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2014-07-04 04:21:42

TOKYO, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Asia will be one of the world's fastest-growing markets for e-commerce revenues in 2014, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan. Total revenues from B2C ecommerce in the six largest Southeast Asian countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) reached US$7.0bn in 2013 and will grow at a CAGR of 37.6% to reach US$34.5bn by 2018. Singapore was still the largest ecommerce market in Southeast Asia in...

2013-04-09 23:03:42

How would Latin America change over the next two decades? A discussion based on a three-year study and four scenarios for Latin America in 2030, to be hosted by the World Bank, in Washington, DC, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 12:30- 2:00 p.m. (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 A Discussion of How Latin America Will Change Over the Next Two Decades will be hosted by Pedro Alba, Director, Strategy and Operations, who will be moderating a panel with José Cordeiro, Director of the Venezuela Node of The...

2010-06-09 13:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has made progress in applying smart growth policies toward the distribution of economic development assistance, according to a new report from the Keystone Research Center (KRC). The report is available online at http://keystoneresearch.org/21st-century-economic-development. Between May 2003 and November 2008, the Commonwealth directed more economic development aid per capita from three major programs to businesses in older towns and...

2008-10-11 03:00:07

By Henry, John F The Soulful Science: What Economists Really Do and Why it Matters, by Diane Coyle. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press. 2007. Hardcover: ISBN 13: 978-0-691-12513-8, $27.96. 277 pages. There are two good reasons why every reader of this journal should peruse this book. First, it is a very good introduction to work now being done by "mainstream" economists that (ostensibly) departs from the rather sterile output previously generated by "neoclassical" economists,...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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