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Topics to be analysed in presentations include (but are not restricted to): - Political economy models of conflict - The effect of conflict on economic activity - The potential role of globalization in fostering a more peaceful or more violent world - The relationships between development and...
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Organized by the SEASREP Foundation, with support from the Toyota Foundation and Japan Foundation, the conference provides an occasion for SEASREP not merely to showcase its achievements over the years, but position itself as a regional institution and network in the next decade. The conference...
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The wide range of topics to be covered by the studies may include but is not limited by: a) Globalization and the chronic poor b) ‘Corporate globalization’ and the poor. c) Threshold and externality effects of globalization and dynamics of ‘between-country inequality’ e) Global economic...
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Meeting India’s resource needs for future infrastructure development is a long-term industrial challenge and will require adjustments in consumption patterns both within the country and across the region. The public and private sectors must develop a holistic approach to the problem, linking...
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Sind die Deutschen nun „Spendenweltmeister“ oder engagieren sie sich in diesem Feld eher zurückhaltend? Obwohl aus unterschiedlichen Erhebungen und Untersuchungen Angaben zum Spendenverhalten der Bürger präsentiert werden, mangelt es in Deutschland noch immer an gesicherten Daten, die...
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On 14-15 November, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research will host the second “Communicating European Research” conference. Based on the very positive experiences from the 2004 edition, the event will focus on the manifold aspects of science communication and will...
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The new “new economy” involves not only novel information, but it is also characterized by increased spatial and functional fragmentations of the value-added chains. On the one hand they may give rise to information failures and problems of uncertainty which require the development of new...
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Uncertainty, insecurity and conflict are constitutive features of globalisation. 9/11 has been viewed as the symbolic unleashing of a new Age of Terror, in which traditional conceptions of national security are shattered and a new kind of global vulnerability emerges. This interdisciplinary...
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Naturwissenschaftliche, technische und natürliche Systeme sind nicht allein wegen ihrer Komplexität im Blickfeld der Forschung und Anwendung. Auf Grund der zunehmenden Komplexität solcher Systeme rücken zusätzlich Phänomene der Fremd- und Selbstorganisation in den Vordergrund. Wichtige...
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The theme of this year's conference is Reforms. In the last two decades, many countries have reformed their economies to give market forces a greater role and to make the institutional environment more hospitable. The conference's goal is to present theoretical and empirical research on how...
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