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  • The Relationship Between Public Capital and Economic Activity

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    1 INFRASTRUCTURE: In the Aschauer’s (1989a, 1989b) original work, a Cobb-Douglas production function was estimated with stocks of various infrastructure as capital and labour as the other input. He established that military capital had insignificant association with productivity. Nevertheless, the ‘core’ infrastructure such as streets, highways, airports, mass transit, sewers, water systems, etc., had the majority explanatory power for productivity. The relationship between public capital and

  • Marketing placement

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    in the China town of each city in Nederland. As I mentioned before, the main target group of CAS is Chinese people and these convenient locations attract a lot of potential customers going to the offices to buy tickets. In fact, there is a lot of Asian working in the China town and most of them are really busy with their work in the daytime so they maybe don’t have spare time to use internet to buy tickets. CAS offices offer them special comfortable and warm feeling and thus, it make them would like

  • The Causes and Consequences of the Russian Crisis of 1998

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    The causes and consequences of the Russian crisis of 1998 The period 1995 to mid-1997 was boom time for Russia’s financial markets. The value of the Russian bonds and stocks soared, with the participation of foreigners in these asset markets increasing rapidly. International investors’ optimism about the country’s future was lifted by stabilization policy that followed the advice of Western institutions. Russian crisis of 1998 were caused due to a number of factors, the investor risk aversion

  • Electronics: Semiconductor Industry

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    the mid twentieth century, this industry was born. Since semiconductors started to be used in rapidly growing electronic industry, their production doubled almost every single year. From the USA, this industry quickly spread on Japan and some other Asian, as well as European countries. By the time, semiconductors became smaller and smaller and more powerful in order to meet growing demand for superior chips, used in wide range of electronic devices. Number of transistor on chips approximately doubled

  • Economy Inc.

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    said. 'Foreigne... ... middle of paper ... is up to $9 billion on the Bank's own account that World Bank loans to Indonesia were wasted by corruption and that World Bank staff knew about. Corruption plagued his regime but the 1997 Asian currency crisis ended his reign, plummeting Indonesia into recession, that left Indonesia in the slump it is in today. Inescapably America and other western countries support the exploitation of workers and corporate greed. In 2010 the annual median wage (value

  • My American Dream

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    At first, my very first experience in the United States is so bored, depressed, and hopeless. It was a new journey for me, I learn a language that I had never learned before, I get bullied just because I am the only one Asian who do not speak English. However, my life has become better when I realized that the “American Dream” is possible. Well, for me, the term “American Dream” is fitting for the one who attends at school, who has confidence and hard work. It might be


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    December 2004, world has been shocked with the remarkable earthquake and tsunami which claimed the lives of many people and lead to destruction. The disaster has caused a huge impact affecting millions of people around the Indian Ocean. Therefore, this crisis has been classified as among the worst human tragedy. Earthquake off the west coast of Northern Sumatra led to a movement along a 1,200km section of the sea floor. This has generated a series of tsunamis that killed people in 14 countries around the

  • Economic Growth in Ireland from Social Partnerships

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    Connolly (2007) states that: For nearly 20 years the Irish State has engaged in a process if social concentration that has produced tri-annual agreements between the social partners and the government. Beginning in 1987 as a response to economic crisis, Irish ‘social partnership’ has received international attention because it has been closely associated with the spectacular success of the Irish economy. The economic success of Ireland’s development model, had, by the end of the 1990s, produced

  • homeless children in michigan

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    homeless people in Michigan. According to the National Coalition for the Homeless the population is estimated to be: Forty-two percent African American, Thirty-nine percent White, thirteen percent Hispanic, four percent Native American and two percent Asian. Fifty percent of the homeless people include adult and children families. More than half of Michigan’s total homeless population is children. The average age of homeless child is 7.6 years old. Federal law defines homeless children as children who

  • Bhopal Ethical Issues

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    1. Introduction: In the morning of December 3, 1984 a tragic event occurred in the city of Bhopal, the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It has been known as the world's worst industrial disaster. A Union Carbide India, Limited (UCIL)'s plant released 40 tonnes of methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas which instantly killed over 3,000 people and carrying on causing the death of more than 20,000. This tragic event involved not only the technical, safety issues at the time, but also ethical issues on the responsibility