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Java furniture makers: globalisation winners or losers?

This article is concerned with the question of whether participation in the global economy leads to sustainable income growth. It examines the furniture industry of Central Java, which has grown rapidly since the financial crisis in 1997. The article show ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:48

Aquaculture in Vietnam: perspectives and development

Thanks to the range of natural resources and the wealth of human capital, Vietnam is well placed to develop its aquaculture sector. Although it is one of the world’s largest producers of seafoods, Vietnam faces environmental and food security problems, an ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:02

TNCs: aid agents for the new millennium?

Until very recently private capital flows to developing countries have been growing rapidly. In the wake of the 1997 East Asian financial crisis, foreign direct investment has been identified as a vital ingredient to restore and invigorate the economies i ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:06

Economic development - a first-hand report of the Chinese experience

Zhuhai was designated a special economic zone (SEZ) as an experimentation point of economic liberalisation. This articles traces the development of the Zhuhai Special Economic Zone from a humble village to a significant economic power in southern China, f ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:10

Sweating it out: NGO campaigns and trade union empowerment

In the context of globalisation, transnational social regulation is increasingly the product of NGOs intervening in the sphere of global trade. Drawing on empirical research in SE Asia, the author contends that what matters as much as codes of conduct are ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:11

Review of ASEAN–China Economic Relations

Author:  Saw Swee-Hock (ed.) Publisher:  Singapore: Institute for Southeast Asia ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:47

The impact of high food prices on poverty in China

This article first reviews the development of food prices in China since 2000. The authors find that despite tremendous price fluctuations in the international market in 2007–08, major staple crops (rice, wheat, and maize) in the domestic market w ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-16 09:50

Mainstreaming globalisation in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers in the Asia-Pacific region

This paper examines the extent to which the key elements of globalisation, such as international trade, investments, foreign aid, transnational labour migration and tourism have been mainstreamed into the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) in the ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2011-11-29 13:20