Introduction to Intercultural Economics by Rongxing Guo

By Rongxing Guo

This publication provides a methodological framework for the research of intercultural concerns often misinterpreted by means of present theories. It makes use of a challenge-and-response conception of cultural improvement to ascertain the connection among diversified traditional mess ups and threats and the advancements of old civilizations. The spatial interplay of historical civilizations is classified; and 4 non-linear styles of intercultural dynamics are offered. Our empirical analyses of the 4 significant historic civilizations (the Mesopotamian, the Egyptian, the Indus, and the chinese language) specialise in intercultural impacts in addition to how they've got formed the spatial dynamics of the area as a whole.

This ebook additionally examines a variety of elements of intercultural financial affects, similar to these of tradition on overseas alternate. proof from a vast panel of countries helps the presumption that high-income alternate companions may be much less delicate to the measures of cultural dissimilarity than low-income exchange companions among which cultural dissimilarity results in boundaries to overseas alternate. The therapy of linguistic and spiritual components as non-stop variables during this booklet has stronger earlier stories within which ‘language’ used to be taken care of as a number of dummy variables and ‘religion’ used to be ignored.

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70 (1970–90). 1 Literature Review 47 import the commodity produced by relatively scarce and expensive factor (see Heckscher 1919; Ohlin 1933). A. Samuelson and therefore is also called Heckscher– Ohlin–Samuelson (H–O–S) theorem (Samuelson 1948, 1949). According to the H–O–S theorem, international trade will bring about equalization in the relative and absolute returns to homogeneous factors across nations. The first empirical test of the H–O model was conducted by Leontief (1954) using 1947 US data, which demonstrates that US import substitutes were about 30% more capital-intensive than US exports.

Attempts at controlling the Yellow river began, according to existing historical records, as early as the twenty-second century BC. A great engineer named Yu was appointed to take preventive measures after a disastrous flood, who came up with the idea of dredging the river to encouraging the water to flow in its proper channel. Yu later was made the emperor of China’s first dynasty, the Xia, for his contribution to the control of terrible flooding of the Yellow river. The Yellow river had bore the test of almost all kinds of upheavals and difficulties, and finally created the continuous Chinese civilization (see the latter part of Sect.

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