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1 Feb 2012
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By Dani Rodrik
A book addressing questions such as: "What if most of the benefits of the free flow of goods and capital across borders have already been realized, and that any gains from additional globalization will be outweighed by the additional costs in terms of unemployment, reduced wages, lost pensions and depopulated communities. What if global markets, to be widely beneficial, require the kind of global

 
1 Sep 2013
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By Nephil Matangi Maskay and Shiva Raj Adhikari

 
1 Feb 2012
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By United Nations ESCAP 2011
The book is an important contribution to several issues of major policy and academic interest in Asia: the role, importance and implications of in the global economy, why India (and South Asia more generally) is lagging behind East Asia in participation of International production networks (IPNs) and, whether the situation will change as rising real wages in East Asia provide an opportunity for India and other South Asian economies to leverage their labour cost.

 
1 Sep 2011
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By United Nations ESCAP 2011
By using several case studies, the book discuss the link between two processes of integration in Asia: one driven by the formal trade agreements and the other, the market-driven regional production networks.

 
1 Aug 2011
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By Irwin Douglas
As world trade imbalances reawaken fears of protectionism, Douglas Irwin reminds us that there was a time when protectionist was a compliment not an insult. Prior to the Great Depression Republican Senator Smoot extolled high trade barriers as “a fundamental and essential principle of economic life”. Ironically Smoot’s handiwork, the 1930 Smoot-Hawley tariff, has since become a cultural symbol for the superiority of free trade.

 
17 Feb 2012
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This is the presentation on Geo-referenced Information System for Disaster Risk Reduction in China, by Mr. Ma Zhaoting, National Administration of Surveying Mapping and Geo-information (NASMG), China, delivered during the Expert Group Meeting on Geo-reference Disaster Risk Management Information System in Asia-Pacific Region, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 to 17 February 2012.

 
17 Feb 2012
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This is the presentation on Space-enabled Products & Services for DRR/DRM: Indian Initiatives, by Mr. Sushil K.Srivastav, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space, Government of India, Dehradun, India, delivered during the Expert Group Meeting on Geo-reference Disaster Risk Management Information System in Asia-Pacific Region, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 to 17 February 2012.

 
17 Feb 2012
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This is the presentation on Landslide Susceptibility Mapping Using GIS: A Case Study of Korea, by Mr. Saro Lee, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), delivered during the Expert Group Meeting on Geo-reference Disaster Risk Management Information System in Asia-Pacific Region, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 to 17 February 2012.

 
17 Feb 2012
Public information and advocacy materials

This is the presentation on Data Needs and SOPAC RS Service for Pacific Island Countries, by Mr. Wolf Forstreuter, SPC - SOPAC, delivered during the Expert Group Meeting on Geo-reference Disaster Risk Management Information System in Asia-Pacific Region, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 to 17 February 2012.

 
17 Feb 2012
Public information and advocacy materials

This is the presentation on Geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management – Scopes and Challenges in Papua New Guinea and the Eastern Pacific, by Mr. D.K. Pal, Professor & Head of the Department of Surveying & Land Studies, Papua New Guinea University of Technology Lae (Unitech), Papua New Guinea, delivered during the Expert Group Meeting on Geo-reference Disaster Risk Management Information System in Asia-Pacific Region, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 to 17 February 2012.

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