Development & Growth
epub |eng | | Author:Michael E. Porter

Switching Costs Substitution always involves some costs of switching to the substitute for the buyer, which are weighed against RVP. The higher the switching cost relatively, the more difficult substitution ...
( Category: Theory April 14,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-11-13 | Author:Richard Baldwin [Richard Baldwin]

Globalization: Less Controllable The pace of globalization has become much less controllable due to the nature of its driving forces: advanced information technology and better telecommunications. The crux of the ...
( Category: Income Inequality March 22,2017 )
epub, mobi, azw3 |eng | 2016-01-12 | Author:Robert J. Gordon [Gordon, Robert J.]

Figure 11–9. U. S. Commerical Airline Passenger Fatalities Per 100 Billion Passenger-Miles, Seven Year Moving Average, 1940–2013. Sources: HSUS Df1120, Df1133, Df 1231, Df1236 before 1997, MIT Airline Data Project ...
( Category: Economic History February 26,2017 )
epub |eng | 2009-03-17 | Author:Moyo, Dambisa [Moyo, Dambisa]

Can Dongo tap the markets? The capital markets are open, and open for Africa. Any assertions that these countries cannot tap the international capital markets are simply wrong. Developed countries ...
( Category: Economic Policy February 24,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-01-19 | Author:Richard C. Blum

Lucid in Crisis Political commentators have observed over the years, beginning with the assassinations, how calm and purposeful Dianne is during times of public crisis. “I needed that ability when ...
( Category: Development & Growth January 20,2017 )
epub |eng | 2014-12-07 | Author:Jeffrey Ashe

Voluntary Replication The technical unit and partner NGOs engaged in their own backward dance, gradually expanding the role of the animator from “trainer of groups” to “trainer of trainers.” In ...
( Category: Globalization December 8,2016 )
epub |eng | 2009-09-20 | Author:Daryl Collins & Jonathan Morduch & Stuart Rutherford & Orlanda Ruthven

Chapter Five THE PRICE OF MONEY IN THE SPRING of 2007, the Mexican microfinance bank Banco Compartamos completed a highly successful public offering of its stock. Inspired by Grameen Bank, ...
( Category: Poverty September 21,2016 )
epub |eng | 2011-02-18 | Author:Ran Spiegler [Spiegler, Ran]

8 Coarse Reasoning The sampling-based procedure studied in Chapters 6 and 7 captured the idea that when consumers face a complex market object, they use a simplifying heuristic: examine a ...
( Category: Microeconomics July 8,2016 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Cuadros, Alex; [Cuadros, Alex;]

CHAPTER 8 THE PROFIT MOTIVE A NEW RICHEST MAN, MERITOCRACY, AND THE VALUE OF MONEY “Money in and of itself isn’t what fascinates me.” —JORGE PAULO LEMANN ($20 BILLION) “Jorge ...
( Category: Globalization June 28,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-06-12 | Author:Christian Felber

• how to incorporate many interests into one rule; • how decisions are made that are as acceptable as possible for everyone; • that appreciative encounters with others who have ...
( Category: Development & Growth June 13,2016 )
epub |eng | 2005-02-01 | Author:Fishman, Ted [Fishman, Ted]

*Not long ago, the Illinois River was so polluted in parts that no fish could swim its length and survive. Today it is mostly clean and a favorite for anglers, ...
( Category: Asian May 23,2016 )
epub |eng | 2002-08-02 | Author:William R. Easterly [Easterly, William R.]

Intermezzo: War and Memory Jade is a young woman who grew up in Nae-Chon, a village of 240 people fifty miles southeast of Seoul, Korea. Jade was born in 1958, ...
( Category: Development & Growth May 2,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Roger Thurow [Thurow, Roger]

FRANCIS WANJALA MAMATI was lost amid the towering maize stalks on his shamba. “Over here,” he shouted to his wife, Mary, who was coming to join him for a day ...
( Category: Kenya April 26,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-02-15 | Author:Antoine van Agtmael

Optomed’s Smartscope retinal imaging device. Credit Optomed In addition to personal qualities—an ability to think differently, optimism, and persistence—the entrepreneur needs government assistance, marketing partners, and, very important, money. Kopsala ...
( Category: Development & Growth April 17,2016 )
epub |eng | 2012-07-31 | Author:Davidson, James Dale [Davidson, James Dale]

Chapter 7 “Rome” Falls, Again Economic Closure and Financial Repression as the United States Faces Bankruptcy The menacing specter of state bankruptcy drew ever nearer. The old remedy was prescribed: ...
( Category: Development & Growth April 11,2016 )