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Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy

Annette Miae Kim

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369397
eISBN:
9780199871032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369397.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Why have some countries been able to escape the usual dead end of international development efforts and build explosively growing capitalist economies? Based on years of fieldwork, this book provides ... More


To Become an Entrepreneur in Ho Chi Minh City

Annette Miae Kim

in Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369397
eISBN:
9780199871032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369397.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter outlines how the Vietnamese state has structured a challenging investment environment for private firms with its control of land ownership, land use planning, and investment approval. ... More


Public Policy toward Social Overhead Capital: The Capitalization Externality

David A. Starrett

in The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240708
eISBN:
9780191718106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240708.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When land is developed, one of the benefits is captured in the value of land. The chapter argues that while capitalization is a real benefit in some circumstances, it cannot be attributed to private ... More


Who Succeeds as an Entrepreneur in Ho Chi Minh City

Annette Miae Kim

in Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369397
eISBN:
9780199871032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369397.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter details the operations of the case study firms in this book. They all faced four common challenges in converting agricultural land into large, private housing development projects on the ... More


Subdivisions, Land Development Conditions, and Development Agreements

David L. Callies

in Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834753
eISBN:
9780824870751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores how the subdivision approval process represents one of the most relevant of land use control techniques. It is exercised at the county level, enabled through legislation at the ... More


Accessibility in Everyday Planning

Jonathan Levine, Joe Grengs, and Louis A. Merlin

in From Mobility to Accessibility: Transforming Urban Transportation and Land-Use Planning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501716072
eISBN:
9781501716102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716072.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter examines different methods to support accessibility-based analysis for both land-development and transportation projects to help forge a closer link between accessibility analysis and ... More


Capitalist Imperatives and Imperial Connections, 1759–1825

Kwangmin Kim

in Borderland Capitalism: Turkestan Produce, Qing Silver, and the Birth of an Eastern Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799232
eISBN:
9781503600423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799232.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Through the lives of Ūdui and Osman, a powerful father-son duo who served as native governors in the oasis districts, this chapter examines the formation of the beg client regimes in Eastern ... More


Introduction: A “Baker’s Dozen” Land Policy Agenda for the Fiftieth State

David L. Callies

in Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834753
eISBN:
9780824870751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter discusses how land use in Hawaiʻi continues to be the most regulated in the United States. The costs associated with holding and developing land for a long time are ... More


The Special Case of Public-Transport Accessibility

Jonathan Levine, Joe Grengs, and Louis A. Merlin

in From Mobility to Accessibility: Transforming Urban Transportation and Land-Use Planning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501716072
eISBN:
9781501716102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716072.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter addresses how public transport plays a special role in accessibility. Like driving, biking, or walking, its first job is to provide the mobility that allows travelers to reach their ... More


Land Use Economics in the Mara Area of the Serengeti Ecosystem

Mike Norton-Griffiths, Mohammed Y. Said, Suzanne Serneels, Dixon S. Kaelo, Mike Coughenour, Richard H. Lamprey, D. Michael Thompson, and Robin S. Reid

in Serengeti III: Human Impacts on Ecosystem Dynamics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226760339
eISBN:
9780226760353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226760353.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The northern part of the Serengeti/Mara ecosystem falls within the two Kenyan districts of Narok and Trans Mara. Within these two districts, major land use changes have been clear for quite some ... More


Third-Sector Organizations Reshape Central Cities

Carolyn T. Adams

in From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines suburban influence in city institutions that are redeveloping urban spaces and, in the process, building new centers of gravity within the city. In the past twenty years ... More


The Price We Pay for Progress

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter follows the demise of Jim Crow and rise of the modern Sunbelt and examines its impact on African American coastal landowners and coastal ecologies. It does so by telling the histories of ... More


Legacy of Risk

Lindsey Apple

in The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134109
eISBN:
9780813135908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134109.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry Clay had channeled the gambling spirit of his sons, and himself, into acceptable venues, and the Clays continued to do so. Though gambling continued to entice some members of the family, the ... More


Land and development in China

Chengri Ding

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/9780199678204.003.0056
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the importance of land in China’s social, economic, and environmental development and its role in the many socioeconomic expectations that are seen to be the root causes of or ... More


Place

Guadalupe García

in Beyond the Walled City: Colonial Exclusion in Havana

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286030
eISBN:
9780520961371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286030.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 2 discusses eighteenth-century land developments in Havana. It focuses on the period immediately before and after the British assault of 1762, examining the first large-scale expansion of the ... More


Resource Mobilization

K.C. Sivaramakrishnan

in Governance of Megacities: Fractured Thinking, Fragmented Setup

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199454136
eISBN:
9780199084975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454136.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The focus of this chapter, apart from a brief overview of municipal finances, is on the approaches to mobilizing resources for metropolitan development and how this can be addressed as a task of ... More


Buy Land Now, Ride the Subway Later

Joseph B. Raskin

in The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253692
eISBN:
9780823261109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253692.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the efforts to build subway lines along Utica Avenue in Brooklyn and to Staten Island and the work of real estate companies to sell their property based on the promise of subway ... More


A Sanctuary by the Sea

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Focusing on the history of the Methodist Church’s Gulfside Assembly in Waveland, Mississippi, the chapter shows how seaside land ownership and development acquired a spiritual dimension and became ... More


Corporate agribusiness development and small farms

Martin Evans

in New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689347
eISBN:
9780191768248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689347.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The growing corporate presence in a wider variety of agricultural value chains can open up new opportunities for contract farming to the advantage of smallholders in agriculture, but more ... More


New Institutions for a New Environment: Pedagogical Space in the Progressive City

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the growing development of higher education vis-à-vis urban expansion. Two growing institutions—the Hull-House Social Settlement and the University of Chicago—but were ... More


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