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  1. The Open Society and its Enemies in East Asia

    The Relevance of the Popperian Framework

    Edited by Gregory G. C. Moore

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The ideas contained in Karl Popper’s The Open Society and Its Enemies—one of the most important tracts in political philosophy in the twentieth century—are relevant to anyone seeking to understand the recent history of the East Asian economies. Even though Popper wrote his tract to provide an...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Regional Development through Ecological Business

    Unique Cases in Japanese Rural Regions

    By Makoto Hirano

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Regional disparity is one of the current pressing social issues. Many countries lack basic infrastructures of establishing a new business or industrial cluster. The book argues that existing arguments which have mostly focused on macroscopic view of economy of society...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Venture Capital Investment

    An Agency Analysis of UK Practice

    By Gavin Reid

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Gavin Reid presents a systematic analysis of what drives investor-investee relations in venture capital markets. In the first analytical work to use a unified framework, he draws upon a modern and general approach to contracting relations, namely principal-agent analysis. This book establishes a...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. International Economic Development

    Leading Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Tony Fu-Lai Yu, Yuen Wai-Kee, Diana S. Kwan

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Written by experts in their respective areas, this book is an excellent review of theories, policies and empirical evidences on important topics in global economic development. The book is both a superb teaching tool and a valuable handbook in development economics. The volume compiled 13 articles...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Innovation, Globalization and Firm Dynamics

    Lessons for Enterprise Policy

    Edited by Anna M. Ferragina, Erol Taymaz, Kamil Yilmaz

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book is about the relationship between firm dynamics, innovation and globalization, the processes that are essential for long term economic growth and welfare creation. This volume deals with these three issues in three sections titled respectively: entrepreneurship, new firm formation and...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Global View on the World Economy

    A Global Analysis

    By Horst Siebert

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    As globalization continues apace, market segmentations are diminishing, distance is shrinking and the boundaries between nation states are becoming increasingly blurred. National economies are closely interlinked through manychannels and we rarely view things from a single country’s view, adopting...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Foreign Direct Investment and the World Economy

    By Ashoka Mody

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Asking the question of whether Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is 'integrating' the world economy, this comprehensive volume consists of an overview of current FDI research. While the term 'integrating' is often used, the real test should be whether FDI is instrumental in bringing per...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Financial Globalization and Regionalism in East Asia

    Edited by Takuji Kinkyo, Yoichi Matsubayashi, Shigeyuki Hamori

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    With increased resilience in the financial systems, emerging Asian economies were less affected by the recent global financial crisis, recovering more quickly from the crisis than major advanced economies. Yet, Asian financial systems remain underdeveloped. More open and efficient...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty

    Edited by Ashoka Mody, Catherine Pattillo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    In this volume, world-renowned contributors, including Martin Ravallion, Michael Kremer and Robert Townsend, deal with the institutional characteristics of poverty resulting from the time pattern of aid, the nature of financial systems and the political economy of budgetary decisions. Going beyond...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Multilateralism and Regionalism in Global Economic Governance

    Trade, Investment and Finance

    Edited by Junji Nakagawa

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Reconciling regionalism and multilateralism is a challenge common to all branches of global economic governance. While the Bretton Woods/GATT (WTO) institutions, decades-old multilateral framework for global economic governance, are facing serious challenges to their effectiveness, regional...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge