Globalisation, FDI, Regional Integration and Sustainable Development: Theory, Evidence and Policy, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Globalisation, FDI, Regional Integration and Sustainable Development

Theory, Evidence and Policy, 2nd Edition

By Anthony Bende-Nabende

Routledge

336 pages

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This title was first published in 2002: Anthony Bende-Nabende focuses on the ongoing globalization process, which has sparked an unprecedented world-wide debate. He provides a one-stop centre for a balanced coverage of the theoretical, empirical and policy issues linking globalization with foreign direct investment, regional economic integration, and economic growth and sustainable development. This stimulating book comprehensively explores the theoretical and empirical literature inter-linking the aforementioned factors from the anti-globalization activists’ viewpoint, and from the pro-globalization proponents’ perspective. It proposes policies that individual countries should pursue, based on the recognition that globalization generates both positive and negative effects. These comprise policies required to maximise the economic benefits globalization may generate, and those that aim to eliminate or at least minimize the negative development-oriented effects globalization may engender and, hence, to propel sustainable development. The book will be an essential guide for students, academics and those involved in international economics, environmental studies, international relations, and growth and development studies.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Introduction to the theories of international integration and international production; Global and regional FDI trends; The globalization debate: anti-globalization views; FDI and economic growth: pro-globalization views; Regional integration, FDI and economic growth: pro-globalization views; Policy considerations; Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Indices.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General