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In 1999 there was a collapse of the banking system which led to a financial crisis musing hyperinflation (Luis, L and Jacome, H, 2004). Between 2006-2014 the GINI coefficient was showing a fall from 0.54 to 0.47 and displaying improvements in income for indigent population (World Bank, 2017). Ecuador?s employment sectors are mainly build of agricultural, industrial and service industry. Often indigenous families are limited to low-paid agrarian jobs keeping their communities in permanent poverty and passing it on generation to generation, (Statista, 2017).
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FDI inflow has become a volatile factor in Thailands economy, reaching its highest level in 2013 at $15.5 billion followed by a sharp decrease from $5.7 billion to $1.6 billion in 2016
Services, agricultural products, paper and chemical goods being the main sectors of investment (Banco Santander, 2017). Thailand?s GDP was at $406.84 billion in 2016, up 150% since 2005 (World Bank, 2017). The unstable political environment of Thailand has been followed by military coups and numerous governmental changes. However, Thailand remains an open-market orientated economy, promoting its employment and transfer technology (International Trade Administration, 2017). To access Thailand?s market, the government has set out policies such as The Foreign Business Act B.E (2542) which is a law that governorates FDIs in Thailand (Deloitte, 2017). The government also created the Board of Investment (BOI)
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Should countries industrialise in order to develop? What is the role of capital market development in the process?
The role of industrialisation in the country?s economic development: a conceptual framework The question of whether countries should industrialise in order to develop is a question about the relationship between industrialisation and the level of development. Recent research suggests that industrial development is one of the most important drivers of structural change which is key in the process of economic development (Katuria and Raj (2009), Rodrik (2009) ,Szirmai and Verspagen (2010). For developing countries, industrialisation helps to increase the social labour productivity as well as providing various emergent consumables.
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Unions have played a significant role in workforce history, have they outlived their purpose in the USA?
The first successful strike in building trades took place in 1791 when Philadelphia carpenters campaigned for a ten-hour workday. The need for both skilled and unskilled labor mushroomed during the Industrial Revolution and the Civil War, and the subsequent discontinuation of slavery helped to illustrate the right of workers to receive a fair wage for their labor. The first halting steps beyond separate craft guilds at the local level occurred between 1833 and 1837, when workers in a wide range of skilled jobs formed citywide labor organizations in and around Boston, New York, and Philadelphia. Their goal was to resist the longer hours and wage cuts that were being demanded by employers.
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