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Modern Economy

Why “Austerity” Failed in Greece: Testing the Validity of Macro-Economic Models

Author(s):Frederick Betz, Elias Carayannis ABSTRACT During the Euro Crisis which began in 2009 and is still continuing in 2015, Greece provided an interesting case of an empirical test of some macro-economic theories—particularly the theory underpinning the European Union (EU) policy … Continue reading

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Does Money Fly? The Economic Value of Migratory Birdwatching in Xochimilco, Mexico

Author(s): Daniel A. Revollo-Fernández ABSTRACT This paper estimates the economic value that national and international birdwatchers have to keep an urban wetland in this case, Xochimilco (Mexico), as a place of rest, food and/or shelter for migratory birds from North … Continue reading

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Discussion on Issues of Inheritance of Internet Virtual Property

ABSTRACT With the increasingly close connection between the Internet and citizens, the Internet virtual property is increasing in large amount. Although the viewpoints the parties hold about “virtual property” are different in the judicial practice, the analysis from the perspective … Continue reading

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Three policy priorities for sustainable development: More equitable societies, greener economies, rights-based population policies

Author:Michael Herrmann The greatest challenge of the century is to meet the needs of current and future generations, of a large and growing world population, while at the same time ensuring the sustainability of the natural environment. The current development … Continue reading

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Population aging: Success of past policies, or next big threats to economies?

Author: Michael Herrmann Only two years ago, the world population will reach the 7 billion mark and by mid-century it will have growth to well over 9 billion, according to the latest projections. However, the global trend masks a large and … Continue reading

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