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  1. China’s Integration with the Global Economy

    China’s Integration with the Global Economy

    Edited by Chunlai Chen
    China’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001 was widely regarded as a major milestone in the development of the Chinese economy as well as the multilateral trading system. This book provides a remarkable background of information about China’s economy after WTO accession and analyses many important issues concerning China’s economic growth, international trade, transparency of trade policy, regional trade arrangements, foreign direct investment, banking sector liberalization, exchange rate reform, agricultural trade and energy demand. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  2. Economic Diplomacy and the Geography of International Trade

    Economic Diplomacy and the Geography of International Trade

    Peter A.G. van Bergeijk
    The book presents an overview of the general aspects of trade uncertainty, a central element in the analysis of economic diplomacy, illustrating that some instruments, such as sanctions (both positive and negative), increase trade uncertainty, whilst others – multilateral trade policy, for instance – aim to reduce this uncertainty. Commercial policy and bilateral economic diplomacy are explored, and economic sanctions analysed. An extensive review of the literature and empirical investigations of 161 sanctions and the commercial relationships of 37 countries provide topical and empirical perspectives on how international diplomacy may both be a cost and a benefit of the key drivers of productivity growth. Finally, policy conclusions are drawn, and a future research agenda presented. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  3. Negotiating a Preferential Trading Agreement

    Negotiating a Preferential Trading Agreement

    Edited by Sisira Jayasuriya, Donald MacLaren, Gary Magee
    Presenting a blend of economics and law, this book provides unique insights as well as practical guidance for negotiators considering major issues on the agendas of bilateral and regional preferential trading agreements (PTAs). Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  4. The Rise of Asia

    The Rise of Asia

    Terutomo Ozawa
    Terutomo Ozawa introduces a newly reformulated theory of ‘flying-geese’ economic development, exploring Asia’s dynamic growth and financial development. This unique book shows how the flying-geese theory can be expanded and applied to both the real- and the financial-sector structural transformation of regionally clustered economies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  5. The Political Economy of Trade Reform in Emerging Markets

    The Political Economy of Trade Reform in Emerging Markets

    Edited by Peter Draper, Philip Alves, Razeen Sally
    This timely book brings fresh analysis to the important issue of trade policy reform in emerging markets. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  6. The Golden Constant

    The Golden Constant

    Roy W. Jastram
    The Golden Constant is a unique examination of how gold’s purchasing power has remained consistent over the centuries. First published in 1977, this new edition has additional material to bring it up to date. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 157.00   Web: $ 141.30
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  7. Changing Big Business

    Changing Big Business

    Anna Hutchens
    Drawing on candid accounts from practitioners, producers and industry representatives, this informative and proactive volume investigates the challenges facing today’s fair trade movement and provides unique insights into the workings of social and economic power in world markets. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  8. The Political Economy of HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

    The Political Economy of HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

    Edited by Benjamin Coriat
    The book is based on original data and field studies from Brazil, Thailand, India and Sub-Saharan Africa. Focusing on the issue of universal and free access to treatment (a goal now taken to heart by the international community), it assesses the progress made and presents a rigorous diagnosis of the obstacles that remain, especially the constraints imposed by TRIPS and the poor state of most public health systems in Southern countries. In so doing, the book renews our understanding of the political economy of HIV/AIDS in these vast regions, where it continues to spread with devastating social and economic consequences. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  9. Trade Liberalisation and The Poverty of Nations

    Trade Liberalisation and The Poverty of Nations

    A. P. Thirlwall, Penélope Pacheco-López
    This book argues that orthodox theory is based on many unreal assumptions, and that there are sound economic arguments for selective protection of industrial activities in the early stages of economic development. The historical evidence of the now-developed countries also illustrates this fact. Learn More
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  10. The Euro

    The Euro

    Chris Mulhearn, Howard R. Vane
    This important new book provides a non-technical, comprehensive overview of the central issues surrounding the euro. Following an introduction to the origins of European integration, the authors proceed to examine the first concrete steps in the process that led to the creation of the euro area. The book then explores the economics and architecture of the euro, highlights the issues surrounding enlargement, and reflects on the future of European monetary union. To help bring the subject matter alive, the book also contains interviews with leading academics in the field including Willem Buiter, Nick Crafts, Paul De Grauwe, Patrick Minford, Niels Thygesen, Andrzej Wojtyna and Charles Wyplosz. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  11. Economic Reform in Developing Countries

    Economic Reform in Developing Countries

    Edited by José María Fanelli, Lyn Squire
    This book offers insights into the process of economic reform in developing countries. It is organized around three factors that are critical to the success of any reform. According to Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, these key dimensions are Reach, Range, and Reason. ‘Reach’ refers to the ability of reform to be person-centered and evenhanded, reaching all individuals in society. ‘Range’ considers the institutional reforms and policy changes necessary to implement change and the possible ripple effects on other policies and populations. Finally, ‘Reason’ captures the importance of constantly asking why a particular reform has been selected. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  12. Mergers and Acquisitions in China

    Mergers and Acquisitions in China

    Chien-Hsun Chen, Hui-Tzu Shih
    This book discusses cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by Chinese companies, mainly to clarify their strategies and the effect of their M&A at an international level. Chien-Hsun Chen and Hui-Tzu Shih also explore the strategies and considerations of Chinese companies or international companies – including those from Taiwan – who conduct M&A in China. This is an invaluable study on the acquisition and transfer of technology, branding and marketing channels within the context of competitive cooperation on development targets for foreign, Taiwanese and Chinese companies. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  13. The Law and Economics of Contingent Protection in the WTO

    The Law and Economics of Contingent Protection in the WTO

    Petros C. Mavroidis, Patrick A. Messerlin, Jasper M. Wauters
    In this important book, three of the leading authors in the field of international economic law discuss the law and economics of the three most frequently used contingent protection instruments: anti-dumping, countervailing measures, and safeguards. When discussing countervailing measures, the authors also discuss legal challenges against prohibited and/or actionable subsidies. The authors’ choice is mandated by the fact that the effects of a subsidy cannot always be confined to the market of the WTO Member wishing to react against it. Assuming there are effects outside its market, an injured WTO Member can challenge the scheme as such before a WTO Panel. Taking the three agreements for granted as a starting point, the book provides comprehensive discussion of both the original contracts, and the case law that has substantially contributed to the understanding of these agreements. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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  14. Young Workers in the Global Economy

    Young Workers in the Global Economy

    Edited by Gregory DeFreitas
    Featuring new findings and fresh insights from an international roster of labor economists, including such eminent authors as Morley Gunderson, Harry Holzer, and Paul Ryan, this book delves into a uniquely wide range of high-profile labor issues affecting youth in the US, Canada, Europe, and Japan – from declining job, wage, and training prospects to workplace health hazards, immigration, union activism, and new policy strategies. This widely accessible introduction to the latest research in the area presents original empirical economic studies in an engaging style. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  15. The Theory of International Trade: Volume 1

    The Theory of International Trade: Volume 1

    John S. Chipman
    John Chipman is one of the most esteemed economists working in international trade theory. This major reference work presents in an accessible form his principal theoretical surveys. It explores the evolution of thought from classical to new-classical and on to modern theory. The work remains pertinent and lively and this volume will prove invaluable to anyone interested in international trade. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 152.00   Web: $ 136.80
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  16. Policy Reform and Chinese Markets

    Policy Reform and Chinese Markets

    Edited by Belton M. Fleisher, Nicholas C. Hope, Anita A. Pena, Dennis T. Yang
    The evolution of China’s market economy is one of the most important developments in the world economy in the twenty-first century. The diverse contributors to this book provide a unique set of essays that evaluate legal, regulatory, and economic aspects of China’s transition from planned to market economy. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  17. Regional Trade Agreements in Asia

    Regional Trade Agreements in Asia

    Edited by Tran Van Hoa, Charles Harvie
    Tran Van Hoa and Charles Harvie present this original study of the likely effects of new regional development. The first East Asia Summit in 2005 prompted discussions of enlargement of ASEAN free trade agreements to include all major trading blocs and their likely regional and global implications. The contributors to this book, internationally renowned experts from ASEAN, East Asia, India and Oceania, analyse the probable impacts of this expansion on trade, investment, development, poverty and economic growth and integration. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  18. The Making of China’s Exchange Rate Policy

    The Making of China’s Exchange Rate Policy

    Leong H. Liew, Harry X. Wu
    During Asia’s financial crisis, the attention of policymakers was focused on China’s exchange rate policy. Post-crisis, this interest has increased further due to China’s growing influence in world trade and investment. However, the process of policy making in China is still opaque, creating demand for further research on how China formulates exchange rate policy. This book examines the major factors influencing China’s exchange rate policy from the foundation of the People’s Republic to the present. It analyses how national economic and political priorities, international influences, domestic and institutional interests and new constraints imposed by China’s rapidly globalising post-Mao economy determine exchange rate policy. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. Political Institutions and Development

    Political Institutions and Development

    Edited by Natalia Dinello, Vladimir Popov
    Political Institutions and Development challenges the cliché that ‘good institutions’ are essential for sustainable socio-economic development by focusing on the need to adapt potential solutions to local conditions. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. The Impact of the WTO

    The Impact of the WTO

    Trish Kelly
    This volume is the first to provide a comprehensive analysis of the nine environmental and health disputes that have been adjudicated at the WTO since 1995. The investigation concludes that criticism of the WTO has been overstated and, surprisingly, nations do in fact retain sovereignty over environmental and health policy. The disputes explored suggest that the WTO has been able to balance trade, environmental and health objectives. The discussion illuminates the strengths and weaknesses of the dispute resolution process and closes with suggestions for improving it. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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