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Economic Development

Economic development flourishes our life,but our environment is deteriorating with the growth of the economy. The present serious environmental problems are largely caused by rapid economic development. For example, land resource are shrinking because of industrial environment and the expansion of cites. We excessively exploit nature and ecology, which is threading future generation. We shouldn’t sacrifice environment to develop economy, because if we sacrifice the environment for economic development...

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Economic development

Economic development is the sustained, concerted actions of policy makers and communities that promote the standard of living and economic health of a specific area. Economic development can also be referred to as the quantitative and qualitative changes in the economy. Such actions can involve multiple areas including development of human capital, critical infrastructure, regional competitiveness, environmental sustainability, social inclusion, health, safety, literacy, and other initiatives. Economic...

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Research Proposal - Local/Regional Economic Development and Regeneration

PhD Research Proposal PhD Research Proposal 22 March 2013 Local/Regional Economic Development and Regeneration Having in mind that devolution opens up scope for a widening of economic disparities among the UK’s regions, I would like to explore mechanisms and policy solutions that the government needs to reinvent in order to secure UK-wide minimum standards. There is a growing consensus that a more nuanced strategy is needed which combines the decentralizing...

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The Meaning of Colonialism: the Economic Development of Weaker Nations

include economic exploitation of the colony¡¯s natural resources, creation of new markets for the colonizer, and extension of the colonizer¡¯s way of life beyond its national borders¡± ( ). This definition fails include creation economic development weaker nations. The meaning of Japanese colonialism is the development of an advanced economic structure in the inferior, underdeveloped country of Korea. In this essay, I will argue that during Japanese colonialism in Korea, Japan built an economic infrastructure...

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Democracy or Dictatorship, Which Is Best for Economic Development

Assignment topic: DEMOCRACY OR DICTATORSHIP, WHICH IS BEST FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Economic Development: Economic Development refers to the increase in standard of living in a nation's population with sustained growth from a simple, low-income economy to a modern, high-income economy. To see whether democracy or dictatorship is best for economic development, we have to see advantages and disadvantages of both of these individually. DEMOCRACY: The word ‘democracy’ means ‘popular government’...

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Development Economics

Development Economics focus is on methods of promoting economic growth and structural change. The early proponents of development as a policy emerged with Keynesian Macroeconomics which encouraged the need for Government Intervention in order for economic growth to take place. This theory identified that fixed capital formation was a major source of economic growth and development. It also pointed out a need for a raise in domestic savings rate in the poor countries since savings led to investment...

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Planning and Management in Urban Areas: Economic Development of a Country

With reference to examples, assess the degree to which the level of economic development of a country affects planning and management in urban areas. (40 Marks) There are many examples of countries around the world which show examples of hashed and perfect planning and management in urban areas. However there are many variables that affect the difference in which the planning is done across the globe. By 2007 the percentage of the world’s population living in cities was 50 percent, and rising with...

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Social and Economic Development Towards Sustainability in Tondo, Manila

ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING Social and Economic Development towards Sustainability in Tondo, Manila I. Abstract Every day, people suffer from hunger, poverty, and pollution as a result of a low economic standard of a locale. It is caused by either the misleading of the government or the community or society itself, their lack of obedience to higher authority. The main problem in this locality involves the social, environmental, and political aspects within. For this reason, the community within...

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Modernization and Economic Development

this stimulates the development of China, causing a rapid economic development and modernization to occur. So I absolutely agree that modernization and economic development has had only brought positive effect to China and China’s people. According to “ The Telegraph” published on 1st of June in 2013, America ranked 1st and China ranked 2nd in the world’s most powerful economy. In these few years, China’s economic development had expanded rapidly, causing...

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Social Cultural Hinder Socio-Economic Developments in the Pacific Societies.

It is evident that the social and economic developments in the South Pacific societies are hindered by their social and cultural system. Religious beliefs and Traditional land tenure are a few of the major obstacles to ways in which development can be well planned and implemented. Religious beliefs can neglect an individual’s financial needs, limiting ones performance, promote incompetence in the workforce and restrict tourist movement while on the other hand, limitation on traditional land tenure...

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