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Asian and global financial crises : implications for East Asian regionalism
The consequences of the Asian and global financial crises for East Asian regionalism were divergent. This generated contrasting expectations of how regional institutions should respond. This in turn has led to ...
Manila hostage tragedy : a lesson in crisis management
The hostage crisis in Manila took place in Quirino grandstand which commemorates the Philippine democratic struggle, and where elected heads of state take their vow of office, including President Benigno Aquino. ...
Rule of law or national security? : legal policy shifts under Obama
While the George W Bush administration was internationally vilified for applying legal double standards in its “war on terror”, President Barack Obama has been earnest in ensuring that US national security ...
Beyond petroleum : limits of risk management
The cost of the BP oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has now surpassed the US$3bn mark. That may prove to be a drop in the ocean compared to what will come if governments, businesses and civil-society groups the world over ...
Pulp friction : southern environment or western agendas?
Campaigns against big pulp and palm oil producers in Indonesia appear to be driven by local activists on the ground. In reality, they are facilitated by huge budgets and shaped by agendas emanating from the West.
G20 Summit : the need to regulate short-termism
At the G20 summit coming up in Toronto on 26-27 June, leaders are expected to focus on how to avoid a repeat of the recent global financial crisis. However, the IMF’s recommendations fail to address a key issue -- ...
Insured financial options
The purpose of this paper is to introduce the fundamental concept of option insurance into the practice of financial option market. Two starkly-dissimilar concepts of insurance and financial options are integrated into ...
On range and response : dimensions of process flexibility
There are two dimensions to process flexibility: range versus response. Range is the extent to which a system can adapt, while response is the rate at which the system can adapt. Although both dimensions are important, the ...
Optimal work-in-process inventory levels for high-variety, low-volume manufacturing systems
This article considers a manufacturing system that operates in a high-variety, low-volume environment, with significant setup times. The goal is to determine the optimal Work-In-Process (WIP) inventory levels for operating ...
Social mobility in Singapore
(Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2010)
Abstract not available.