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Great Divergence - Wikipedia

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Great Divergence" is a term coined by Samuel Huntington referring to the process by which the ... The process was accompanied and reinforced by the Age of Discovery and ... Western Europe, Chin...

The economies of some countries in northwest Europe were ...

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petroleum under the north sea ... The economies of some countries in northwest Europe were improved in the 1970s by the discovery of? The economies of some countries in northwest Europe ... economies of many Middle Eastern countries? The discovery of oil affected the economies of the Middle East greatly. Since the ...

Global Airline Industry Program - MIT

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The airline industry itself is a major economic force, both in terms of its own ... At the same time, airlines were heavily regulated throughout the world, creating ... both domestic air travel within each country and, perhaps more importantly, the .... in flight schedules alleviated some of the pressure on the aviation infrastructure,...

Railroads facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Other lines were built across the more open and level country of the Middle West. ... In 1885, forty-two improved couplers were tested in Buffalo, New York. ... was adopted as the standard; Janney's design remained in use until the 1970s. ..... More recently, the small number of freight railroads has caused some concern ...

Immigration in the United States: New Economic, Social, Political ...

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Apr 16, 2013 ... Immigration has contributed to many of the economic, social, and political ... Arriving immigrants were screened for the first time under this act, and entry ... the first time, and a per-country limit of 20,000 was set for Eastern Europe. .... travel to the United States, despite some being known by U.S. intelligence ...

Baby Boom - AP U.S. History Topic Outlines - Study Notes

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The postwar economy proved to be more robust, which encouraged families to ... the cities, especially in the northwest, were minorities from southern states. ... an unprecedented level of growth that lasted until the early 1970s. ... The war decimated the infrastructure, and the economies of many countries in Europe and Asia, ...

Economic growth in Europe - Université catholique de Louvain

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growth performance in the 1970s and 1980s, particularly when seen against its very high unemployment ... by all of the countries in north-west Europe except Austria and Finland. There had ... Since 1960, Belgian performance has distinctly improved. The 1960s were ..... Some inefficient firms closed or were merged into.

World review of fisheries and aquaculture - Food and Agriculture ...

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improved distribution channels, world fish food supply has grown .... in the mid- 1990s, catches were about 2 million tonnes in the mid-2000s but have since ... Atlantic salmon in Chile, oysters in Europe, and marine shrimp farming in several ... some developing countries in Asia and the Pacific (Myanmar and Papua New ...

Twentieth Century Growth - Department of Economics - University of ...

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This paper surveys the experience of economic growth in the 20th century ... experience into a broader historical context, and highlight some of the ways ... The estimates indicate that European countries had incomes well above this level long ... were adjusted appropriately TFP growth might be pushed down very close to ...

AP US History - Worthington Schools

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1: C. In the Northeast and along the Atlantic Seaboard some societies developed a ... 2: D. In the economies of the Spanish colonies, Indian labor, used in the ... 2: E. European exploration and conquest were fueled by a desire for new .... to draw conclusions about the issues that shaped and continue to shape this country.

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FIELD LISTING - CIA

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The 2008 European economic crisis drove the return migration of some ... Unlike in other West African countries, where rural people move to the coast, farmers from ... economy improved shortly after independence in 1966 with the discovery of ... In the early 1970s, about a third of Botswana's male labor force worked in ...

Economic History of Malaysia - EH.net

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Malaysia is perhaps the best example of a country in which the economic roles and ... 1870), and northwest Borneo (Sarawak from 1841 and North Borneo from 1882). ... These crops were labor, not capital, intensive and in some cases quickly ... Tin mining also attracted attention from European, mainly British, investors who ...

Gas pipeline co-operation between political ... - Chatham House

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Europe during the 1970s and early 1980s, when the political circumstances for such ... relatively isolated economies of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) and the. “western” ... During the Cold War, OECD European countries were referred to as “western” despite the fact that some – such as Austria – are ...