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Author: Chad R. Wilkerson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: reprint, economic, review, changing, industries, district, defining, tenth
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 2008-04
ISBN-10: 1428988165
ISBN-13: 9781428988163

The economy of the 10th Fed. Reserve Dist. (based in Kansas City, MO) has become more services-based in recent years. While this transformation has lessened many of the historical differences with the rest of the nation, the regional economy still remains distinct. What industries make the 10th Dist. so different, & what can they tell us about the future of the regional economy? This essay examines the żdefiningż industries of the region. It finds that the performance of a relatively small group of these industries track closely with overall job growth in each state. In other words, states w

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Mat
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: industries, report, aircraft, automotive, research, agenda, materials
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 1993
eBookDB-ID: NAP:15323

This study presents a materials research agenda for the commercial aircraft and automotive industries for the next two decades. Case studies from each of the industries are used as a basis for discussion within the report: the 50-mpg, 5-passenger sedan for the automobile industry and the high-speed civil transport for the aircraft industry. The conclusions and recommendations identify the general materials drivers for the industries over the next 10 to 20 years and the materials research required for each field.

Author: Neil F. Gregory
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: new, industries, china, india, hardware, emergence, places, software
Number of Pages: 278
Published: 2009-01
ISBN-10: 0821364782
ISBN-13: 9780821364789

Software comes from India, hardware comes from China. Why is that? Why did China and India take such different paths to global dominance in new high-tech industries? Will their paths continue to diverge or converge? How can other countries learn from their successes - and failures - in reaching global scale in new industries?To answer these questions, this book presents the first rigorous comparison of the growth of the IT industries in China and India, based on interviews with over 300 companies. It explains the different growth paths of the software and hardware sectors in each country, prov

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: assembly, industries, basin, caribbean, assistance, support, foreign
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788116010
ISBN-13: 9780788116018

A review of U.S. policies and programs that encourage the growth of assembly industries in the Caribbean Basin, the impact of these policies and programs on U.S. investment in such industries, the impact of assembly industry growth on Basin countries, and related issues. 12 charts and tables.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: water, industrial, waste, municipal, industries, competitiveness, environmental, technology, global
Number of Pages: 115
Published: 1995-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788118358
ISBN-13: 9780788118357

Analyzes information on the competitiveness of U. S. industries producing environmental goods & services. Compares the export promotion/technical assistance policies of the U. S. in the environmental technology field with those of its principal competitors. Focuses on the industries providing goods & services for municipal & industrial water & wastewater treatment & air pollution prevention & abatement. 30 figures & tables.

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: competition, utilities, public, restructuring
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2001-08-10
ISBN-10: 926419360X
ISBN-13: 9789264193604

Public utility industries, once regarded as monolithic monopolies, in fact are made up of many separate activities, many of which can sustain effective competition. But owners of bottleneck facilities are often in a position to restrict or limit the growth of competition. There is a growing realisation that fundamental structural changes are often necessary if the full benefits of competition are to be achieved for users and consumers. This publication explores the nature and impact of rules which affect the structure of public utility industries. It covers not only the theory behind different

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: summary, national, survey, compensation, occupational
Number of Pages: 279
Published: 1997-04
ISBN-10: 078813888X
ISBN-13: 9780788138881

Covers: pay distribution; average pay by size of establishment; average pay by type of area; average pay in goods-producing industries; average pay in service-producing industries; pay comparisons for occupational groups by selected areas, & by establishment characteristics; locality pay (average pay in private industry, in all industries, & in state & local government). Covers the following occupations: professional & administrative; technical & protective service; clerical; maintenance & toolroom; & material movement & custodial.
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