This book seeks to examine the basis of economic globalization, yesterday, today, and tomorrow, and to link the outcome of globalization into the context of the new economic geography. It shows how the phenomenon is exhibited in the light of current events, providing a good way to keep understand today’s world economy.
Table of Contents
Part One 1. Introduction 2. Globalization: A View across Time and Space 3. The Process of Global Integration Part Two 4. Theory of International Trade and Globalization 5. The New Economic Geography: A Global Perspective 6. A Globalized World Part Three 7. Globalization and World Commodity Markets 8. Globalization and Economic Growth and Stability 9. Globalization of World Financial Markets 10. Migration and Remittances 11. Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights 12. The Atmosphere: A Global Commons. The Challenges of Global Warming 13. Who Gains? Who Loses? Part Four 14. Politics and Culture: Institutions for a Global Economy 15. Policy for a Global Economy Part Five 16. The Future of Globalization
F. Gerard Adams was Professor Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, and also previously worked as McDonald Professor in the College of Business Administration at Northeastern University. He enjoyed a long and distinguished career, sadly passing away in January 2011, shortly after the completion of this book.