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  • Zimbabwe's Economic Structure
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    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN ZIMBABWE Description: Pretty much self explanatory. This paper discusses the economic development in the country if Zimbabwe detailing the countries economic successes and reasons for them. Economic Development in Zimbabwe The country of Zimbabwe is one of the most economically developed on the African continent. A fairly young political entity, Zimbabwe has only enjoyed recognized autonomy since 1980, the year in which the United Kingdom repealed its imperialistic claims...
  • Point
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    The response: o Thoroughly addresses all aspects of the task by comparing and contrasting the effect of the geographic factors of location and availability of resources on the political and economic development of Great Britain and Japan Incorporates accurate information from documents 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8 o Incorporates relevant outside information related to the effect of geographic factors on the political and economic development of Great Britain and Japan (Britain's Industrial Revolution us...
  • Development Of A Quarry
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    Should The Harris Superquarry Go Ahead? Rural Economic Development Kenneth Mercer BSc Rural Resources 16th December 1994 TABLE OF FIGURES FIGURE 1 LOCATION OF THE SUPERQUARRY 31 SUMMARY There is considerable environmental opposition to the development of the Harris superquarry. This is unlikely to stop the development on its own, but if the Scottish Office decides that the project can go ahead environmental restrictions are likely to be imposed on the operation to minimise, as far as possible, t...
  • Internationalisation Of Tnc Activities
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    What Light Can An Appreciation Of The Process Of Internationalisation Throw On Changing Patterns Of The past few decades has seen an exceptional growth in advanced technology that has not only resulted in the widespread adaptation of new production methods but has revolutionise d telecommunications to such an extent that the world could now be considered a "global village". With most of the last remaining communist bastions modifying themselves to the capitalist way of life, the world economy ha...
  • Tourist Development In The Third World
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    INTRODUCTION AND DEFINITIONS 1.1 - INTRODUCTION International tourism is playing an increasingly important role in the world economy, and is progressively being adopted by many Third World countries striving for development. Faced with the severe restrictions of underdevelopment, the decision to encourage tourism is being made more and more by Third World governments. In studying the wide ramifications tourism has on the areas and people concerned, it is feasible to analyze its success in the Th...
  • Successful Economic Development
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    The Development of Modern Africa There are over 40 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and the wealth of natural resources and the prevalence of wealth in the northern segments of Africa have led many to speculate about the equity and economic development in the sub-Sahara. Unfortunately, the progression of economic, political and social factors in this region have done little to improve the overall conditions, and have instead demonstrated a consistent bias towards the government and the social eli...
  • Environmental And Social Divisions Of Sustainable Development
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    Sustainable Development By the year 2200 there will be a lot more people living on this planet then there are now. Estimates range anywhere from 15 to 36 billion people. Where will these people live? How will they live? The answer is sustainable development. Sustainable development, 'meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. ' Ital so, 'requires meeting the basic needs of all peoples and extending to them the opportunity to ful...
  • Development Path The Philippines
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    Improving conditions for the entire world may seem like a daunting task. It may be more beneficial to look at a single piece of the puzzle and its experience of improving conditions. Narrowing the field of study to a single country allows for a more detailed analysis of the path taken to achieve improved conditions for the single country. Improving the conditions of a country through a process of change is called development. Measuring development in a single country allows us to understand some...
  • Import Barriers Against Exports From Developing Countries
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    Asian Financial Institutions and Markets The Asian financial markets can be compared to the economic philosophy of mercantilism, which is regulated commerce to produce a favorable balance of trade. Governments regulate production techniques to ensure the quality of exports, and in general, subsidize production in their exporting industries. Tariffs can be high on imported manufactured goods and low on imported raw materials. The state exercises much control over economic life in these environmen...
  • Military Expenditure And Economic Growth
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    Consequences of Military Expenditure on the Economy For many years, debate has raged whether spending billions of dollars on the army, nuclear arsenal and missiles is beneficial to the economy, of developing and developed nations, as well as the international economy. Naturally, military spending peaks during times of war; which historically has coincided with periods of economic growth. Economists have argued that war spending creates jobs and encourages investment in research and development; ...
  • Atlanta Under The Empowerment Zone Plan
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    Executive Summary The following pages review the comprehensive strategies that have been used by the cities of Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland to improve their economic conditions. It should become apparent to the reader that the fate of each city is determined by many factors including historical events, the balance of power between stakeholder groups, the ability of the city to capitalize on federal programs and the relationships between the private sector and the community. Unfortunately, no...
  • Environmental Cleanup With Economic Development
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    A Discussion on: The Evolving Brownfield Situation Real Estate Development Rick Woodruff October 20, 1996 Preface: Stan Wilson and I (Josh Simon), conducted our research on Brownfields together. Upon discussion we realized that our two papers would be almost identical in content. In order to prevent you from reading two similar papers we decided to collaborate our efforts into a single essay. We believe that the following paper is a comprehensive discussion of Brownfields including their future ...
  • Less Developed Countries
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    The gap between rich and poor in the world today. In the world of 1995, there are still huge differences between rich and poor, developed and less developed countries. But why Who is to blame What can we do about it Many things have been tried out to solve these problems, but does it work It seems bizarre, that we, modern, intelligent people, have not yet succeed to get rid of the differences between DCs (developed countries) and LDCs (less developed countries). We try, don't we Every year, we g...
  • Least Developed Country Members
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    DEVELOPED, DEVELOPING, AND LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES 1. General definitions Term: Developed countries Definition: Countries with high levels of real national income per head and relatively large tertiary sectors. Term: Developing countries Definition: Countries with low levels of real national income per head and relatively large primary sectors. Term: Less Developed Countries Definition: Countries who are generally characterized by low levels of GDP and income per head. They usually have a heav...
  • Economic Development
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    Ukraine is situated in the southeastern part of Central Europe and has its own territory, government, national emblem, flag, and anthem. It borders on Russia, Byelorussian, Moldova, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, and Poland on land and Russia, Georgia, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey on sea. After Russia, the Ukrainian republic was far and away the most important economic component of the former Soviet Union, producing about four times the output of the next-ranking republic. Its fertile black soil ge...
  • Foshan S Current Economical Policies
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    The cultural background, historical heritage and the domestic products of FoShan has made becomes one of the most famous cities in China. However, three other issues have drawn the attention of the government of China on FoShan recently! a the unemployment rate, educational levels and economical conditions. All of these three negative social aspects had given a great impact on FoShan. In order to catch up with the modern world, FoShan should solve theses problems by creating new employment, buil...
  • Contrast Modernisation And Dependency Theories
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    GLOBALISATION AND DEVELOPMENT COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE MODERNISATION AND DEPENDENCY APPROACHES TO THE STUDY OF DEVELOPMENT The various theories of development differ widely in their approach and evolved towards new forms in the 1950's and 1960's. This evolution itself reflects differing views seeking to contribute to, or work against the process of development. By comparing and critically analyzing two different approaches to development, modernisation and dependency, a more broad-based understa...
  • Modern Developing Countries Face Population Problems
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    THE ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES In the age of jet aircraft, the time distance which separates the United States from one of the the developing countries of Asia, Africa, or Latin America is only a matter of hours. Measured in economic distance, the gap is more like that between the present and the Dark Ages. Over the past century the time distance has been constantly narrowing; during the same period the economic distance has become immeasurably wider. The United States and the...
  • Explanations Of Economic Development In Thailand
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    Assessment Of Economic Progress In Thailand, 1985-95 Assessment Of Economic Progress In Thailand, 1985-95 ASSESSMENT OF ECONOMIC PROGRESS IN THAILAND, 1985-95 Here is a list of the main measurable indicators of economic growth and structural change for Thailand to be observed by World Bank staff members who are visiting there. To ensure a successful tour of business meeting between the World Bank representatives and the Thai government and their business executives, I feel that a thorough unders...
  • Shorthorn And Brahman Cattle
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    Beginning in the early 1930's, Tom Lavater, the breed's founder, developed Beefmasters from a systematic crossing of Hereford, Shorthorn and Brahman cattle. His purpose was to develop cattle that were more productive than existing breeds; cattle that would produce and make money during economically hard times in the harsh environment of South Texas. The new breed was developed on what has become known as the Six Essentials – Weight, Conformation, Milking Ability, Fertility, Hardiness and D...

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