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Essays on the growth of Chinese cities
The dissertation consists of two essays on several prominent impetuses that have fueled China's economic growth in the last two decades. The first essay examines the determinants of economic growth in Chinese cities, with ...
Changes in reported tar yields and cigarette design in samples of Chinese cigarettes, 2009-2012
The Chinese tobacco industry has been under the control of the government since the 1950s, and there is little done to control tobacco and its use. Due to the displaying of ISO TNCO yields on the cigarette pack, many ...
Cannibalizing the Philippines: Spain's "Just War" Against the Zambales 1572-1605
This thesis explores the Zambales' resistance to Spanish colonization in the Philippines in light of the silver trade between New Spain and China. Sources include texts regarding first encounters, history of the Philippines, ...