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  1. 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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  2. Multinational Enterprises and the Global Economy, Second Edition

    Multinational Enterprises and the Global Economy, Second Edition

    John H. Dunning, Sarianna M. Lundan
    This thoroughly updated and revised edition of a widely acclaimed, classic text will be required reading for academics, policymakers and advanced students of international business worldwide. Employing a distinctive and unified framework, this book draws together research across a range of academic fields to offer a synthesis of the determinants of MNE activity, and its effects on the economic and social well-being of developed and developing countries Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 298.00   Web: $ 268.20
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. International Taxation

    International Taxation

    Edited by James R. Hines Jr
    Scholarly research on taxation is increasingly preoccupied with its global implications. This volume collects the most important and influential recent research on international aspects of taxation. The book offers empirical estimates of the effects of taxation on foreign direct investment, international borrowing, and other forms of tax avoidance. It further focuses on classic studies of tax competition and the latest research on the characteristics of desirable tax policies in open economies. This authoritative collection of articles offers a comprehensive survey of international tax issues, one that is accessible to newcomers to the field but is also of considerable value to seasoned tax professionals. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 308.00   Web: $ 277.20
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  10. 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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  11. The WTO, Economic Interdependence, and Conflict

    The WTO, Economic Interdependence, and Conflict

    Edited by Marc L. Busch, Edward D. Mansfield
    Scholars and policymakers have long been interested in the relationship between international institutions, foreign trade, and interstate conflict. This timely volume presents the most important published articles that address these crucial issues. The articles are organized into three parts. The first part presents and evaluates the core theoretical arguments about the linkage between foreign economic relations and political–military hostilities. The second part addresses the origins of various international institutions designed to influence global commerce, how these institutions operate, and the extent to which they shape the flow and content of overseas trade. The final part analyzes how economic disputes are settled within the World Trade Organization. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 350.00   Web: $ 315.00
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  12. 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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  13. The International Monetary Fund and the World Economy

    The International Monetary Fund and the World Economy

    Edited by Graham Bird, Dane Rowlands
    A large and growing academic literature seeks to analyse the key aspects of the International Monetary Fund’s operations from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. This two-volume set draws together what are generally acknowledged to be the most important contributions. In the main it focuses on the economics of the IMF but also reflects the fact that a full understanding of the Fund will only be achieved if its political dimensions are also addressed. The collected articles demonstrate the way in which research on the IMF has evolved over time. They cover the role of the IMF, the determinants of IMF lending, conditionality and the implementation and effects of IMF programs, the prolonged use of IMF resources as well as the IMF’s own reserve asset, the Special Drawing Right. No serious student of the IMF will want to be without this up-to-date and comprehensive collection. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 623.00   Web: $ 560.70
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. The WTO and Labor and Employment

    The WTO and Labor and Employment

    Edited by Drusilla K. Brown, Robert M. Stern
    The central focus of this collection is to provide the reader access to the seminal papers analyzing the accommodation of labor interests within the WTO. This comprehensive volume establishes an understanding of the interaction between global goods, capital and labor markets and the national government institutions that regulate their function. In selecting papers for this volume, the editors have identified the most important contributions to the debate. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 357.00   Web: $ 321.30
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  17. 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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  18. Modern State Intervention in the Era of Globalisation

    Modern State Intervention in the Era of Globalisation

    Nikolaos Karagiannis, Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi
    The authors of this book argue that in order to meet the challenges of globalisation and promote their own economic welfare, governments need strong policy instruments that will enable them to take up a strategic role in selected policy arenas. They illustrate how this retooling of policymaking requires a rethinking of the form of government intervention and, especially, an emphasis on its modern developmental role. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  19. The WTO and Poverty and Inequality

    The WTO and Poverty and Inequality

    Edited by L. A. Winters
    This comprehensive two-volume collection presents key papers on the relationship between international trade and trade policy on the one hand, and poverty and inequality on the other. These relationships highlight the connections between the WTO and income distribution. The analytical and policy context of the volumes is laid out by the editor’s introduction and by the first two articles of the collection. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 623.00   Web: $ 560.70
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  20. 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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