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Eastern Institutions and the English Trade

Emily Erikson

in Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159065
eISBN:
9781400850334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159065.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents systematic evidence that decentralized, commercially sophisticated ports were preferred by the English Company. The data on Company trading voyages show that they spent more ... More


Economic Growth and Happiness

John Knight

in China's Remarkable Economic Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698691
eISBN:
9780191739118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698691.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Financial Economics

This chapter examines whether economic growth raise happiness in China. In all three data sets — the rural, the urban, and the migrant — current income has a positive and significant effect on ... More


Different Quality Paradigms and their Implications for Organizational Learning

Robert E. Cole

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on organizational learning. The chapter stresses that the importance the organization itself may be said to learn is by identifying the best operational practices, standardizing ... More


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