Understanding the World Economy

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1. Person: Cleaver, Tony
Format: Buch
Sprache: English
Veröffentlicht: Taylor & Francis 2006
Beschreibung: With globalization continuing apace, the world economy continues to experience dramatic change and development. This third edition builds on the popular format of its predecessors to provide the best concise guide to its subject for students of international economics.§Since the previous edition, new developments covered include: §§- the ongoing impact of 9/11 and the Iraq War§§- the increased number of free trade agreements, custom unions and common markets, including the recent accession of ten new countries to the European Union in 2004 §§- an acknowledgement of the huge impact of private firms in shaping the global economy§§- an examination of the role of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and World Trade Organization.§§The book takes the student through the major characteristics of the global economy in jargon-free non-technical language. Chapter summary diagrams and a wealth of boxes and tables make this an essential introduction for undergraduates and A-level students as well as the casual reader.
Schlagworte: BRIC Countries
Brazil
common markets
currency union
customs unions
economic development
economic growth
environmental economics
exchange rates
financial crisis
free trade
Globalization
Global Financial Crisis
G8
global economics
IMF
inequaltiy
inflation
international economics
international finance
introductory economics
market failure
sovereign debt
terrorism
unemployment
World Bank
WTO
world economy
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