- TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY AND HUMAN CAPITAL IN CHINA'S PROVINCES. Sok-Gee Chan; Abd Karim, Mohd Zaini // Actual Problems of Economics / Aktual'ni Problemi EkonomÃ¬ki;May2013, Vol. 143 Issue 5, p554
The purpose of this paper is to analyze technical efficiency of provinces in China and the ways the efficiency is affected by human capital factors using the stochastic frontier approach. The results of the study show that the Eastern region is the most efficient one as compared to the Western...
- State should be more in tune with China's growth. Barkey, Patrick // Indianapolis Business Journal;9/27/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p40A
Focuses on the economic condition in China. Replacement of the U.S. by China as the number one recipient of foreign direct investment; Increase in living standards and gross domestic product; Benefit of consumers from the lower prices.
- A TALE OF TWO CHINAS. Glain, Stephen // Smithsonian;May2006, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p40
The article looks at the economic disparities between the haves and have-nots in China's expanding economy by comparing the Chinese cities of Wenzhou and Shenyang. Wenzhou, which produces shoes, pharmaceuticals, and garments, has transformed itself to a showcase of China's new commercial...
- Short takes. // China Business Review;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p4
Focuses on the cost of living in China as of September 1997. Decrease in telephone rates for calls from the mainland to Hong Kong; Average annual costs of heating and lighting for a 1-4 bedroom home in both Hong Kong and Shanghai.
- Economy. // China Business Review;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p8
The article reports on the growth of China's economy in 2008. According to the PRC National Bureau of Statistics, economy of China grew 10.4 percent in the first half of 2008. This growth is said to be 1.8 percentage short from the first half of 2007. It is said that due to the steep food price...
- The China Trade. Cooper, Christopher // Planning;Nov2003, Vol. 69 Issue 10, p20
Reports on the economic developments in China. Increased population of the Chinese in urban and coastal areas with improvements on their standard of living; Set of regulations that allows foreign planning and architecture firms to practice in the country; Involvement of foreign planners in...
- Is There Life After 1997? // Management Review;Feb91, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p20
Examines the economic conditions of Hong Kong after its separation from British rule and turnover to China in 1997. Import and export trade; Rise in standard of living; Investment from the international business community.
- Trickle Down. Zivan, David // Indianapolis Monthly;Jan2009, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p18
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including the cover story "Live Big, Spend Little."
- More ideas on frugal living. Blair, Rosalee // Countryside & Small Stock Journal;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p45
Presents ideas for frugal living. Recycling of clothes; Use of dry beans, rice and potatoes; Growing of vegetables in a small garden; Cooking ideas; Buying of seeds in bulk to make sprouts; Learning to bake bread; Use of a window fan instead of the air conditioner; Barter; Buying of old sheets,...