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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. Comparing Post War Japanese and Finnish Economies and Societies

    Longitudinal perspectives

    Edited by Yasushi Tanaka, Toshiaki Tamaki, Jari Ojala, Jari Eloranta

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book compares two countries with striking parallels in economic and political outcomes, yet with some distinct features in terms of institutional structures, relative size, and culture. Therefore, this book forms a fruitful platform for the study of the similarities and differences in the...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Economics of Cooperative Education

    A practitioner's guide to the theoretical framework and empirical assessment of cooperative education

    By Yasushi Tanaka

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    A considerable number of higher educational institutions in North America, Oceania, and Europe, offer what are known as cooperative education, work-integrated learning, work placements, sandwich courses, or internships, to provide pragmatic experience to students, and its popularity is spreading to...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Corruption, Economic Growth and Globalization
    Edited by Aurora A. C. Teixeira, Carlos Pimenta, António Maia, José António Moreira
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  2. Measuring National Income in the Centrally Planned Economies: Why the West Underestimated the Transition to Capitalism
    By William Jefferies
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  3. 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
  4. Crises in Europe in the Transatlantic Context: Economic and Political Appraisals
    Edited by Bruno Dallago, John McGowan
    To Be Published January 25th 2015
  5. Capitalism and the World Economy: The Light and Shadow of Globalization
    Edited by Toshiaki Hirai
    To Be Published February 16th 2015
  6. The International Monetary System, Energy and Sustainable Development
    Edited by Sung Jin Kang, Yung Chul Park
    To Be Published February 22nd 2015
  7. Irish Economic Development: Serial Under-achievement or High-Performing EU State?
    By Eoin O'Leary
    To Be Published March 1st 2015
  8. Banking on Equality: Women, work and employment in the banking sector in India
    By Supriti Bezbaruah
    To Be Published April 5th 2015
  9. Freight Transport and the Modern Economy
    By Michel Savy, June Burnham
    To Be Published April 11th 2015
  10. Globalization, Outsourcing and Labour Development in ASEAN
    By Shandre Thangavelu, Aekapol Chongvilaivan
    To Be Published April 11th 2015

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