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Oligopoly, regional development and the political economy of separatism, with a case study of the United Kingdom and Scotland (2017-12-07)The present thesis aims to increase our understanding of the causes of separatism. The inspiration for this topic comes from the fact that separatist conflicts can become extremely destructive, and thus a better understanding ...
(2017-11-07)This thesis explains how China’s banking system has evolved since the establishment of the socialist market economy in 1993, when the state began to develop a more standardised and robust system of banking regulation and ...
What factors determine the success and failure of innovation in China? A systemic study of the Chinese mining industry (2017-11-01)China's economy has enjoyed rapid development in recent decades. Its achievements in innovation, however, are far from satisfactory. So why is it the case that innovation has not followed? The mining industry is chosen as ...