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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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1-10 of 122 results in Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Global Governance and Financial Crises

    Edited by Meghnad Desai, Yahia Said

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The editors of this book have pulled together a collection of chapters that review the spate of financial crises that have occurred in recent years starting with Mexico in 1994 and moving on to more recent crises in Turkey and Argentina. With impressive contributors such as Douglas Gale, Gabriel...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Macroeconomics of Global Imbalances

    European and Asian Perspectives

    Edited by Marc Uzan

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book is the result of a workshop on the effects of globalization on Asian and European countries, organized by Marc Uzan and the Austrian Ministry of Finance in April 2006. Bringing together key academics, policy makers and private market participants, these chapters cover the current debate...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Indonesian Labour Market

    Changes and challenges

    By Shafiq Dhanani, Iyanatul Islam, Anis Chowdhury

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The topics of unemployment, underemployment, wage trends and patterns, and the relationship between poverty and the labour market are of interest to all policy makers, researchers, academics and journalists concerned with economic development. This book traces the evolution of the Indonesian labour...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Economics of Language

    International Analyses

    By Barry R. Chiswick, Paul W. Miller

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Written by two internationally renowned experts in the field, this book explores the determinants of dominant language proficiency among immigrants and other linguistic minorities and the consequences of this proficiency for the labour market. Using empirical material from a range of countries,...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. International Remittance Payments and the Global Economy
    By Bharati Basu, James T. Bang
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  2. The Economics of Knowledge Generation and Distribution: The Role of Interactions in the System Dynamics of Innovation and Growth
    Edited by Pier Paolo Patrucco
    To Be Published September 1st 2014
  3. Japan's Aid: Lessons for economic growth, development and political economy
    By Edward M Feasel
    To Be Published September 15th 2014
  4. The Geographical Transformation of China
    Edited by Michael Dunford, Liu Weidong
    To Be Published October 9th 2014
  5. 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 3rd 2014
  6. 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 10th 2014
  7. Capitalism and the World Economy: The Light and Shadow of Globalization
    Edited by Toshiaki Hirai
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  8. Corruption, Economic Growth and Globalization
    Edited by Aurora A. C. Teixeira, Carlos Pimenta, António Maia, José António Moreira
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  9. Measuring National Income in the Centrally Planned Economies: Why the West Underestimated the Transition to Capitalism
    By William Jefferies
    To Be Published December 16th 2014
  10. 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 30th 2014

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