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The report analyses trends in e-commerce in the office furniture industry. Case histories of e-commerce in the office furniture sector are provided, together with an analysis of the status and prospects of office furniture retailing on the Internet. The opportunities offered by the Internet are...
The report analyses trends in e-commerce in the kitchen furniture industry. Case histories of e-commerce in the kitchen furniture sector are provided, together with an analysis of the status and prospects of kitchen furniture retailing on the Internet. The opportunities offered by the Internet...
In the last five years the opening up of the main furniture markets to imports has continued at full speed and furniture trade has grown much more quickly than furniture consumption. The largest import markets for furniture are the United States, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Japan....
Lo studio presenta un'analisi ex-post delle determinanti del comportamento fiscale di 21 paesi dell'OECD e una valutazione dell'impatto delle regole fiscali europee. È stato testato se il Trattato di Maastricht, il Patto di Stabilità e Crescita e la riforma del Patto del 2005 abbiano raggiunto...
This paper supports the view that the deep roots of the current global crisis, which has taken the form of a mainly financial crisis, are related to a global fundamental unbalance in income distribution. There are two dimensions of the unbalance. The first one is between capital and labour...
This paper comments an important book by Maurice FG. Scott, «A New View of Economic Growth». The main contribution of the book is to show that capital investment can sustain endogenous growth, as it embodies technical progress. Neoclassical theories of growth are based on an error in...
This paper deals with the effects of the transfer of additional funds on the real economy of recipient countries, in particular the European Member States. The intended and unintended effects of additional funds on national public finances and, ultimately, economic performance are discussed....
This report provides an overview of the world trade of major appliances (including the following segments: refrigerators+freezers, washers+driers, dishwashers, hoods, cooking appliances) with 2004-2010 data at world-wide level and 2005-2010 data on the evolution of appliances trade in 50...
This research is part of the Country Furniture Outlook Series, covering at present 70 countries. Each Country Furniture Outlook Report is structured as follows: An executive summary (The Key Facts of the Furniture Sector) provides the furniture industry overview; Furniture sector performance is...