Controlling International Technology Transfer: Issues, by Sagafi,Tagi Sagafi-Nejad,Richard W. Moxon,Howard V.

By Sagafi,Tagi Sagafi-Nejad,Richard W. Moxon,Howard V. Perlmutter

Controlling overseas expertise move: concerns, views, and coverage Implications discusses issues that obstacle expertise move regulate. The booklet assesses similar matters and views, in addition to examines substitute coverage imperatives from diverse views.
The textual content is constituted of 15 chapters, that are prepared into 3 components. the 1st half comprises Chapters 1 to eight that take on the underlying problems with expertise move regulate, reminiscent of replacement channel and modes, the effect of latest keep an eye on structures, pricing, taxation, and enterprise practices. the second one half comprises Chapters nine to fourteen, which disguise subject matters relating coverage views and implication, akin to keep watch over incentives, expertise importing/exporting, and keep an eye on platforms. The final half includes bankruptcy 15, which gives a remaining dialogue relating to actors, concerns, and possible choices.
This booklet could be of significant curiosity to readers who're curious about the expertise move systems.

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FDI from Emerging Economies: The case Mahindra Forgings by Katharina Osterholt

By Katharina Osterholt

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2011 within the topic company economics - fiscal coverage, grade: A bzw. 1.0, BI Norwegian company institution, direction: The Political financial system of legislation, language: English, summary: FDI from rising economies has develop into progressively more very important within the fresh years, it elevated from $149 billion in 1990 to as much as $1274 billion in 2005. As conventional FDI theories are extra focussing on downhill- investments, particularly investments from constructed international locations to constructing ones, the uphill funding standpoint turns into extra interesting.

This time period paper appears to be like into Indian FDI invested into the european, to exemplify this the paper makes use of the case research of the Indian corporation Mahindra and Mahindra buying the German corporation Schöneweiss in 2007.
It seeks to reply to the query why an Indian corporation like Mahindra and Mahindra is making an investment into Europe, looking for particular purposes for it via analysing empirical information. it's not basically taken the point of view by way of Mahindra during this time period paper but additionally the viewpoint through Schöneweiss, asking that have been their purposes to comply with the acquisition.

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A Corda do Enforcado (Portuguese Edition) by Nuno Rogeiro

By Nuno Rogeiro

O livro procura, primeiro, indagar os pilares americanos e europeus da crise financeira de 2007 e das crises subsequentes, ditas de dívida soberana, incluindo o elemento sempre presente das teorias da conspiração sobre a turbação contínua. Depois, debruça-se o escrito sobre o caso português. Salienta alguns traços relevantes, desde o fim do segundo governo de Sócrates às correntes experiências, em torno da adequação aos memorandos de entendimento com a missão internacional de assistência, vulgo troika, e passa em revista domínios que parecem relevantes.

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Wellbeing and Quality of Life Assessment: A practical guide by Sarah C. White,Asha Abeyasekera

By Sarah C. White,Asha Abeyasekera

Human improvement may well surround social, cultural and religious aspects in addition to fiscal development, and improvement businesses are starting to realize this truth. yet development into programming a much broader realizing of improvement throws up a couple of questions: how do our agencies outline wellness and caliber of lifestyles? What do goal groups within the worldwide north or south suggest through a top quality of lifestyles? How do we degree swap in health, and characteristic it to our programming? well being and caliber of lifestyles overview is a pragmatic source for individuals operating in social or improvement coverage and perform who're pondering integrating wellness or caliber of lifestyles of their paintings in either the worldwide North and South.The major physique of the ebook provides various instruments which were constructed and utilized in social and improvement coverage and perform and descriptions the muse in the back of their procedure, the way it works, what has been learnt via it, and matters and dilemmas that remain.
‘Wellbeing and caliber of lifestyles evaluate offers compelling functional advice on how people-centred improvement can advertise health and an research of why it's going to. improvement practitioners, policy-makers, students, and others drawn to foreign improvement in perform may still learn this.’
Ben Cislaghi, Director of analysis, tracking and overview, Tostan International.

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Why Ireland Starved: A Quantitative and Analytical History by Joel Mokyr

By Joel Mokyr

Technical adjustments within the first 1/2 the 19th century ended in extraordinary financial development and capital formation all through Western Europe; and but eire hardly ever participated during this strategy in any respect. whereas the Northern Atlantic financial system prospered, the nice Irish Famine of 1845–50 killed one million and a part humans and prompted millions to escape the rustic. Why the Irish economic system did not develop, and ‘why eire starved’ continues to be an unresolved riddle of monetary history.


Professor Mokyr keeps that the ‘Hungry Forties’ have been as a result of the general underdevelopment of the financial system through the many years which preceded the famine. In Why eire Starved he checks a variety of hypotheses which were recommend to account for this backwardness. He dismisses frequent arguments that Irish poverty may be defined when it comes to over-population, an evil land procedure or malicious exploitation via the British. as a substitute, he argues that the reasons must be sought within the low productiveness of work and the inadequate formation of actual capital – result of the ordinary political and social constitution of eire, non-stop conflicts among landlords and tenants, and the pressure of Irish monetary institutions.


Mokyr’s method is rigorous and quantitative, within the culture of the hot fiscal heritage. It units out to check hypotheses in regards to the causal connections among financial and non-economic phenomena. Irish background is frequently seriously colored by way of political convictions: of Dutch-Jewish foundation, informed in Israel and dealing within the usa. Mokyr brings to this arguable box not just extensive examine event but additionally impartiality and clinical objectivity.


The publication is essentially geared toward numerate fiscal historians, ancient demographers, economists focusing on agricultural economics and fiscal improvement and experts in Irish and British nineteenth-century historical past. The textual content is, still, freed from technical jargon, with the extra advanced fabric relegated to appendixes. Mokyr’s line of reasoning is obvious and has been easily obtainable and beneficial to readers with out graduate education in financial thought and econometrics considering the fact that ists first ebook in 1983.

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The New Humanitarians in International Practice: Emerging by Zeynep Sezgin,Dennis Dijkzeul

By Zeynep Sezgin,Dennis Dijkzeul

As humanitarian wishes keep growing speedily, humanitarian motion has develop into extra contested, with new actors getting into the sphere to deal with unmet wishes, but additionally demanding long-held ideas and precepts.


This quantity presents distinct empirical comparisons among rising and conventional humanitarian actors. It sheds mild on why and the way the rising actors interact in humanitarian crises and the way their actions are conducted and perceived of their transnational organizational setting. It develops and applies a conceptual framework that fosters study on humanitarian actors and the humanitarian rules. specifically, it at the same time refers to theories of organizational sociology and diplomacy to spot either the structural and the situational elements that impact the motivations, goals and actions of those actors, and their various degrees of dedication to the normal humanitarian rules. It hence elucidates the function of the humanitarian ideas in selling coherence and coordination within the crowded and numerous global of humanitarian motion, and discusses even if replacement ideas and parallel humanitarian structures are within the making.


This quantity may be of serious curiosity to postgraduate scholars and students in humanitarian reports, globalization and transnationalism examine, organizational sociology, diplomacy, improvement experiences, and migration and diaspora experiences, in addition to coverage makers and practitioners engaged in humanitarian motion, improvement cooperation and migration issues.

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The Economics of Self-Destructive Choices (Advances in by Shinsuke Ikeda

By Shinsuke Ikeda

Based on contemporary advances in economics, specially these in behavioral economics, this publication elucidates theoretically and empirically the mechanism of time-inconsistent choice making that results in quite a few varieties of self-destructive habit. the subjects comprise over-eating and weight problems, over-spending, over-borrowing, under-saving, procrastination, smoking, playing, over-drinking, and different intemperate behaviors, all of which relate to critical social difficulties in complex countries.

In this e-book, the writer makes an attempt to build a bridge among the elemental idea of time discounting, specially as of hyperbolic discounting, and empirically saw “irrational (non-classical)” habit within the a variety of contexts simply pointed out. The empirical validity of the idea is mentioned utilizing exact micro facts in addition to public macro info. The booklet proposes prescriptions for person determination makers, no matter if refined or naïve, to make higher offerings in self-discipline difficulties, and likewise presents coverage makers with worthwhile recommendation for influencing people’s choice making within the correct instructions.

This paintings is suggested not just to basic readers who search to profit tips to reach higher self-regulation less than strength of mind difficulties. It additionally is helping researchers who search an summary of optimistic and normative implications of hyperbolic discounting, and thereby reconstruct financial conception for a greater knowing of tangible human habit and the ensuing fiscal dynamics

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