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Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy


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In an increasingly interdependent world, many of the most important issues are driven by economic forces. This series applies newly developed economic techniques to some of the most pressing contemporary problems. The aim of the series is to demonstrate the relevance of modern economic theory to the modern world economy, and to provide key reading for researchers and policy-makers.

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Free Trade and the US–China Trade War A Network Perspective

Free Trade and the US–China Trade War: A Network Perspective

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Yoon Heo
August 22, 2022

This book provides an analysis of the global trading system and its implications. The author uses network theory to examine the sustainability of the free trade system and its future. The book attempts to find out what the future of free trade could be and how the global trading system would unfold...

Economic and Political Democracy in Complex Times History, Analysis and Policy

Economic and Political Democracy in Complex Times: History, Analysis and Policy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Andrés Solimano
July 29, 2022

The concept of economic democracy is traditionally identified with workplace democracy and participation at the enterprise level. This is a very important dimension, but the concept of new economic democracy also recognises that, in a world of increasing complexity, the principles of democratic ...

The Future of Economic Development in the Gulf Cooperation Council States Evidence-Based Policy Analysis

The Future of Economic Development in the Gulf Cooperation Council States: Evidence-Based Policy Analysis

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Weshah Razzak
July 22, 2022

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries own 30 percent of the world’s proven oil reserves and largely depend on oil for their income. Yet, the GCC faces serious challenges. The global demand for oil is expected to continue declining and the average long-run oil price could become lower than ...

The Socioeconomics of Nationalism in China Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

The Socioeconomics of Nationalism in China: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By C. Simon Fan
July 07, 2022

This book analyzes Chinese nationalism from the perspective of social economics. It posits a conceptual framework in which national status is treated as a "luxury" while material consumption is considered as a "necessity" in people’s preferences, which implies that popular nationalism tends to ...

State-Owned Enterprises in the Global Economy

State-Owned Enterprises in the Global Economy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Maciej Bałtowski, Grzegorz Kwiatkowski
June 02, 2022

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) combine economic activities resulting from their position on the market with non-economic functions determined by the state owner. In many of the world’s major economies, SOEs play an important role, and in some, such as China, India, Russia and Brazil, they are ...

Designing Integrated Industrial Policies Volume I For Inclusive Development in Asia

Designing Integrated Industrial Policies Volume I: For Inclusive Development in Asia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Shigeru Thomas Otsubo, Christian Samen Otchia
May 30, 2022

This comprehensive reference work gives an overview of the industrial development and current state of industrialization and deindustrialization in Asia, specifically Southeast Asia and China. It introduces typologies of industrial policies and discusses the manufacturing sector and its evolving ...

Designing Integrated Industrial Policies Volume II For Inclusive Development in Africa and Asia

Designing Integrated Industrial Policies Volume II: For Inclusive Development in Africa and Asia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Shigeru Thomas Otsubo, Christian Samen Otchia
May 30, 2022

Very little has been written on industrialization and deindustrialization in Asia and Africa. This reference work sheds illuminating light upon the industrial development in Asia and Africa. It also provides an in-depth look into China’s engagement and migrant labour in Africa. The book also ...

Regionalism in Latin America Agents, Systems and Resilience

Regionalism in Latin America: Agents, Systems and Resilience

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By JOSÉ BRICEÑO-RUIZ, Andres Rivarola Puntigliano
May 30, 2022

This interdisciplinary edited volume explores the political economy of regionalism in Latin America. It identifies convergent forces which have existed in the region since its very conception and analyses these dynamics in their different historical, geographic and structural contexts. Particular ...

The Economic Development of Bangladesh in the Asian Century Prospects and Perspectives

The Economic Development of Bangladesh in the Asian Century: Prospects and Perspectives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Quamrul Alam, Atiur Rahman, Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam
May 30, 2022

This book explains the macro-drivers of growth behind the economic development of Bangladesh. Few countries in the developing world have shown as exciting a promise of economic prosperity as Bangladesh. The promising nature of the Bangladeshi economy raises interesting questions pertaining to ...

Critical Perspectives on Economics of Education

Critical Perspectives on Economics of Education

1st Edition

Edited By Silvia Mendolia, Martin O'Brien, Alfredo R. Paloyo, Oleg Yerokhin
May 19, 2022

This book brings together leading scholars in the field to provide insights on economics of education. The book begins with an overview of education and human capacity development and looks at the production of education through individuals’ learning, education financing, and the role of ...

Economic Growth, Inequality and Crony Capitalism The Case of Brazil

Economic Growth, Inequality and Crony Capitalism: The Case of Brazil

1st Edition

By Danilo Rocha Limoeiro
May 06, 2022

Researchers in international development have long argued that the high costs of doing business harms prosperity in developing countries, a claim that invites the question of why governments impose these costs and why societies fail to enact reforms reducing them. This book seeks to answer the ...

Asian Trade and Investment in Europe

Asian Trade and Investment in Europe

1st Edition

Edited By Prana Krishna Biswas, Robert Dygas
April 29, 2022

This book provides deep insight into the flow of foreign direct investment from Asia to Europe. It assesses the topic of trade and investment from the reverse direction, considering Asian countries as the capital investors in the EU countries. Each chapter analyses either the international ...

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