Economics: International Economics

  • Economic Integration and Regional Development: The ASEAN Economic Community book cover

    Economic Integration and Regional Development

    The ASEAN Economic Community

    Edited by Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Khairuddin Abdul Rashid, Masahiko Furuichi, William P. Anderson

    With a combined population larger than that of the EU or NAFTA, economic integration of the ASEAN states will have a massive impact on both the Asian and global economies. This book examines the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and its opportunities and challenges. It looks at the impacts of economic…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Local Clusters in Global Value Chains: Linking Actors and Territories Through Manufacturing and Innovation book cover

    Local Clusters in Global Value Chains

    Linking Actors and Territories Through Manufacturing and Innovation

    Edited by Valentina De Marchi, Eleonora Di Maria, Gary Gereffi

    The international fragmentation of economic activities – from research and design to production and marketing – described through the lens of the global value chain (GVC) approach impacts the structure and performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) agglomerated in economic clusters.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Competition

  • Evolving Finance, Trade and Investment in Asia book cover

    Evolving Finance, Trade and Investment in Asia

    Edited by Tomoo Kikuchi

    The year 2015 witnessed significant events in the area of finance, trade and investment, which brought Asia to the centre of the world stage. The Trans-Pacific Partnership reached its basic agreement among the 12 member countries in October; the Chinese Yuan was included into the Special Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Competition and Free Trade book cover

    Competition and Free Trade

    By Pascal Salin

    Competition and free trade are both concepts which are absolutely central for the understanding of human societies but are also often the subjects of fears and criticisms. It is argued that it is not possible to understand what competition really is without referring to the concept of freedom, and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

  • Agri-Food Systems and Economic Development: Lessons from European, North American and Asian experiences book cover

    Agri-Food Systems and Economic Development

    Lessons from European, North American and Asian experiences

    Edited by Spencer Henson, Steven Jaffee

    This book draws on a three-year programme of research undertaken in sub-Saharan Africa, involving research teams in six countries looking at the role of donor interventions in the context of African smallholder participation in higher-value markets for agricultural and food products, both…

    Hardback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Financial Reform in China: The Way from Extraction to Inclusion book cover

    Financial Reform in China

    The Way from Extraction to Inclusion

    By Changwen Zhao, Hongming Zhu

    This book focuses on the importance for China to correct the present imbalance in the relationship between the financial sector and the real economy. The book looks at China’s current financial system in terms of "extractive" and "inclusive". It asserts that the financial sector is producing huge "…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Modern Monetary Theory and European Macroeconomics book cover

    Modern Monetary Theory and European Macroeconomics

    By Dirk H. Ehnts

    This book provides a new methodological approach to money and macroeconomics. Realizing that the abstract equilibrium models lacked descriptions of fundamental issues of a modern monetary economy, the focus of this book lies on the (stylized) balance sheets of the main actors. Money, after all, is…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

  • The Unequal City: Urban Resurgence, Displacement and the Making of Inequality in Global Cities book cover

    The Unequal City

    Urban Resurgence, Displacement and the Making of Inequality in Global Cities

    By John Rennie Short

    In recent years there has been intense scholarly and public interest in the changing nature of cities. Cities around the world have seen an increase in population and capital investments in land and building, a shift in central city populations as the poor are forced out, and a radical…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Financial Crisis, Austerity, and Electoral Politics: European Voter Responses to the Global Economic Collapse 2009-2013 book cover

    Financial Crisis, Austerity, and Electoral Politics

    European Voter Responses to the Global Economic Collapse 2009-2013

    Edited by Pedro Magalhães

    This book examines the domestic electoral consequences of the economic and financial crisis in Europe, particularly in those countries where the crisis manifested itself more devastatingly: the Southern European countries of Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain, as well as Iceland and Ireland. On the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Neoliberalism: The Business of Making Capitalism Moral book cover

    The Ethics of Neoliberalism

    The Business of Making Capitalism Moral

    By Peter Bloom

    The 21st century is the age of "neo-liberalism" – a time when the free market is spreading to all areas of economic, political and social life. Yet how is this changing our individual and collective ethics? Is capitalism also becoming our new morality? From the growing popular demand for corporate…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan: Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country book cover

    Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan

    Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country

    Edited by Yelena Kalyuzhnova, Richard Pomfret

    Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources including coal, oil, natural gas and uranium and has significant renewable potential from wind, solar, hydro and biomass. In spite of this, the country is currently dependent upon fossil fuels with coal-fired plants accounting for 75% of total power…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights: The power of numbers to shape agendas book cover

    The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights

    The power of numbers to shape agendas

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Alicia Ely Yamin

    Heralded as opening a new chapter in international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have led to the use of global goals and quantitative targets as a central instrument for defining global priorities. This book explores the implications of this new approach. How does target…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

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