Authors:J. L. Innes, A. H. Haro,
Publisher: CABI
Keywords: iufro, force, task, environmental, change, series, research, report, forests, pollution, developing, rapidly, countries, industrializing, air
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 2000-10-12
List price: $130.00
ISBN-10: 0851994814
ISBN-13: 9780851994819

This book examines the importance of air pollution for the forests of rapidly industrializing countries and regions. Its geographical coverage includes South and Central America, Africa, and Asia, including Siberia, China and Korea. The problems presented by air pollution are placed within the more general context of sustainable development within these regions and the historical legacy that they are attempting to deal with. Attention is drwan to the very serious problems associated with poor air quality in cities such as Mexico City and Chongqing, China. Air pollution in these areas is among

Author: Sebastian Edward
Publisher: University Of Chicago Pre
Keywords: capital, bureau, economic, research, report, conference, national, practices, flows, controls, emerging, economies, policies, consequences
Number of Pages: 584
Published: 2007-05-01
List price: $99.00
ISBN-10: 0226184978
ISBN-13: 9780226184975

Some scholars argue that the free movement of capital across borders enhances welfare; others claim it represents a clear peril, especially for emerging nations. In Capital Controls and Capital Flows in Emerging Economies, an esteemed group of contributors examines both the advantages and the pitfalls of restricting capital mobility in these emerging nations.In the aftermath of the East Asian currency crises of 1997, the authors consider mechanisms that eight countries have used to control capital inflows and evaluate their effectiveness in altering the maturity of the resulting external debt

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
Keywords: new, bank, reserve, york, national, sciences, academy, federal, cosponsored, understanding, directions, systemic, risk, report, conference
Number of Pages: 120
Published: 2007-12-17
List price: $31.00
ISBN-10: 0309107520
ISBN-13: 9780309107525

Author: Office of International Affairs National Research
Publisher: National Academy Press
Keywords: science, board, technology, international, deve, panel, hoc, traditional, biotechnology, fermented, foods, report, applications
Number of Pages: 199
Published: 1992-03
List price: $19.00
ISBN-10: 0309046858
ISBN-13: 9780309046855

Authors:Mukul Pandya, Robbie Shell, Susan Warner, Sandeep Jun
Publisher: Wharton School Publishing
Keywords: business, top, people, times, learn, lasting, report, presents, nightly, leadership
Number of Pages: 266
Published: 2004-10-22
List price: $29.99
ISBN-10: 0131531182
ISBN-13: 9780131531185

Paths to greatness: Actionable lessons from today’s most remarkable business leaders Incisive profiles from Knowledge@Wharton and Nightly Business Report Andy Grove, Mary Kay Ash, Lou Gerstner, Richard Branson, Herb Kelleher, Charles Schwab... and 19 more In this book, two of the world’s most respected sources of business insight come together to select and profile the 25 most influential businesspeople of the past quarter century. These incisive profiles teach specific lessons you can use to discover, refine, and nurture your own leadership style... achieve breakthrough resu

Publisher: International Monetary Fund
Keywords: financial, october, policies, world, economic, surveys, consequences, causes, stability, report, market, turbulence, global
Number of Pages: 179
Published: 2007-10-30
List price: $57.00
ISBN-10: 1589066766
ISBN-13: 9781589066762

Tracking global capital flows, the "GFSR" aims to deepen understanding of global capital flows, which play a critical role as an engine of world economic growth. It focuses on current conditions in global financial markets, highlighting issues of financial imbalances, and of a structural nature, that could pose risks to financial market stability and sustained market access by emerging market borrowers.As a relatively frequent assessment of global financial markets and emerging market financing in a global context, the "GFSR" focuses on relevant contemporary issues, not attempting to be a comp

Authors:W. G. Ernst, J. G. Liou,
Publisher: Bellwether Publicatio
Keywords: iii, group, task, international, lithosphere, number, contribution, program, report, final, geodynamics, metamorphism, pressure, collision, type, belts, organic, ultrahigh
Number of Pages: 293
Published: 2000-10-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 096658693X
ISBN-13: 9780966586930
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