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Featured Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

This series applies newly developed economic techniques to some of the most pressing contemporary problems. The aim of the series is to demonstrate the relevance of modern economic theory to the modern world economy, and to provide key reading for researchers and policy-makers.

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  1. Global Politico-Economic Crises

    The Pragmatic Approach

    By Keiichiro Komatsu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The 1997 Asian Crisis and 9/11 were turning points for the world economy. The two events reminded the Western World of the dynamic impacts of globalisation and the increased uncertainty the world was facing. This book examines the threats to the world economy arising in the wake of the...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Economic Geography of Air Transportation

    Space, Time, and the Freedom of the Sky

    By John T. Bowen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Like the railroad and the automobile, the airliner has changed the very geography of the societies it serves. Fundamentally, air transportation has helped redefine the scale of human geography by dramatically reducing the cost of distance, both in terms of time and money. The result is what the...

    Published March 11th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Multi-Level Government

    The Case of EU Cohesion Policy and of US Federal Investment Policies

    By Alessandro Ferrara

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book provides an original theoretical framework for assessing public investment policies co-financed by Union (Federal) governments. This framework is applied to two important case studies: the EU Cohesion Policy and the US Federal Investment Policies. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Multi-Level...

    Published March 1st 2010 by Routledge

  4. Expanding Frontiers of Global Trade Rules

    The Political Economy Dynamics of the International Trading System

    By Nitya Nanda

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book analyses one of the most controversial areas in the political economy of international trade, namely the issues surrounding the creation of new ‘trade rules’. Various concerns are addressed, including the environment, labour standards, intellectual property rights, trade facilitation,...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Immigrant Enterprise in Europe and the USA

    By Prodromos Ioannou Panayiotopoulos (aka Mike Pany)

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Immigrant-owned enterprises are a highly visible phenomenon, but frequently and increasingly so after 9/11, immigration has been cast in pessimistic and apocalyptic terms which became associated with rising xenophobia and restrictive legislation, such as the Patriot Act in the United States. This...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Immigrant Enterprise in Europe and the USA

    By Prodromos Ioannou Panayiotopoulos (aka Mike Pany)

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Immigrant-owned enterprises are a highly visible phenomenon, but frequently and increasingly so after 9/11, immigration has been cast in pessimistic and apocalyptic terms which became associated with rising xenophobia and restrictive legislation, such as the Patriot Act in the United States. This...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Solving the Riddle of Globalization and Development

    Edited by Manuel Agosin, David Bloom, George Chapelier, Jagdish Saigal

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    In the past two decades many developing countries have embraced the challenge of globalization by rushing to dismantle trade barriers and to promote increasingly liberal market-oriented policies. However, a broader response to globalization is both necessary and possible if countries are...

    Published August 20th 2009 by Routledge