The Private Sector s Role in Poverty Reduction in Asia

Written By Scott Hipsher
The Private Sector   s Role in Poverty Reduction in Asia
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 07 January 2013
  • ISBN : 0857094491
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Private Sector s Role in Poverty Reduction in Asia written by Scott Hipsher which was release on 07 January 2013, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The private sector has an important role in poverty reduction in Asia. The Private Sector’s Role in Poverty Reduction in Asia argues that the best way to create sustainable projects is to create win-win situations where both private companies and individuals working their way out of poverty can benefit. The book provides a practical guide for managers and individuals working in the private sector in the least developed areas of Asia to help make a difference to the lives of others. The book’s opening chapter considers the private sector’s role in poverty reduction in Asia and following chapters discuss the variable nature of development, developing economy environments in Asia and business practices and strategies in these economies. A number of Asian economies are considered in turn, including: China; Vietnam; Thailand; Cambodia; Laos PDR; Southeast Asian countries; South Asian countries; Central Asian countries; and the Himalayas. The final chapter looks at creating sustainable win-win situations. Focuses on practical advice for acting managers Uses primary research carried out in developing economies, with interviews and ideas from local managers and business owners Covers a variety of academic theories, empirical evidence and personal experiences of individuals working in the region

The Private Sector s Role in Poverty Reduction in Asia

The Private Sector   s Role in Poverty Reduction in Asia
  • Author : Scott Hipsher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-01-07
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : The private sector has an important role in poverty reduction in Asia. The Private Sector’s Role in Poverty Reduction in Asia argues that the best way to create sustainable projects is to create win-win situations where both private companies and individuals working their way out of poverty can benefit. ...

Examining the Private Sector s Role in Wealth Creation and Poverty Reduction

Examining the Private Sector s Role in Wealth Creation and Poverty Reduction
  • Author : Hipsher, Scott A.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2017-12-08
  • Total pages : 325
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : The private sector is a vital factor in creating the wealth and economic growth needed to reduce poverty in a significant and sustainable manner. However, there are many obstacles preventing private sector firms from engaging in business where poverty is widespread. Examining the Private Sector’s Role in Wealth Creation ...

Poverty Reduction the Private Sector and Tourism in Mainland Southeast Asia

Poverty Reduction  the Private Sector  and Tourism in Mainland Southeast Asia
  • Author : Scott Hipsher
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-10-05
  • Total pages : 287
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : This book explores the issue of poverty reduction within mainland Southeast Asia with a specific focus on the impact of the private sector and tourism. Covering Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and Yunnan, the book discusses how success in poverty reduction has come about largely through innovation in the private ...

Moving the Poverty Reduction Agenda Forward

Moving the Poverty Reduction Agenda Forward
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 14
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Infrastructure for Supporting Inclusive Growth and Poverty Reduction in Asia

Infrastructure for Supporting Inclusive Growth and Poverty Reduction in Asia
  • Author : Asian Development Bank
  • Publisher : Asian Development Bank
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : This publication summarizes the papers and presentations in Workshops on Economics of Infrastructure in a Globalized World, funded by the Asian Development Bank through a regional technical assistance project. The discussions at the conferences focused on three themes: (i) the role of infrastructure in supporting inclusive growth and poverty reduction; (...

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  • Author : John Page,Finn Tarp
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-31
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. Much of the information relevant to policy formulation for industrial development ...

Poverty Reduction the Private Sector and Tourism in Mainland Southeast Asia

Poverty Reduction  the Private Sector  and Tourism in Mainland Southeast Asia
  • Author : Scott Hipsher
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2018-12-09
  • Total pages : 287
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : This book explores the issue of poverty reduction within mainland Southeast Asia with a specific focus on the impact of the private sector and tourism. Covering Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and Yunnan, the book discusses how success in poverty reduction has come about largely through innovation in the private ...

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  • Author : George Psacharopoulos,Xuan Nguyen Nguyen
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 1997-01-01
  • Total pages : 81
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : Annotation World Bank Technical Paper No. 346. Although private sector expansion may relieve governments from certain tasks, it also imposes new responsibilities. This paper examines the relative roles of the private and public sectors in the implementation of a two-track strategy for poverty reduction. The first track requires sustained broad-based economic ...

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Explaining South Asia s Development Success
  • Author : Sadiq Ahmed
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • Total pages : 99
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : South Asia has performed well over the past 25 years in reducing poverty, improving human development and increasing growth, but faster progress with poverty reduction will require a higher rate of growth. This book shows that the development performance is not a puzzle but largely explained by good policies. Countries in ...

Challenges of Economic Growth Inequality and Conflict in South Asia

Challenges of Economic Growth  Inequality and Conflict in South Asia
  • Author : Tai Yong Tan
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 151
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : South Asia''s growing political and economic influence, as well as the dynamism of this rapidly changing region, demands careful examination. Drawing on many areas of expertise and a wide range of perspectives, this book analyses how recent developments in the economic, political and social landscapes of South Asia have affected ...

Research Anthology on Empowering Marginalized Communities and Mitigating Racism and Discrimination

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  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-02-05
  • Total pages : 1302
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : With the newly inaugurated US Presidential Administration signing several orders to mitigate discrimination and racism within the United States government, attentions globally are once again brought to the Black Lives Matter campaign, and its message. Discrimination in business contexts, social interactions, and educational institutions remains a concern for leaders today. ...

At the Frontlines of Development

At the Frontlines of Development
  • Author : Indermit S. Gill,Todd Pugatch
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2005-04-01
  • Total pages : 364
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : In 'At the Frontlines of Development' former World Bank country directors recount their experiences, both as managers of the World Bank's programs in global economic hotspots of the 1990s as well as throughout their careers in development economics. These essays detail, among many stories of development in the 1990s, how ...

Wealth Creation Approach to Reducing Global Poverty

Wealth Creation Approach to Reducing Global Poverty
  • Author : Scott Hipsher
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-05-19
  • Total pages : 281
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : This book takes a unique approach to the topic of poverty reduction, primarily employing an international business framework as opposed to the usual economic or political lens. Some of the key ideas explored in the book include: poverty is primarily the lack of choices, not the lack of material possessions; ...

Meeting the Challenge of Private Sector Development

Meeting the Challenge of Private Sector Development
  • Author : Federico Bonaglia,OECD,Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Development Centre
  • Publisher : OECD
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 150
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : This book explores how governments can help firms in developing countries better seize the opportunities created by globalization and contribute to improving employment opportunities and poverty reduction. More specifically, it analyzes how local firms can get involved in global value chains, access distant and more profitable markets and upgrade their ...

China s Development Priorities

China s Development Priorities
  • Author : Shahid Yusuf,Kaoru Nabeshima
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • Total pages : 154
  • ISBN : 0857094491
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Summary : "Over the past two decades China's growth has been rapid, social indicators have improved, and poverty levels have inched downward. However, widening inequality, increasing resource and financial imbalances, and growing environmental concerns provide China with daunting challenges in improving the quality of growth. The rapid growth that will remain China's ...