For those of you who are researching the Asian economies, this is an interesting chance to participate in the debate. The ‘Marketing in Asia Group’ (MAG) is organizing the 2011 MAG Scholar Conference in Christchurch, New Zealand. MAG consists of more than 400 researchers from all over the world and this conference will be a
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