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Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

In an increasingly interdependent world, many of the most important issues are driven by economic forces. 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. The Geographical Transformation of China

    Edited by Michael Dunford, Liu Weidong

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The aim of this book is to examine the transformation of the geography of China in the years since the start of China's policy of reform and opening-up in 1978, as seen through the eyes of Chinese geographers. Throughout that period, Chinese geographers have studied these environmental, economic,...

    Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Japan's Aid

    Lessons for economic growth, development and political economy

    By Edward M Feasel

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    In the twentieth century Japan emerged as one of the world’s leading economic powers: rising from wartime destruction to a leading economic engine in world markets. Japan’s economic aid policy, beginning with war reparations following its defeat in World War II, became a vehicle to help achieve...

    Published October 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Case Studies on Chinese Enterprises

    Edited by Donglin Xia

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book is a collection of teaching cases on two Chinese companies, UFIDA and Founder. The cases describe the management practices of typical Chinese companies. UFIDA is a well-known company providing management software while Founder is a long-established high-tech company. The book aims at...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Economics of Knowledge Generation and Distribution

    The Role of Interactions in the System Dynamics of Innovation and Growth

    Edited by Pier Paolo Patrucco

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Contemporary capitalistic systems have been undergoing profound transformations determined by the transition towards the so-called knowledge based economy, i.e. a competitive system based on the capabilities firms have to create, use and circulate knowledge. These transformations concern both the...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. International Remittance Payments and the Global Economy

    By Bharati Basu, James T. Bang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    International Remittance Payments are described mainly as money sent by immigrants to their families and friends in their home countries. These payments provide an important source of income that is mostly used to provide for a variety of basic needs of the non-migrating members of immigrant...

    Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Processes and Practices of Fair Trade

    Trust, Ethics and Governance

    Edited by Brigitte Granville, Janet Dine

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book analyzes the factors behind the recent expansion of Fairtrade and questions whether the trust given to the scheme by "ethical" shoppers is warranted. It goes about this assessment by analyzing the claim of ethical shopping and by scrutinizing the specific contribution of the Fairtrade...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Global Economic Crisis in Latin America

    Impacts and Responses

    Edited by Michael Cohen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    When the 2008 housing market bubble burst in the United States, a financial crisis rippled from the epi-center in the United States across borders into economies both near and far, causing persistent social and economic detriment in many countries. The Global Economic Crisis in Latin America:...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. International Water Treaties

    Negotiation and Cooperation Along Transboundary Rivers

    By Shlomi Dinar

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    As demand for fresh water rises, together with population, water scarcity already features on the national security agenda of many countries. In this book, Dinardevelops a theory to explain solutions to property rights conflicts over shared rivers. Through systematic analysis of available...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Globalization and Regional Integration

    The origins, development and impact of the single European aviation market

    By Alan Dobson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    How was the European airline industry transformed from national fragmentation in 1957 to a point in 2006 where the European Commission could negotiate with the US for an Open Aviation Area on behalf of all twenty five members of the European Union? What can explain the change in mindset that saw...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Linking Local and Global Economies

    The Ties that Bind

    Edited by Carlo Pietrobelli, Arni Sverrison

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Clusters of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have to adapt continually to a fast changing environment. This new book, containing contributions on countries ranging from Italy and Mexico to China and India, recognises the disparity between conditions in these countries and poses some...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Geographical Transformation of China
    Edited by Michael Dunford, Liu Weidong
    To Be Published November 6th 2014
  2. Comparing Post War Japanese and Finnish Economies and Societies: Longitudinal perspectives
    Edited by Yasushi Tanaka, Toshiaki Tamaki, Jari Ojala, Jari Eloranta
    To Be Published November 11th 2014
  3. The Economics of Cooperative Education: A practitioner's guide to the theoretical framework and empirical assessment of cooperative education
    By Yasushi Tanaka
    To Be Published November 14th 2014
  4. Corruption, Economic Growth and Globalization
    Edited by Aurora A. C. Teixeira, Carlos Pimenta, António Maia, José António Moreira
    To Be Published December 1st 2014
  5. Measuring National Income in the Centrally Planned Economies: Why the West Underestimated the Transition to Capitalism
    By William Jefferies
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  6. Global Economic Crisis and Local Economic Development: International Cases and Policy Responses
    Edited by Jason Begley, Dan Coffey, Tom Donnelly, Carole Thornley
    To Be Published December 31st 2014
  7. Crises in Europe in the Transatlantic Context: Economic and Political Appraisals
    Edited by Bruno Dallago, John McGowan
    To Be Published January 26th 2015
  8. Capitalism and the World Economy: The Light and Shadow of Globalization
    Edited by Toshiaki Hirai
    To Be Published February 17th 2015
  9. The International Monetary System, Energy and Sustainable Development
    Edited by Sung Jin Kang, Yung Chul Park
    To Be Published February 23rd 2015
  10. Irish Economic Development: Serial Under-achievement or High-Performing EU State?
    By Eoin O'Leary
    To Be Published March 2nd 2015

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