Local Dynamics in an Era of Globalization

Local Dynamics in an Era of Globalization

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These papers discuss some of the major aspects of decentralization and urban change in the context of globalization.... an import tax of 41 percent, a registration fee of 140 percent, and annual road taxes that depend on the vehiclea#39;s engine capacity. ... For example, a new Toyota Corolla with an import value of S$ 18, 000 cost approximately S$l 10, 000 (or US $65, 000). ... a pair of gantries: The first has antennas that check smart cards on approaching vehicles and debit the card. ... routes while a government-owned company operates the rapid-transit system and a linked 8-kilometer light-rail system.

Title:Local Dynamics in an Era of Globalization
Author:Shahid Yusuf, Weiping Wu, Simon J. Evenett
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 2000


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