This series is dedicated to new works that focus directly on contemporary economic policy issues. It aims to include case studies from around the world on the most pressing questions facing economists and policy makers at both a national and international level.
By Arvind K. Jain
December 07, 2015
'Grand' corruption, generally used to define corruption amongst the top political elite, has drawn increasing attention from academics and policy makers during recent years. Our understanding of the causes and mechanisms of this type of corruption, however, falls short of its importance and ...
By Slobodan Djajic
June 26, 2001
This book provides a contemporary perspective on a broad range of international migration problems. It considers recent immigration trends and policies as well as the theory and evidence related to the behaviour of migrants, illegal immigration, and the links between migration and trade, economic ...
By Toshihiro Ihori, Toshiaki Tachibanaki
January 17, 2003
Increasingly ageing populations and a slowing rate of growth in the macroeconomy are forcing advanced countries to reconsider their social security programmes. The need for detailed examination of the possible reforms and initiatives has never been greater.This book brings together ...
By Sajal Lahiri
July 06, 2001
This volume brings together articles on three primary elements of globalization: multilateralism, regionalism and unilateralism. Expert contributors investigate the substantive issues of commodity and factor trade, capital movements and monetary and fiscal policies, from both theoretical and ...