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  Newly industrialized countries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The category of Newly industrializing countries (NICs) is a social/economic classification status applied to several countries around the world by political scientists and economists.
NICs are countries that are not quite yet at the status of a full-fledged first world nation, but still more advanced than countries in the third world or in the category of least developed countries.
NICs began to be recognized in the 1970s when the so-called "East Asian Tigers" of Hong Kong (SAR of the People's Republic of China), South Korea, Singapore and the Republic of China (Taiwan) rose to global prominence with rapid industrial growth since the 1960s, most now having evolved beyond this status (see developed countries).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Newly_industrialized_countries   (299 words)

 Newly industrialized countries - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Newly industrialized countries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Country formerly classified as less developed, but which is becoming rapidly industrialized.
The first wave of countries to be identified as newly industrializing included Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan.
These countries underwent rapid industrial growth in the 1970s and 1980s, attracting significant financial investment, and are now associated with high-technology industries.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Newly+Industrialized+Countries   (137 words)

 Packet Radio: Applications for Libraries in Developing Countries (1993) - UDT Series on Data Communication Technologies ...
The countries that fall into this broad category are far-flung and extremely diverse, with different ethnic and historical backgrounds, disparate social and political realities, and varying levels of economic and technological development.
Given the great diversity between developing countries, and the information infrastructures within them, it is extremely difficult, if not unwise, to attempt to apply a single solution such as packet radio to their problems.
Developing country libraries, and developing countries in general, suffer from a host of problems and it is obviously impossible to address even a very small proportion of them.
www.ifla.org /VI/5/reports/rep5/51.htm   (1471 words)

 Internet Commerce - DRCLAS News Winter 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Some developing countries may also be able to use the Internet to grab a larger share of the global computer software, hardware and services industry, taking advantage to the opportunity that Internet technology itself affords to decentralize operations and share know-how and management across borders.
To begin with, many developing countries are finding that their existing telephone and computer networks are not adequate to support the mass deployment of quality Internet services, and that it is costly to upgrade their computers, higher speed wide-area "backbone" networks, and local access.
Furthermore, many developing and newly industrialized countries governments also derive a large fraction of their revenues from value-added, customs, and sales taxes, and thus are unlikely to accept proposals not to tax Web commerce.
www.fas.harvard.edu /~drclas/publications/revista/internet/henry.htm   (1461 words)

 WHO | Press release
As developing countries modernize, they are more able to control communicable diseases, and the life expectancy of their populations increases.
This is partly because of their adoption of lifestyles similar to those in industrialized countries, and the accompanying risk factors - high blood pressure, smoking, high blood cholesterol levels, unhealthy diet, physical in-activity and obesity.
In the industrialized countries themselves, meanwhile, deaths rates from coronary heart disease have declined dramatically in the last 30 years.
www.who.int /whr/1997/media_centre/press_release/en/index2.html   (341 words)

 The export of environmental responsibility - Editorial Archives of Environmental Health - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The majority of industrial investment in developing countries in the past decade was made by foreign companies or foreign investment groups.[1] Much of this investment comes from multinational corporations, many of which bring a corporate experience in occupational safety and health and a commitment to environmental protection along with their industry.
In most countries, industry is sought by cities and states to provide jobs for its citizens, to support population growth, and to provide the tax base that supports community services.
When the industry migrates from the United States to Mexico, it not only takes advantage of lower wages, it also profits from the low tax base found in areas that are not spending on such things as sewage systems, water treatment plants, schools, and public transportation.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0907/is_n1_v49/ai_14930008   (789 words)

 Business :  EDUCATION:Education level can make Lagos most industrialised city in ...
Educational performance in terms of the level and structure of education in a country, relative to the level obtainable in such developed countries like USA, UK and Canada, can serve as criterion for joining the league of Newly Industrialized Countries, (NICs).
Explaining the unconscious emergence of Lagos state as a Newly Industrialized City/state, he submitted that countries within the framework of Newly Industrialized countries are selected on the basis of some indicators relating to their industrialization programmes.
They represent the emergence of a small group of countries as producers and exporters of manufactured goods; goods which were earlier within the monopoly of the advanced industrialized countries.
www.vanguardngr.com /articles/2002/features/fe330092004.html   (1206 words)

 Latitudes Volume 1 -- Newly Industrialized Countries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In this essay, the author argues that the practice of presenting the Newly Industrialized Countries of Asia as models for economic development is unjustified since the factors which facilitated their development are not present in the current global economy.
This experience of the NICs has been seen by many to prove that the EOI strategy for development is far superior to that of the import-restraining import substitution industrialization (ISI).
These two aspects were present for the NICs during their shift from an ISI to an EOI strategy, and in the consequent EOI period, but are absent in the present global economy.
ssmu.mcgill.ca /journals/latitudes/1nics.htm   (3028 words)

 U.S. international transactions, second quarter 1993 Survey of Current Business - Find Articles
In the second quarter, the U.S. dollar depreciated 3 percent on a trade-weighted quarterly average basis against the currencies of the 10 industrial countries and 2 percent against the currencies of 26 countries comprising the 22 OECD countries and the 4 newly industrialized countries in Asia (table B, chart 1).
By area, the largest increases in nonagricultural exports were to Canada, where economic growth was strong, and to the newly industrialized countries in Asia.
The decrease in soybeans was to Western Europe, and the decrease in wheat was to developing countries in Asia.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3SUR/is_n9_v73/ai_14273025   (854 words)

 Newly industrializing economy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "Newly Industrializing Economy", coined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), describes developing countries that have enjoyed rapid economic growth and can be described as "middle-income" countries.
The term was first applied to Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan, but it is often extended to other countries.
This page was last modified 13:37, 3 August 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Newly_industrializing_economy   (92 words)

 Trading arrangements and industrial development
The problem with this analysis is that it starts from assuming a pattern of comparative advantage of newly industrialized countries.
The experience of these countries suggests the need for an analysis in which the pattern of comparative advantage is not set in stone but is potentially flexible, and in which less developed countries can develop and converge in both income and economic structure to industrial economies.
Economic development can be thought of as the spread of these concentrations from country to country.
ideas.repec.org /p/wbk/wbrwps/1787.html   (1119 words)

 Universität Trier - OPUS - Diversification of Foreign Exchange Reserves in Newly Industrialized Countries
The facts point out, that the Euro's emergence will not change the fact that the USD will continue to be the major currency of transaction balances of the central banks in Taiwan and Thailand.
In order to answer the question about diversification of monetary reserves as idle balance in the two NICs, we carry out an analysis of the portfolio approach, which is based on the basic ideas of the Tobin-Markowitz model.
This analysis shows that Taiwan and/or Thailand respectively cannot reduce risk at a given rate of return or increase the rate of return at a given risk by diversifying their monetary reserves as idle balance from the USD to the Euro.
ubt.opus.hbz-nrw.de /volltexte/2004/161   (286 words)

 Industrial pollution in economic development: Kuznets revisited
To explore the implications of their findings, the authors stimulate recent trends in industrial water pollution for industrial economies in the OECD (Organization for the Economic Cooperation and Development), the newly industrialized countries, Asian developing countries, and ex-COMECON (Poland and former Soviet Union) economies.
They find roughly stable emissions in the OECD and ex-COMECON economies, moderate increases in the newly industrialized countries, and rapidly growing pollution in the Asian developing countries.
Their estimates for the 1980s suggest that Asian developing countries displaced the OECD economies as the greatest generators of industrial water pollution.
ideas.repec.org /p/wbk/wbrwps/1876.html   (589 words)

 Regional and Country Highlights - Newly industrialized economies - ADB.org
Regional and Country Highlights - Newly industrialized economies - ADB.org
The strong economic recovery in the NIEs, which has occurred since 1999, accelerated in 2000.
With the exception of the Republic of Korea, ADB has no operations in the NIEs.
www.adb.org /Countries/Highlights/NIE.asp   (204 words)

 International Economic Data - Economic Data - FRB Dallas
Databank containing labor force surveys from the early 1990s from countries with quite different labor market structures.
Contains households survey from 25 countries in a database, which allows studies of international economic comparisons.
Also maintains a database of nearly 100 annual macro indicators on all OECD countries.
www.dallasfed.org /data/interdata.html   (199 words)

 TIME.com: Newly Industrialized Countries -- Oct. 19, 1987 -- Page 1
While the mighty exporters of Japan and Western Europe draw most of the attention, about one-quarter of the U.S. trade deficit is the work of a pesky group of second-tier nations known as the newly industrialized countries.
From 1980 to 1986, NIC exports jumped 56%, to $175 billion.
Leaving many high-tech fields to the other NICs, Hong Kong is concentrating on being a financial center.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,965787,00.html   (709 words)

 SIEPR Faculty and Staff - Biographies - Lawrence J. Lau
Currently, he is conducting research on the theory and empirical analysis of production and technological change, economic growth of industrialized and newly industrialized countries, the East Asian currency crisis, and economic reform in China and other economies of transition.
The Sources of Economic Growth of the East Asian Newly Industrialized Countries Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol.
The Sources of Long-Term Economic Growth: Observations From the Experience of Developed and Developing Countries in The Mosaic of Economic Growth, Stanford University Press 1996 (with Ralph Landau, Timothy Taylor and Gavin Wright, eds.)
siepr.stanford.edu /people/lawrence_lau.html   (197 words)

 Find in a Library: The newly industrialized countries and the information technology revolution : the Brazilian ...
The newly industrialized countries and the information technology revolution : the Brazilian experience
To find this item in a library, enter a postal code, state, province, or country in the field above.
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worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/0249e25cb2349ccca19afeb4da09e526.html   (83 words)

 Sources of Economic Growth of the East Asian Newly Industrialized Countries, The - Shorenstein APARC
Sources of Economic Growth of the East Asian Newly Industrialized Countries, The - Shorenstein APARC
Sources of Economic Growth of the East Asian Newly Industrialized Countries, The
Reprint from the Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 1995.
aparc.stanford.edu /publications/10120   (38 words)

 COURSE DESCRIPTION:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Five decades of the idea of development as a process by which ‘backward’ countries would ‘catch up’ with the industrialized world- courtesy of its assistance has spawned an industry of thinking and practice and undergone much evolution (Maggie Black, 2002).
The course will also examine main issues in development and dependency, newly industrialized countries(NICs), neo-liberalism and structural adjustment programs, trade, aid and debt, social development and the UN’s millennium development goals (MDG’s), 1990s sustainable development issues (NGOs, Micro-credits, Environment, Biodiversity, Geo-Globalization) and political development.
- newly industrialized countries(nics) and export oriented industrialization (eoi)
www.udel.edu /poscir/rkedozie/politicaleconomycourse.htm   (363 words)

 UT Martin Mktg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The continued economic development of Mexico, and many other Latin American countries, is primarily limited by:
According to the Department of Commerce, over 75% of the growth in world trade that is expected to attend the emergence of 130 developing countries over the next 20 years will be found in ten so-called:
The principal trading partner of the United States in Eastern Europe is:
www.utm.edu /staff/johnston/410ch9.htm   (150 words)

 joewp.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Problems and Potentials in the Development of Newly-Industrialized Countries: The Case of Taiwan
U.S. Interventions and Economic Development in Small, Poor Countries: The Cases of Taiwan and Nicaragua
Joseph E. Medley is associate professor and Chairman of the Economics Department at the University of Southern Maine
www.usm.maine.edu /eco/joe/works/joewp.html   (78 words)

 Haiti   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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For nearly two decades, Haiti has struggled to emerge from a cycle of internal conflicts that have devastated its economy and inflicted severe hardship on its population.
Occupying the western third of the island of Hispaniola, Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and one of the most disadvantaged in the world.
worldbank.org /html/dec/.../WPS1800series/wps1876/wps1876-abstract.html   (217 words)

 Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Energy and Energy-Related Bibliographic Citations
Energy Citations Database (ECD) Document #5690001 - Nuclear energy: an answer for the newly industrialized countries
Availability information may be found in the Availability, Publisher, Research Organization, Resource Relation and/or Author (affiliation information) fields and/or via the "Full-text Availability" link.
Nuclear energy: an answer for the newly industrialized countries
www.osti.gov /energycitations/product.biblio.jsp?osti_id=5690001   (127 words)

 Fall 2003 Seminar Series: Speaker Bio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Naushad has been a Consulting Associate Professor in the Management Science and Engineering program at Stanford University since 1987.
He has developed courses in Technology and Policy in Newly Industrialized Countries and the Management of Technology in Firms in Newly Industrialized Countries.
Naushad received his Bachelors and Master's Degrees from Stanford University; and his Ph.D in Industrial Engineering was on the Process of Technical Enterpreneurship in India, also from Stanford.
fuji.stanford.edu /events/fall03/bio/forbesBio.html   (98 words)

 New international price series published by Nation and region (EXCERPT) Monthly Labor Review Online, June 1992
The trade share for the developed countries was 65.4 percent, compared with 34.6 percent for the developing countries.
This excerpt is from an article published in the June 1992 issue of the Monthly Labor Review.
) includes Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and Luxembourg; and the Asian Newly Industrialized Countries (
www.bls.gov /opub/mlr/1992/06/art2exc.htm   (212 words)

 Stanford Economics Faculty Profile
Research Interests: Economic theory, economic development, applied microeconomics, econometrics, agricultural economics, industrial economics, East Asian studies.
Current Research: Theory and empirical analysis of production and technological change, economic growth of industrialized and newly industrialized countries, econometrics model of China, East Asian currency crisis, economics of transition.
Representative Recent Publications: (1)“The Sources of Economic Growth of the East Asian Newly Industrialized Countries,” (with J.-I. Kim) Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol.
www-econ.stanford.edu /faculty/lau.html   (181 words)

 EconPapers: Trade and Inequality in Developing Countries: An Empirical Assessment
Trade and Inequality in Developing Countries: An Empirical Assessment
Abstract: Developing and newly industrialized countries that have experienced the sharpest increases in wage inequality are those whose export shares have shifted towards more skill-intensive goods.
We argue that this can be explained by technological catch-up.
econpapers.repec.org /paper/redsed004/535.htm   (261 words)

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