Science, Technology & Public Policy


Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023

  • Research on the Development Path of Cultural Pension for the Elderly in Rural China

    Yueying Li

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 47-51
    Received: 18 June 2023
    Accepted: 4 July 2023
    Published: 20 July 2023
    Abstract: As an important part of the rural pension system, cultural pension is an important way for the rural elderly to meet their spiritual and cultural needs and enhance their sense of well-being and access. However, at present, the development level of China's rural elderly cultural pension is low, and it is difficult to meet the needs of the vast numbe... Show More
  • Evaluation of Global and Local Shipbuilding Market

    Khandakar Akhter Hossain

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 52-68
    Received: 21 June 2023
    Accepted: 12 July 2023
    Published: 27 July 2023
    Abstract: The global shipbuilding market is commonly classified based on the primary ship type, end use, and regional demand. Notably, there is a consistent and strong demand for tankers, bulkers, gas carriers, containers, and cruise ships, which is expected to persist in the foreseeable future. It is projected that the global shipbuilding market will approa... Show More
  • The Impact of Social Capital on the Ability of People to Escape Poverty Hmong Ethnic Households in Thanh Hoa Province

    Nguyen Thi Duyen, Dao Thanh Thuy

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 69-74
    Received: 19 June 2023
    Accepted: 5 July 2023
    Published: 22 August 2023
    Abstract: Purpose: Analyze the impact of social capital factors on the ability to escape poverty of Mong ethnic households in Thanh Hoa province today. Subjects and methods: The study is conducting semi-structured interviews with 400 representatives of Mong households in Thanh Hoa province. Results: The results of multivariate regression analysis show that t... Show More
  • Research Article

    Mitigating Construction Delays: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic on Material Supply Disruptions

    Krishna Kisi*, Tulio Sulbaran

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 75-84
    Received: 1 November 2023
    Accepted: 20 November 2023
    Published: 30 November 2023
    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic affected all urban and rural areas across the globe. Particularly, the pandemic disrupted the material supply impacting all project schedules and project decisions. The purpose of this study is to analyze the materials delay impact due to COVID-19 pandemic on construction projects in terms of their schedule decisions. This stu... Show More