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Ellington, Lucien – Social Education, 2013
In this article, the author presents a truer picture than economic historians have previously had of the economies of Tokugawa Japan, and Britain during the Industrial Revolution. Though substantially different, both societies were prosperous compared to most of the rest of the world. Japan's economic success began in the Tokugawa period…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economics, Industrialization, Fiscal Capacity
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Shields, Robin – Comparative Education Review, 2013
This article analyzes changes to the network of international student mobility in higher education over a 10-year period (1999-2008). International student flows have increased rapidly, exceeding 3 million in 2009, and extensive data on mobility provide unique insight into global educational processes. The analysis is informed by three theoretical…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Foreign Students, Network Analysis, Global Approach
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Oslington, Paul; Towers, Isaac – Journal of Economic Education, 2009
Despite overwhelming empirical evidence of the failure of factor price equalization, most teaching of international trade theory (even at the graduate level) assumes that economies are incompletely specialized and that factor price equalization holds. The behavior of trading economies in the absence of factor price equalization is not well…
Descriptors: International Trade, Economics, Theories, Labor Market
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Min, Byung S.; Falvey, Rod – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Study at a foreign university can be an important way of developing international human capital. We investigate factors affecting international student flows for higher education and their consequences for bilateral market integration in Australia. Estimation results demonstrate that income, cost competitiveness, migration network effects and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Human Capital, Income
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Barczyk, Casimir C.; Duncan, Doris G. – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2012
Internet technology and Web 2.0 applications have enabled social networking media to expand in ways that link people globally. By fostering communication, social networks hold immense potential for the enhancement of teaching, especially in the business arena. This article defines social networking and provides a framework for understanding the…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Internet, International Trade, Data Analysis
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Orrenius, Pia M.; Zavodny, Madeline – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2012
The economic gains from immigration are much like those from international trade: The economy benefits overall from immigration, but there are distributional effects that create both winners and losers. Immigration is different from trade, however, in that the physical presence of the people who provide the goods and services that drive the…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Public Policy, Immigration, International Trade
Weiner, David; Mamacos, Peter; Katz, Sherman E.; Rothenberg, Laurence E. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005
The tremendous growth of international trade over the past several decades has both affected and been affected by of globalization. The volume of world trade since 1950 has increased twenty-folds-from $320 billion to $6.8 trillion, which exceeds expansion in the rate of production by three times. As a result, consumers around the world now enjoy a…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Public Agencies, Economic Progress, International Trade
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Porterfield, Rebecca I.; Clark, Lawrence; Keating, Robert J. – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2014
Business schools around the world are seeking partner relationships that will support the growing need for well-educated business professionals. The dilemma for many U.S. regional business schools is the trade-off between establishing international partnerships while ensuring educational integrity through quality assurance. This assurance can be…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Quality Assurance, Educational Quality
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Gilbert, John – Journal of Economic Education, 2004
Students at all levels benefit from a multi-faceted approach to learning abstract material. The most commonly used technique in teaching the pure theory of international trade is a combination of geometry and algebraic derivations. Numerical simulation can provide a valuable third support to these approaches. The author describes a simple…
Descriptors: International Trade, Teaching Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction, Geometric Concepts
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Yue, Siwei; Wang, Xuefei – Higher Education Studies, 2014
Based on a corpus of 296 authentic business emails produced in computer-mediated business communication from 7 Chinese international trade enterprises, this paper addresses the language strategy applied in CMC (Computer-mediated Communication) by examining the use of hedges. With the emergence of internet, a wider range of hedges are applied…
Descriptors: Business Communication, International Trade, Electronic Mail, Computer Mediated Communication
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Wei, Hao – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2013
This paper, based on the data of 48 countries and regions from 1999 to 2008, studies the economic and educational determinants of how countries of different types attract international students. The study finds that: the volume of merchandise trade between countries facilitates international student mobility across borders; international students…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Economic Factors, Foreign Students, Developing Nations
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Larsen, Kurt; Vincent-Lancrin, Stephan – Higher Education Management and Policy, 2002
Analyzes the challenges and opportunities that international trade in educational services represents for higher education systems in industrialized and developing countries and shows the importance of international quality assurance in education. Makes the case that the lifelong learning sector is most likely to be affected by developments…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Trade, Lifelong Learning, Services
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Sun, Ling – International Education Studies, 2010
The increase in international trade and the information technology boom led us to begin to face the previously unthinkable of academic shortage towards vocational education. The main objective of this paper is to present the problem and find ways to solve it. The main finding included lack of investment from society and high degree involvement of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Investment, Government Role
Frampton, Caelie – Education Canada, 2008
When U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama suggested he would reopen the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for negotiation, the ensuing debate demonstrated that international trade agreements are controversial. A new interprovincial trade agreement between British Columbia and Alberta, the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement…
Descriptors: International Trade, Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Educational Environment
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Rice, James – Social Forces, 2007
We evaluate the argument that international trade influences disproportionate cross-national utilization of global renewable natural resources. Such uneven dynamics are relevant to the consideration of inequitable appropriation of environmental space in particular and processes of ecological unequal exchange more generally. Using OLS regression…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Income, International Trade, Developing Nations
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