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Developing and Newly Industrializing Countries

Edited by Chris Milner, Professor of International Economics, University of Nottingham, UK
This two volume set presents a wide-ranging selection of important articles, which explore the effects of the globalization of the world economy on developing and newly industrialized countries. It investigates policies of liberalizing trade in developing countries and the effects of the inflow of capital and investment; it explores how the trend towards developing regional trading areas in for example, Europe, the Americas and the Pacific area, affects and is affected by globalization. Further topics include the role of multinational firms, the effects of the economic decisions taken by worldwide organizations or by the institutions of the major economic players, and the impact of global policy issues such as environment and trade on emerging economies.
Two volume set
Extent: 968 pp
Hardback Price: £281.00 Web: £252.90
Publication Date: 1998
ISBN: 978 1 85898 663 0
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This two volume set presents a wide-ranging selection of important articles, which explore the effects of the globalization of the world economy on developing and newly industrialized countries. It investigates policies of liberalizing trade in developing countries and the effects of the inflow of capital and investment; it explores how the trend towards developing regional trading areas in for example, Europe, the Americas and the Pacific area, affects and is affected by globalization. Further topics include the role of multinational firms, the effects of the economic decisions taken by worldwide organizations or by the institutions of the major economic players, and the impact of global policy issues such as environment and trade on emerging economies.
‘This hefty collection of articles serves as a valuable introduction to the main issues regarding the implications of increasing global economic integration especially for developing countries. Together these two fine volumes constitute the fourth part of Mark Casson’s excellent series The Globalization of the World Economy.’
– Journal of Peace Research
43 articles, dating from 1988 to 1997
Contributors include: C.F. Bergsten, J. Bhagwati, G.A. Calvo, S. Claessens, P. Collier, J.M. Dean, R. Dornbusch, S. Edwards, A. Enders, E. Fernández-Arias, F. Foroutan, H.D. Gibson, D. Greenaway, J.W. Gunning, R.J. Langhammer, P.J. Montiel, J. Reidel, A. Panagariya, D. Rodrik, E. Tsakalotos, R.J. Wonnacott, A. Wood, I. Yamazawa
Contents: Introduction Volume I Part I: Countries Part II: Capital Flows and Financial Liberalization in Developing Countries Part III: The Relationship between Globalization and Regional Integration • Volume II Part I: Multinational Firms, Exports and Developing Countries Part II: Sectoral Issues Part III: Multilateral Institutions and the Developing Countries Part IV: Global Policy Issues and the Developing Countries