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Skills and Changing Comparative Advantage

Edward N. Wolff

in Does Education Really Help?: Skill, Work, and Inequality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189964
eISBN:
9780199850792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189964.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter considers the relationship between the changing skill base of the US labor force and the country's shifting comparative advantage in the international arena. It focuses on the skills of ... More


South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Young-Iob Chung

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines South Korea's robust economic development and rapid capital formation, which has transformed the country from an agrarian/semi-industrial economy facing seemingly insurmountable ... More


Private Investment in Human Capital and Industrial Development: The Case of the Indian Software Industry *

Ashish Arora and Surendrakumar Bagde

in Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073970
eISBN:
9780199081615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073970.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explores the role of human capital in the regional location of the software industry, focusing on private investment in the software exports industry of India during 1990–2003. The data ... More


New Spaces of Gender Violence: Economic Transition and Trade Liberalization

Jacqui True

in The Political Economy of Violence against Women

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755929
eISBN:
9780199979516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755929.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 explores how the growth of trade has facilitated the globalization of export-oriented, labor-intensive industries. The destabilization of social and economic life by macroeconomic policies ... More


The Growth of Korean Cultural Industries and the Korean Wave

Doobo Shim

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the rise of the “Korean Wave” in the new millennium in terms of governmental and corporate support. It also empirically investigates the government support, investments of ... More


Industrialization and Women’s Subordination: A Reappraisal

Ruth Pearson

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In Third World countries, the involvement of females in the workforce plays no small part in the development of export manufacturing industries. Although there have already been earlier analyses ... More


Venezuela's Petro-Diplomacy: Hugo Chavez's Foreign Policy

Ralph S. Clem (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035307
eISBN:
9780813038292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035307.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Since coming to power in 1999, President Hugo Chavez has used the windfall of high oil prices to remake Venezuela internally along the model of twenty-first-century socialism and, even more ... More


Industrialisation

T. M. Devine

in The Transformation of Scotland: The Economy since 1700

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614325
eISBN:
9780748653348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614325.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter analyses the process of industrialisation in Scotland. It asks why there were unprecedented increases in rates of output in, first, textiles, then iron and steel, heavy engineering, and ... More


Globalisation, Imperialism and the Labour Standards Debate1

Robert O'Brien (ed.)

in Labour and Globalisation: Results and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238171
eISBN:
9781846313431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238171.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the international labour standards debate in the context of globalisation and imperialism. It discusses the implications of the North–South divide for how international trade ... More


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