The Globalization Of American Infrastructure

Author: Matthew Heins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131728237X
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This book gives an account of how the U.S. freight transportation system has been impacted and “globalized,” since the 1950s, by the presence of the shipping container.

Building Regional Infrastructure In Latin America Working Paper Ieci Documento De Trabajo Siti N 10

Publisher: BID-INTAL
ISBN: 9507382119
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INTEGRATION (SITI) The Harmonization of Indirect Taxes in the Andean
Community (English and Spanish). Luis A. Arias, Alberto Barreix, Alexis Valencia
and Luiz Villela. INTAL-ITD OP-SITI-07. 2005. Globalization and the Nedd for
Fiscal Reform in Developing Countries (English). Vito Tanzi. INTAL-ITD OP-SITI-
06. 2004. Latin American Industrial Competitiveness and the Challenge of
Globalization (English).

A New Push For Regional Infrastructure Development In South America

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Trade and investment between the two subregions and their South American
neighbors in CARICOM, Guyana and Suriname is even lower. 1.22 In the context
of globalization, of the current WTO negotiations, and of the prospect of the Free
Trade Area of the Americas in 2005, there is an urgent need to combine South
America's comparative advantages in natural, human and financial resources to
compete successfully abroad and to develop the whole region. A series of
obstacles ...

Globalization And America Since 1945

Author: Deward Clayton Brown
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780842050159
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The national interests of the United States and the desires of private enterprise
meshed together in regard to international trade, so that by 2002 the American
economy relied heavily on the integrated world market. Transnationals played a
key role, accounting for a large portion of the capital flows, construction of
factories with long assembly lines, distribution infrastructure, and other elements
essential for mass production and global marketing. For this achievement, they
relied on ...

Latin American Industrial Competitiveness And The Challenge Of Globalization

Author: Maurício Mesquita Moreira
Publisher: BID-INTAL
ISBN: 9507381848
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ICT Infrastructure Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are at the
heart of technical change both in industrialised and developing countries. As
their potential benefits are being realised and their costs continue to fall, such
technologies are being applied throughout all sectors of the economy. In the
developing world, the spread of ICTs brings new opportunities to reduce the gap
by shrinking economic distance and providing instant and economical access to

Can Latin America Compete

Author: J. Haar
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230610471
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This book identifies ten factors that most influence the competitiveness of Latin American nations and will shape their economic futures.

The Globalization And Development Reader

Author: J. Timmons Roberts
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118735382
Size: 77.16 MB
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American Journal of Sociology 112:1135–1202. Halliday, Terence C. and Bruce
G. Carruthers. 2009. Bankrupt: Global Lawmaking and Systemic Financial Crisis.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Hays, Scott P. 1996. “Influences on
Reinvention during the Diffusion of Innovations.” Political Research Quarterly 49:
631–50. Henisz, Witold J., Bennet A. Zelner, and Mauro F. Guillén. 2005. “The
Worldwide Diffusion of Market-Oriented Infrastructure Reform, 1977–1999.”
American ...

Law Infrastructure And Human Rights

Author: Michael B. Likosky
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139458647
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Toward a New Legal Common Sense: Law, Globalization, and Enancipation (
2nd edition Butterworths London 2002) Sardar Sarovar: The Report ofthe
Independent Review (1992) G A Sarfaty, “Between Light and Shadow: The World
Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and International Human Rights Law. By
Mac Darrow. Oxford, England; Portland OR: Hart Publishing, 2003. Pp. xv, 353.
Index $80, -40” (April 2004) 98 The American Iournal of International Law 398 S
Sassen, ...

Doing Business In The New Latin America

Author: Thomas H. Becker
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313383812
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As the forces of globalization force Latin American economies to compete in
world markets, a colossal obstacle to success is the inability of run-down
infrastructures to support modern production and distribution. Indeed, a large
unanswered question is how Latin America has been able to sustain even
moderate economic growth rates for most of the last 50 years with an
infrastructure that has not even evolved with population growth, much less with
the race to compete in a globalized ...

Latin American Responses To Globalization In The 21st Century

Author: M. Nilsson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113700312X
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Latin American diplomats in Spain have noticed how policies and attitudes
toward migrants have shifted dramatically since the attacks on the Madrid
transport system in 2004, and the increase in migrants from North and sub
Saharan Africa. ... 10 The LatinAmerican Investment Facility (LAIF), officially
launchedin May 2010,is designed tomobilize additional resources to investments
in the areasof stimulate interconnectivityand infrastructure, social
andenvironmental sectors, and private ...