Economic thinking is all about making difficult choices. Critical economic
thinking is all about being aware of how you think about economic issues so
that you can make the best decisions possible. All of us engage in economic
thinking whether it is shopping for ourselves, making business decisions that affect
our fellow workers, or deciding on government policies that affect the entire
nation. Of course such decision making is not done solely from an economic
perspective. Shopping decisions are affected by a variety of cultural influences.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Critical Care giúp cho các bạn có thêm kiến thức về ngành y học đề tài: Clinical review: Balancing the therapeutic, safety, and economic issues underlying effective antipseudomonal carbapenem use...
Security has been a human concern since the dawn of time. With the rise of the digital society, information security has rapidly grown to an area of serious study and ongoing research. While much research has focused on the technical aspects of
computer security, far less attention has been given to the management issues of information risk and the economic concerns facing firms and nations.
Foreign direct investment may improve productivity through technology
transfer on the one hand, and it may also have other positive external effects through
corporate linkages (e.g. market access, or improved terms of financing) on the other
hand, thus promoting economic growth. These beneficial effects are not automatic,
though. Until the mid-nineties Hungary had played a leading role within the region
in attracting investments. After 1999, however, the country started accumulating
increasing competitive disadvantages as compared to its competitors.
The Blackwell Companions to Contemporary Economics are reference volumes
accessible to serious students and yet also containing up-to-date material from
recognized experts in their particular fields. These volumes focus on basic
bread-and-butter issues in economics as well as popular contemporary topics
often not covered in textbooks. Coverage avoids the overly technical, is
concise, clear, and comprehensive. Each Companion features an introductory
essay by the editor, extensive bibliographical reference sections, and
This text has been written primarily for the specialist market of second and third year undergraduate and post-graduate students of economics. The clear explanations and basic principles that underpin the text, however, make it readily accessible to non-economists coming to environmental economics from diverse programmes of study.
Natural Resource and Environmental Economics is among the leading textbooks in its field.
The last quarter-century has seen increasing awareness of
the interactions between human societies and the natural
environment in which they thrive and upon which they
depend. This awareness has been heightened by concerns
about resource scarcity, environmental degradation, and
global environmental issues. The combination of increased
awareness of the environment and recognition of the
primitive state of much of the nation’s environmental data has led to a
widespread desire to supplement U.S. national economic accounts to include
natural resources and environmental assets.
DOES THE SENSORY ORDER HAVE A USEFUL ECONOMIC FUTURE? Cognition and psychology have become central issues in economics. While this interest represents a radical change in economic theory, it does have a useful history that we believe is only partially recognized by contemporary economists
If better management (BMP) was adopted in Vietnam there is evidence that the current trends and past environmental degradation can be stopped and even reversed, and shrimp production efficiency can be increased.
Stock Markets, Banks, and Economic Growth Ross Levine; Sara Zervos The American Economic Review, Vol. 88, No. 3. (Jun., 1998), pp. 537-558.
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The ongoing transitions in the Arab world are among the most
dramatic events since t he collapse of communism in Eastern
Europe. But months after the events in Tunisia that began the
Arab Spring in December 2010, it seemed that the bulk of world's
attention remained focused on t he usual mix of global security,
regional politics, and Middle East peace implications of what was
transpiring in the Arab world. Underlying economic problems, by
cont rast, received scant consideration.
Not all issues can be regulated. A marketing or promotion action may be legal but not considered ethical. Marketers must make decisions regarding the appropriateness of their actions. Companies are scrutinized for their ethics Ethics: Moral principles and values Ethics: Moral principles and values that govern the actions of and that govern the actions of and individual or groupindividual or group..
Almost exactly two years ago,1 Vela Velupillai wrote to the Editor of the Journal of
Economic Surveys, Professor Donald George, with a tentative query, in the form of
a proposal for a Special Issue on the broad themes of Complexity, Nonlinearity and
Randomness. Donald George responded quite immediately – on the very next day, in
fact – in characteristically generous and open-minded mode as follows:
Are you curious about how we should deal with issues like climate change, international terrorism, decision-making in democracies, migration, an ageing population, social and health insurance? Do you wonder whether the market can always regulate itself, or whether policy is sometimes required to step in? Don't you dare to ask questions that don’t have straightforward answers? The Public Economics track offers you the possibility to do just that
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.
The Economics of Global Health
Political and economic concerns have often guided global health interventions. As mentioned previously, early efforts to control yellow fever were tied to the completion of the Panama Canal. However, the precise nature of the link between economics and health remains a matter for debate. Some economists and demographers argue that economic development is the key to improving the health status of populations, while others maintain that ill health is the chief barrier to development in poor countries.
Conclusion: Toward a Science of Implementation
Public-health strategies draw largely on quantitative methods—from epidemiology and biostatistics, but also from economics. Clinical practice, including internal medicine, draws on a rapidly expanding knowledge base but remains focused on individual patient care; clinical interventions are rarely population-based. In fact, neither public-health nor clinical approaches alone will prove adequate in addressing the problems of global health.
Disability is an important issue for the transition countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Not only is a significant portion of their population either in poor health or disabled-with implications for labor force participation and productivity-but their aging demographics project an increase in the share of disabled people, raising concerns about the sustainability of social protection programs.
As I am finishing this book, Science magazine is running a special issue about the
sequencing of the macaque genome. It turns out that macaques share about 93 percent
of their genes with us, humans. Previously it has been already reported that
chimpanzees share about 96 percent of their genes with us. Yes, the macaque is our
common ancestor, and it might be expected that, together with the chimps, we continued
with our natural selection some 23 million years ago until, some 6 million
years ago, we departed from the chimps to continue our further search for better