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Singapore

John Ure

in Telecommunications Development in Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099029
eISBN:
9789882207486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses Singapore's approach in liberalizing its telecommunication markets. It also examines Singapore's approach in pursuing its objectives of transforming Singapore into an “an ... More


Fatal Decisions:: Washington and London’s Deliberate Mistakes

Leo F. Goodstadt

in Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The major accusation that the officials who were responsible for monetary affairs had to face was that they ignored the already visible indications for such a crisis. In this chapter, four case ... More


China’s consumer revolution

Yanrui Wu

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews research on China’s consumer revolution. It begins with a survey of the literature addressing the general consumption issues. It then discusses more specific topics, including ... More


Regulating Services Trade: Matching Policies to Objectives

Richard H. Snape

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the political economy aspects of the services trade deregulation. It argues that the link between the objectives of policies and policy instruments is not as straightforward as ... More


Mismeasurement of the CPI

Kenn Ariga and Kenji Matsui

in Structural Impediments to Growth in Japan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060217
eISBN:
9780226060231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060231.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter investigates the consumer price index (CPI) to help elucidate the nature of the problems commonly found in many important official economic statistics of Japan. First, it offers an ... More


Food Security

M.H. Qureshi

in Economic Geography: Volume 1: Land, Water, and Agriculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458417
eISBN:
9780199086757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458417.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Food is essential to keep our bodies and souls together. Food provides energy required for keeping us active both physically as well as mentally. The F.A.O. defines it: ‘Food security exists when all ... More


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