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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: countries, developing, labeling, drug
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788101099
ISBN-13: 9780788101090

Examines the status of drug labeling by 18 U.S.-based multinational pharmaceutical companies in developing countries (Brazil, Kenya, Panama and Thailand). Includes: codes of conduct and voluntary guidelines for pharmaceutical information, efforts to improve drug information in developing countries, drug registration in developing countries, and much more. References, index and illustrations.

Author: Jason M. Patlis
Publisher: CIFOR
Keywords: forest, management, regional, laws, guide, developing, rough
Number of Pages: 31
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9793361441
ISBN-13: 9789793361444

The existing legal framework; Responsabilities of the regional governments; The principlkes of developing regional forest laws; The mecanics of developing regional forest laws.

Author: John A. Daly
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: countries, developing, internet, corporations
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 1998-07-01
ISBN-10: 0821342568
ISBN-13: 9780821342565

This study uses a survey technique to explore corporate Internet use in developing countries. The survey includes both manufacturing and financial companies and provides an interesting picture of how firms in the developing world are beginning to utilize this new technology in ways broadly similar to companies in more industrialized countries.

Author: Otaviano Canuto
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: developing, world, policy, economic, handbook, future, day
Number of Pages: 687
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 0821385461
ISBN-13: 9780821385463

While the rich world puts its house in order, developing countries are becoming a new engine of global growth and a pulling force for advanced economies, says a new book by World Bank economists. According to The Day After Tomorrow: A Handbook on the Future of Economic Policy in the Developing World, almost half of global growth is currently coming from developing countries. As a group, it is projected that their economic size will surpass that of their developed peers in 2015.--Publisher description.

Author: Winston B. Charles
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: countries, developing, consumption, production, potato
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 1991
ISBN-10: 9251030723
ISBN-13: 9789251030721

Production potentials in developing countries; Present restraints to improving productivity; Research and development.

Author: Per G. Fredriksson
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: developing, countries, pandora, panacea, federalism, environmental
Number of Pages: 29
Published: 2006

This paper provides new empirical evidence to the debate on the optimal locus of power over environmental policymaking in developing countries. The authors develop a simple lobby group model with mobile capital. The model predicts that a decentralized institutional structure leads to weaker environmental policy due to more intensive lobbying by capital owners and workers. They test this prediction using novel cross-sectional developing country data. The results are consistent with the prediction of the model, in particular for air pollution policies. The authors also find that the effect of de

Author: Richard F. Grimmett
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nations, developing, transfers, conventional
Number of Pages: 89
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437922546
ISBN-13: 9781437922547

Contents: (1) Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2001-2008: Intro. and Overview; (2) General Trends in Arms Transfers Worldwide; General Trends in Arms Transfers to Developing Nations: U.S.; Russia; China; Major West European Suppliers; Regional Arms Transfer Agreements: Near East; Asia; Leading Developing Nations Arms Purchasers; Weapons Types Recently Delivered to Near East Nations; (3) Arms Values Data Tables and Charts for 2001-08; (4) Selected Weapons Deliveries to Developing Nations, 2001-08; (5) Worldwide Arms Transfer Agreements and Deliveries Values, 2001-08; (6) Descr
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