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  1. 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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  2. 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
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  3. 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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  4. Handbook on the South Asian Economies

    Handbook on the South Asian Economies

    Edited by Anis Chowdhury, Wahiduddin Mahmud
    This Handbook on the South Asian Economies (a companion to the Handbook on the Northeast and Southeast Asian Economies) is a comprehensive and unique collection of original studies on the economic and social development of countries in South Asia. The analytical narratives draw upon a wide range of extant literature in an easily accessible way, whilst highlighting the impact of socio-political factors on economic outcomes. The introductory chapter by the editors provides a comprehensive survey of the main features of South Asian economic development, especially in respect of the policy reforms since the late 1970s. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Asian Firms

    Asian Firms

    Frank B. Tipton
    Frank Tipton’s book is a comparative study of the management structures of Asian firms. As Asian economies continue to expand, the management of Asian firms becomes ever more important, whether they are suppliers, customers, partners, or rivals. As the author argues, Asian firms are very different from their Western counterparts, and these differences reflect the variations in national history and institutions within which they operate. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  8. Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Action

    Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Action

    Phillip Bentley QC, Aubrey Silberston CBE
    This book, written by a lawyer and an economist both of whom have worked extensively in the field of international trade, offers a challenging and thought-provoking consideration of actions against dumping and export subsidies. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Handbook on the Northeast and Southeast Asian Economies

    Handbook on the Northeast and Southeast Asian Economies

    Edited by Anis Chowdhury, Iyanatul Islam
    This original Handbook on the Northeast and Southeast Asian Economies provides a broad overview of economic and social developments in the countries covered (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, North Korea, The Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Viet Nam). The analytical narratives on the economic transformation of these economies draw on existing literature, and highlight the interactions of socio-political factors. They examine the role of economic policies and the influence exerted by historical and political circumstances. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 217.00   Web: $ 195.30
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  10. International Economic Law and the Digital Divide

    International Economic Law and the Digital Divide

    Rohan Kariyawasam
    This path-breaking book focuses on the WTO, e-commerce and information communications technologies. It sheds light on how international economic law can be used as a tool in the application of technological processes to facilitate development in developing countries. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  11. The Evolving Global Trade Architecture

    The Evolving Global Trade Architecture

    Dilip K. Das
    This comprehensive and accessible book examines the evolution of the multilateral trade regime in the ever-changing global economic environment, particularly during the WTO era and the ongoing Doha Round. Professor Das explores how the creation of the multilateral trade regime, or the GATT/WTO system, has been fraught with difficulties. He describes the ways, by means of various rounds of negotiations, the multilateral trade regime has constantly adjusted itself to the new realities of the global economy. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  12. Handbook on International Trade Policy

    Handbook on International Trade Policy

    Edited by William A. Kerr, James D. Gaisford
    The Handbook on International Trade Policy is an insightful and comprehensive reference tool focusing on trade policy issues in the era of globalization. Each specially commissioned chapter deals with important international trade issues, discusses the current literature on the subject, and explores major controversies. The Handbook also directs the interested reader to further sources of information. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 280.00   Web: $ 252.00
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  13. Testing Global Interdependence

    Testing Global Interdependence

    Edited by Ernest Aryeetey, Natalia Dinello
    This, the first book in the Global Development Network series, brings together the views of researchers from the developing and developed world and provides models of successful research conducted in developing and transition countries. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  14. Regionalism, Trade and Economic Development in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Regionalism, Trade and Economic Development in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Edited by M. A.B. Siddique
    This book is based on the premise that Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) in the Asia-Pacific significantly impact on the material progress of the peoples of this region. These impacts – in terms of the benefits and costs associated with RTAs – will vary greatly from country to country. The internationally acclaimed contributors examine the theoretical perspective of RTAs in relation to exchange rates, the role and goals of the WTO and agriculture. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  15. Recent Financial Crises

    Recent Financial Crises

    Edited by Lawrence R. Klein, Tayyeb Shabbir
    Comprising original and never-before-published papers by distinguished economists, this book offers insights about lessons that were or should have been learned from recent outbreaks of such crises in East Asia and elsewhere. Recent Financial Crises also presents a set of econometric studies of issues such as labor market behavior, investment and productivity, and exchange rate adjustments. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  16. Middle East Oil Exporters

    Middle East Oil Exporters

    Hossein Askari
    Middle East Oil Exporters presents a detailed picture of the economic structure and a critical survey of the recent economic performance of the Middle East. The focus is especially on the large oil-exporting nations, although the smaller producers are represented as well. The author illustrates how oil has become a crutch to avoid reforms, destroying the work ethic of the region, fuelling corruption and poisoning the social and cultural fabric of society to keep unpopular governments in power. In addition, he provides a view of the social, economic, and political implications of Islamic doctrine. In this context he examines the institutions of governance and determines that they have performed poorly, often in blatant violation of Islamic principles. This in-depth analysis is accompanied by a comprehensive prescription for a turnaround in the Middle East. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  17. The Myth of Japanese Efficiency

    The Myth of Japanese Efficiency

    Dan Coffey
    Combining case studies with accessible but rigorous production models and historical background, this provocative book challenges accepted views on Japanese production methods in the world car industry. The book argues that the ‘lean and flexible’ production model popularly associated with Toyota MC is a myth, but one which sheds light on cultural responses to the attendant stresses of globalization. To illustrate this, Dan Coffey provides individual studies of process flexibility, labour productivity and the re-organization of work in the global car industry. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  18. The Diffusion of E-commerce in Developing Economies

    The Diffusion of E-commerce in Developing Economies

    Zeinab Karake, Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi
    The authors of this unique volume provide a timely and valuable perspective on how technology and the Internet revolution are changing business and spurring development across the world, especially in emerging countries. Utilizing a framework grounded in rigorous theory, they provide a fine-grained understanding of electronic commerce adoption processes by public and private sector entities in developing countries. In so doing, they consider how each exchange encounter is shaped by, and in turn shapes, relational characteristics that form the basis for growth and development. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  19. Reform of the International Institutions

    Reform of the International Institutions

    Peter Coffey, Robert J. Riley
    The seemingly endless problems encountered by the IMF, WTO and World Bank provide major reasons for seeking reform. However, an additional impetus is the changing balance of economic power in the world. The volume begins with an overview of the Bretton Woods and international trading systems. Following this are discrete, in-depth discussions of the three institutions from American and European points of view. The authors emphasise the need for making the IMF and World Bank more regional in structure and, like the European Bank, more frugal in the lifestyles of their officials. Similarly, they call for a narrower focus in the mission of the World Bank and the IMF. In the case of the WTO, they call for a democratic reform of the organisation comprising participation by experts and, above all, better representation and support for Third World countries. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  20. International Perspectives on Household Wealth

    International Perspectives on Household Wealth

    Edited by Edward N. Wolff
    The contributors to this comprehensive book compile and analyse the latest data available on household wealth using, as case studies, the United States, Canada, Germany, Italy, Sweden, and Finland during the 1990s and into the twenty-first century. The authors show that in the US, trends are highlighted in terms of wealth holdings, among the low-income population, along with changes in wealth polarization, racial differences in wealth holdings, and the dynamics of portfolio choices. The consensus between the authors is that wealth inequality has generally risen among these OECD countries since the early 1980s, although Germany stands out as an exception. In the case of the US, it is also noted that wealth holdings have generally failed to improve among low-income families and that the racial wealth gap widened during the late 1980s. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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