine principles. For this, and for plenty of stimulating discussions, we're hugely grateful.

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