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作者 Caldeira, Tiago N
書名 Economics of Developing Countries
出版項 Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2008
©2009
國際標準書號 9781617619175 (electronic bk.)
9781604569247
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說明 1 online resource (473 pages)
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附註 Intro -- ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES -- ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- SHORT COMMUNICATION -- STRUCTURAL VAR APPROACH TO THE SOURCES OF EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRIES -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Data -- 3. Empirical Analysis -- 4. Empirical Results -- 5. Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- RESEARCH AND REVIEW STUDIES -- WTO AGRICULTURE NEGOTIATIONS AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: AN OVERVIEW -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The DOHA Round and Agricultural Negotiations -- 2.1. The Role of Developing Countries in Agricultural Negotiations -- 2.2. Special and Differential Treatment for DCs -- 2.3. Main Issues of Agricultural Negotiations Affecting the Doha Round Deadlock -- 3. Winners and Losers in the DOHA Round -- 4. Factors Influencing the Trade-Poverty Nexus -- 4.1. Household Behavior -- 4.2. Factor Markets -- 4.3. The Role of Government -- 5. The Problem of Preference Erosion for Developing Count -- 5.1. Theoretical Aspects of Preferential Regimes and Preference Erosion -- 5.2. The Real Utilization of Preferential Regimes -- 5.3. Dealing with Preference Erosion: Potential Policy Responses -- 6. Conclusion -- References -- VOLATILITY OF SHORT-TERM CAPITAL FLOWS AND SOCIO-POLITICAL INSTABILITY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: A REVIEW -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Economics of Socio-Political Risk -- 2.1. Political Risk, International Capital Flows, Investment and Growth -- 2.2. International Capital Flows, Macroeconomic Volatility and Growth -- 3. Capital Flows and Socio-political Risk: The Endogeneity Problem -- 3.1. The Hypothesis -- 3.2. Data Sources and Measurement Issues -- 4. Empirical Results -- 4.1. A Granger Causality Analysis -- 4.2. Impulse Response Analysis -- 5. Conclusion -- References
ADMINISTRATIVE QUALITY, STRUCTURAL REFORMS, AND CAPITAL ACCUMULATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. How to Measure Structural Reforms and the Role of Structural Reforms on Capital Accumulation -- 3. The Role of Administrative Quality on Capital Accumulation and Structural Reforms -- 4. Other Factors Affecting Capital Accumulation and Structural Reforms -- 4.1. Neo-Classical Accelerator Model -- 4.2. Human Capital -- 4.3. Legal Origin -- 5. The Econometric Model -- 5.1. The Model Tested -- 5.2. Estimation Results -- 5.2.1. Empirical Results on Gross Fixed Capital Formation (Investment) Equation -- 5.2.2. Empirical Results on Structural Reform Equation -- 6. Conclusion -- 7. Appendices -- References -- CAPITAL ACCUMULATION IN LESS DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: DOES STOCK MARKET MATTER? -- Abstract -- I. Introduction -- II. Relationship between Stock Market Developments and Capital Accumulation -- A. Panel Data Analysis -- B. Time Series Analysis -- III. Conclusion -- Appendix -- References -- DETERMINANTS OF CHILD HEALTH IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: THE EXPERIENCE OF CHINA AND VIETNAM -- Abstract -- Section I. Income and Non-income Determinants of Child Malnutrition and Mortality in Developing Countries -- 1. Introduction: Factors Affecting Child Malnutrition and Mortality -- 2. Methodology -- 3. Results -- 3.1. Basic Relationships between the Level of Economic Development and Social Outcomes Indicators -- 3.2. GDP per capita and Primary Income Distribution: Income Factors -- 3.3. Non-income Factors -- 3.4. Income and Non-income Factors -- 3.5. Regional Fixed Effects -- 3.6. Models in Growth Rates (1990-2004) -- Section II. Child Health in China and Vietnam -- 4. Poverty, Malnutrition, and Child Mortality in China and Vietnam -- 5. Economic and Social Determinants of Child Mortality: An Econometric Analysis
6. Asian Market Socialism: Strategic Control of the Surplus, Fast Growth, and Rapid Decrease of Poverty -- 7. Relative Underdevelopment of Social Services under Market Socialism -- 8. Conclusions -- References -- ADHERING TO THE PRINCIPLES OF KNOWLEDGE: THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN -- Abstract -- Introduction -- 1. Knowledge Economics -- 1.1. Knowledge What is it. -- 1.2. Knowledge of the Material -- 1.3. What is a Commodity? -- 1.4. Knowledge as a Commodity -- 1.5. Knowledge Economics -- 2. Being Less Developed -- 3. Point X and Point U -- 3.1. Systems Potential -- 3.1.1. ƒ(∑Yit-1 - Yt-1)Ci = X6 -- 3.1.2. X2, the Conversion Rate -- 3.1.3. X1, Economic Freedom -- 3.1.4. X3, Academic Freedom -- 3.1.5. X4, Research Private and Government -- 3.1.6. X5, Literacy Rate -- 3.2. The Systems Potential -- 4. Knowledge management Tips -- 4.1. Crucial Past Mistakes -- 4.2. Managing Knowledge -- 5. Conclusion -- Reference -- ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCES AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES -- Abstract -- Introduction -- A. The Stages of Economic Growth -- a. Convergence Theories -- i. Developed Club -- b. Volatility -- B. Review of the Growth and Development Literature -- I. Beginning Conditions and Natural Resources -- a. Natural Resources -- II. Globalisation -- i. Globalisation and Production System -- ii. Globalisation and Free Foreign Trade -- iii. Globalisation and Capital Movements -- III. Structural Transformation, Industrialisation and Technology -- IV. Real Wage Effect and Labor Productivity -- V. Investment in Human Capital -- VI. Population -- VII. Democracy, Political Stability and Instability -- a. Political Stability and Instability -- b. Political Instability and Terror -- c. Political Instability, Property Rights, Goverment Expenditures, Debts, and Tax Structure -- d. Political Instability and Unregistered Economy
e. Globalisation, Nation State and Political Instabilities -- f) The Role of Religious Terror Organisations in Underdevelopment and High Political Instabilities in Islamic Countries -- g. Religion -- h. Ethnic Heterogeneity -- i. Security, Civil War and War -- j. Political Violence, Predation of Opposition -- Conclusion -- References -- BALANCE SHEET EFFECT OF CURRENCY CRISIS: EVIDENCE FROM INDONESIA -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Financial Liberalization and Crisis -- 2.1. Experience of Indonesia -- 2.2. Transmission Problem -- 3. Balance Sheet Approach -- 3.1. Macro Fluctuation -- 3.2. Micro Foundation -- 4. Conclusion -- 5. References -- JUMP DOWN, TURN AROUND, PICK A BALE OF...POVERTY? U.S. COTTON POLICY AND HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN CÔTE D'IVOIRE -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Cotton Farming in the U.S. and Côte d'Ivoire -- 3. A Simple Theoretical Framework -- 4. Data and Results -- 5. Conclusions and Policy Implications -- Appendix -- References -- THE ECONOMICS OF UPGRADING TO INNOVATIVE TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV/AIDS -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. General Economic Analysis -- 3. Optimal Investment Delays -- 4. Risk Management -- 5. Health Derivatives -- 5.1. Structured Product -- 5.2. Arrow Securities -- 6. Conclusion -- References -- INNOVATIONS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN THE FAST CHANGING GLOBAL ECONOMY: COMPARATIVE EXPERIENCE OF THE ASIAN COUNTRIES -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Structural Transformation in Asia -- 3. Capability Building for Innovations in Asia -- 4. Public Policy Support for Innovations across Asian Countries -- 5. Open National Innovation System and Policy Agenda for National and International Public Agencies -- 6. Conclusion -- References -- ONTHEROLEOFCOMMUNICATIONSNETWORKSINREGIONALECONOMICDEVELOPMENT -- Abstract -- 1.Introduction -- 2.TheModel
3.IntroducingtheCommunicationsNetwor -- 4.InterregionalTradeinBusinessServicesandInternationalTradeinGoods -- 5.Discussion -- 6.ConcludingRemarks -- References -- COMPETITION FOR FDI AND THE DEMAND FOR INFORMATION - ARE SIGNALLING STRATEGIES USEFUL TOOLS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES? -- Abstract -- 1. Tendencies towards Globalisation and Demand for Information -- 2. Settlement Decisions and Heterogeneous Quality of Locations- The Problem of Quality Unawareness -- 3. Quality Signals and Revelation Strategies of Industrial Locations - a Model Based Inquiry -- 3.1. Basic Assumptions -- 3.2. Quality Signal I: Introductory Offers -- 3.3. Quality Signal II: Expenses for Advertisement -- 3.4. Quality Signal III: 'Lighthouse Policy' -- 4. A Comparison of Signalling Strategies -- 5. Concluding Remarks -- References -- 'SWING TO THE LEFT' AND ITS IMPACT ON INVESTMENT DECISIONS IN LATIN AMERICA THE EXAMPLE OF THE ENERGY SECTOR IN BOLIVIA AND THE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE MARKET IN BRAZIL -- Abstract -- Introduction -- The Case of Bolivia -- Rich in Resources but Poor Nevertheless -- Resource Curse Theory -- Natural Gas Boom and Conflict Potential in Bolivia -- "Guerra del Gas" -- Nationalisation of Oil and Gas Deposits -- Investor Reaction: To Stay or to Go? -- Bolivia's Position vis-à-vis Foreign Investors -- New Conflict Potential and Ways out of the Crisis -- The Case of Brazil -- From Left-Swing Forecasts to a Contender for Investment Grade -- Rumours and Moods Spread by Global Buzz -- Economic Upturn versus Corruption and Crime -- Investor Reaction -- Conclusion -- References -- WINNERSANDLOSERSPOSTDEMOCRATICREFORMINNIGERIA:ALOOKATECONOMICANDLABORMARKETOUTCOMES -- Abstract -- 1.Introduction -- RelatedLiterature -- 2.NigeriapreandpostDemocracy -- 3.DataandDescriptiveEvidence -- 3.1.ALittleabouttheData -- 3.2.EvidenceofGeneralWelfareImprovementsPostDemocracy
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鏈接 Print version: Caldeira, Tiago N. Economics of Developing Countries Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated,c2008 9781604569247
主題 Economic development -- Developing countries.;Developing countries -- Economic conditions.;Developing countries -- Economic policy
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