Natural Resources and Economic Development explores a key para-
dox: why is natural resource exploitation not yielding greater benefits
to the poor economies of Africa, Asia and Latin America?
Part One examines this paradox both through a historical review of
resource use and development and through examining current theories
that explain the under-performance of today’s resource-abundant
economies, and proposes a frontier expansion hypothesis as an alter-
Objectives of the research: To clarify the scientific basis (both theoretical and practical basis) of proposed solutions to develop city logistics system within Hanoi in relation to the promotion of a stable and long-term economic development.
Purpose of study: To provide scientific foundation for planning and adjusting strategies, plans and policies of Lai Chau Province’s socio-economic development; To contribute to defining new and modern development methods for Lai Chau Province, which is basing on HRQ and technology with the orientation of sustainable development.
Research objectives: To investigate basic methodology for mainstreaming CC issues into socio-economic development masterplan by applying SEA; and apply mainstreaming of CC issues into socio-economic development masterplan of Thua Thien –Hue province through SEA.
Research objcetive: Clarify the objective requirements of thai binh provincial party committee’s leadership in agricultural economic development from 2001 to 2010. Analyze, interpret to clarify the policy and direction of Thai Binh provincial party committee in agricultural economic development from 2001 to 2010.
This study seeks to analyse FDI inflows into Laos and to investigate their impact on the economic development of Laos. The desired outcome of this research aims at confirming the linkage between FDI inflows in Laos and the economic development indicators including GNI per capita, financial capital, level of technology, human capital, energy and natural resources, transportation and communication.
Research objectives: On the basis of the systematizing theoretical and practical issues in humanresources for industrialization and modernization associated with the development of the knowledge - based economy, the thesis analyses, assesses the situation of human resources for industry of modernization associated with the development of the knowledge - based economy in the Province of Thua Thien - Hue.
Since other public investments can provide greater short-term employment and business
activity per dollar spent, transportation projects would not be selected if economic
stimulation were the only objective. Transportation investments justified if they also
increase future economic productivity by reducing business transportation costs, such as
traffic congestion and energy consumption, or achieve other objectives such as improved
mobility for non-drivers.
The objective of the thesis is to analyze the current status of the assessment of Vietnam on the socio-economic development plan. Then, to propose some proposals to innovate and complete the socia-economic development plan assessment towards approaching based on the results.
Research objectives: Local state budgets: The concepts and establishment of local state budgets; the development investment from local state budgets: The organic relationship between the development investment from local state budget and development investment in the area in general as well as examined the relation between the development investment from local state budget and the socio-economic development of a province.
Traditional Supply Chain Management (SCM) aims at movement of goods and services from one end of
this chain to the other through different stages so as to improve the efficiency, productivity and profitability
of the entire process. As SCM spans across the economic functions of the entire value chain of
a product or service, it is vital for a company to join in, form, or coordinate its business related supply
chains, forming various kinds of business relationships.
This book contains the papers presented at the International Conference on the
Management of Natural Resources, Sustainable Development and Ecological
Hazards, which was held in Patagonia, Argentina. The Conference name was
shortened to ‘The Ravage of the Planet’ to emphasize the urgency of the problems
The state of our planet continues to deteriorate at an alarming rate. We have
arrived at a situation where we need to determine urgent solutions before we reach
a point of irreversible damage....
Official Development Assistance (ODA) plays an important role in Vietnam’s socio- economic development. Amongst all of Vietnam’s ODA donors, Japan has been the largest bilateral one for the last two decades. This report mentions the following: Overview of ODA and Japan’s ODA to Vietnam; Analysis of the impact of Japan’s ODA on Vietnam’s socio-economic development; Recommendations to attract and increase the effectiveness of Japan’s ODA in Vietnam.
The Asian Development Review is the professional journal of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) that aims to disseminate the results of economic and development research carried out by ADB staff and external scholars. The Review seeks high-quality papers with relevance to policy issues and operational matters done in an empirically-rigorous way. Articles are intended for readership among economists and social scientists in government, private sector, academia, and international organizations.
Ecotourism is a concept and a fast growing segment of the tourism industry worldwide. It plays an increasingly important role in the socio‐economic development of many districts and provinces in Vietnam. Therefore, it needs to be well planned and managed with the aid of spatial information technologies such as Remote Sensing (RS), Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS).
From the historical perspective, the two central problems facing most of the developing countries are: Who should bear the burden of the costs of development? and How should these costs be shared between those in the urban and rural sectors? The inevitable conflicts between the two have, in fact, been a long standing theme, reflected in the debates, in Britain over the Corn Laws, in the United States over industrial tariffs, and in Russia over the size of the "scissors." The book provides for the first time a unifying framework within which these questions can be systematically approached.
This briefing paper was commissioned by Ericsson (global provider of
telecommunications equipment and related services) and Zain (mobile operator
active in seven Middle Eastern and fifteen sub-Saharan African countries) in order
to describe the social and economic impact that mobile communication is having in
Sudan. The paper aims to give a concise overview of the key economic and social
effects of mobile telephony in Sudan and the social and economic development case
for continued investment in telecommunications infrastructure by foreign companies.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN GREENLAND: A TIME SERIES ANALYSIS OF DEPENDENCY GROWTH , AND INSTABILITY Column A presents the coefficient from a regression of school average
scores on an index of student quality, pooling all metropolitan schools in the NELS sample
and including a fixed effect for each MSA.50 As in the SAT data, peer effects and
effectiveness sorting are together substantial, inflating the school-level background index
coefficient by 90 percent relative to the coefficient of a within-school regression of
individual scores on own characteristics....
Migration and Economic Development: The Case of the Mouride Brotherhood From Senegal to the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area, 1990-2000 Effectiveness sorting should be observable as a magnification of the causal peer
effect, as it creates a positive correlation between the peer group and an omitted variable
school effectivenessin regression models for student outcomes.