Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2019

  • Polarization of Wealth, Saving and Terminable Currency

    Ma Quanxiu, Mou Yong

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 88-97
    Received: 23 June 2019
    Accepted: 12 July 2019
    Published: 30 July 2019
    Abstract: Extreme polarization of wealth, a prominent issue occurring in the long human history characterized by the rule of emperor, remains a serious problem in a very few nations. The modern times have seen how the worsening rich-poor divide led to the breaking out of the two world wars and a series of social problems. In some sense, rich-poor divide resu... Show More
  • Analysis of the Financial Profitability of Cashew Farms in Côte d’Ivoire: Case of the Gbêkê, Hambol, Poro and Worodougou Regions

    Noufou Coulibaly, Kone Siaka, Yapi Yapo Magloire, Toure Sally

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 98-105
    Received: 17 June 2019
    Accepted: 18 July 2019
    Published: 10 August 2019
    Abstract: Low yields from cashew farms and producers’ low income led the coaching organisation represented by the Cotton and Cashew Board to question the impact of the implementation of good agricultural practices (GAPs) on yields and income. The objective of this work was to study the financial profitability of cashew production in some areas in Côte d'Ivoi... Show More
  • Evaluation of the Impact of Various Doha Round Conclusion Scenarios at the WTO Agricultural Negotiation

    Kone Siaka, Noufou Coulibaly, Yapi Yapo Magloire, Djina Djolo Jean Marc Junior

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 106-113
    Received: 28 July 2019
    Accepted: 29 August 2019
    Published: 19 September 2019
    Abstract: This paper evaluates the impacts of various scenarios proposed in the context of the WTO Doha Round agricultural negotiations and a new scenario that considers differential treatment for developing countries. The objective of this paper is to contribute to find the desired consensus among WTO members to facilitate trade and avoid trade wars. We use... Show More
  • The Trends of the Average Propensities to Consume and Urban-rural Consumption Inequality in China

    Chen Zongsheng, Wu Zhiqiang

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 114-127
    Received: 4 December 2018
    Accepted: 6 September 2019
    Published: 24 September 2019
    Abstract: As the average propensities to consume between urban and rural residents are different, the consumption inequality and the income inequality inverted-U curves are different in the process of urbanization (economic development). It shows urban-rural consumption inequality passes the turning point of the inverted-U curve during 2000 and 2002, which i... Show More