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    World Bank Group and the nominal exchange rate came from the IMF. For collecting these data, it is no doubt that the secondary research method was the feasible way in comparison with the primary research. However, there were three limitations of the entire research. The first source of weakness in this study that might affect the measurements of PPP was the data. The paper only considered the CPI as the independent variable and did not take into account other price index, the result of model evaluation therefore may not be accurate and comprehensive. The second shortcoming of the study was the paucity of the sample. Apart from the CPI, the samples of the bilateral nominal exchange rate used in the empirical research were only based on Japanese Yen to Indian Rupee, without thinking about the conditions of other currencies. Thirdly, it is unfortunate that this study employed only the linear model, but did not include the non-linear model. Since the small sample size is unlikely to be tested for non-linear model in the empirical research, which is bound to cause several certain restrictions. In a word, studying the effectiveness of the PPP theory has theoretical significance and practical value, which could be also conductive to interpreting the formation mechanism of the exchange rate. It is therefore suggested that more experimental investigations about PPP should improve the exchange rate determination model in order to better forecast the movements of the exchange rate in…

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    Transactions that is on the way could not be able to completed, leading to financial loss (Bank of Queensland, 2015). In Nestle’s case, agreed transactions between Nestle Japan and suppliers or service providers in Australia or other countries could be interrupted by Japanese government, Australian government and government in other countries. This could lead to financial loss to either or both parties. For political environmental risks, Nestle could not do anything to control this risk but…

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    Abenomics Case Study

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    Although exports have risen to the United States, they have fallen to the other main trading partners, China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong [10]. When Shinzo Abe took office in 2012, exports were at a low, roughly 4500 billion Japanese yen and while there is a lot of movement, the numbers, over time, have continued to rise. The highest ever recorded sales in Japan was 7582 billion JPY and occurred in 2008, just prior to the recession. Since that time, and especially since 2012, export sales…

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    A staggering twenty percent of the Japanese population exceeds the age of 65 (Panda)! In comparison to the United States with an average age of 38, Japan’s median age surpasses that by 9 years (Find the Data). As a result, not many women give birth each year; only about 1.39 births per woman (Panda). In examining the long, distinguished history, social, and economic status of Japan, one discovers the ongoing struggle for Japan to raise its birthrate in order to save its economy. Although Japan…

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    Soba Research Paper

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    Okinawan Soba is made up of Chinese noodles with Japanese flavoring and soup. I relate to Okinawan soba because Okinawa is closer to Japan than to China, even though my father’s ancestors are from Taiwan or the Chinese noodles. I believe that I identify more to my Japanese side because I lived in Japan for the first few years of my life, I even went to a Japanese-speaking school during Kindergarten. In Japan a candle-lit ceremony is held, that is called the Bon Odori or Bon…

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    “Please believe that one single positive dream is more important than a thousand negative realities” (Yen Mah xii). This quote was written by the author of Chinese Cinderella who taught that one dream can be better than all your negative realities. This novel is very encouraging to have faith even when times are ruthless. In the story, Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah, the memoir really inspires students to stand up for what they believe. Through Adeline's struggles, it teaches readers to…

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    Ben And Jerrys Case Study

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    addition, there were at least six Japanese ice cream manufacturers selling a super premium product.  Despite the challenges of entering Japan, it would not be necessary to educate the consumers to super premium ice creams. Japanese consumers were known for demanding high quality products with great varieties of new flavors, attributes which characterized the Ben and Jerry’s product…

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    Chinese Cinderella

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    Imagine being forgotten by your father, bullied by your step-mother, and tormented by your siblings. Adeline Yen Mah endured these things every day, with her only escape as school and her roommate, Aunt Baba, and her grandfather, Ye Ye. In the memoir, Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah, Adeline has a troubled youth. The people that she looks towards for support are Ye Ye and Aunt Baba, and they help her to overcome her abusive childhood. Adeline’s grandfather Ye Ye cares for Adeline in a…

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    Without a stable family, life for Jeannette Walls and Adeline Yen Mah was disastrous. Though they both come from different cultural backgrounds, they share similar experiences of a tragic childhood. In Yen Mah’s autobiography, Falling Leaves, she recaps her life in a disunited family under a strict step-mother, Niang. Yen Mah tries desperately to distance herself from Niang by traveling to America, only to discover that Niang did not care enough about Adeline to leave a portion of her money in…

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    Adeline Yen Mah’s autobiography, Chinese Cinderella, tells the tale of a young girl in 20th century China who was severely abused and neglected throughout her childhood. Her story also resembles the Chinese Cinderella story Yeh-Shen. Throughout her novel, many themes and issues are addressed including Adeline’s perseverance, her broken family relationships and realising her own self worth and importance. Through multiple positioning techniques and Yen Mah’s vivid vignettes, readers gain personal…

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