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Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy


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North Korea and Economic Integration in East Asia

North Korea and Economic Integration in East Asia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Yeongseop Rhee, Patrick Messerlin
July 18, 2019

Throughout North Korea’s history, it has regarded external relations with suspicion and as a potential threat to its regime. With North Korea working towards denuclearization, there is now hope for an economic opening. This book examines the external economic strategies that North Korea may...

The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity

The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity

1st Edition

You-il Lee, Richard Lee
May 09, 2019

The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity takes an in-depth, amalgamated look at the evolution of Korea’s globalization drive from the early 2000s (Kim Dae-jung regime, 1998–2003) to the present period (Park Geun-hye, 2013–2017). The book discusses the role of foreign companies on the...

Wealth, Inclusive Growth and Sustainability

Wealth, Inclusive Growth and Sustainability

1st Edition

Shunsuke Managi
January 29, 2019

The excessive pursuit of economic interests has resulted in severe environmental and social problems, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and inequality and disparity. There is an urgent need for broader measures of progress to complement Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This book provides a...

Economic Integration in Asia: Key Prospects and Challenges with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

Economic Integration in Asia: Key Prospects and Challenges with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

1st Edition

Deeparghya Mukherjee
January 17, 2019

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) aims to achieve greater integration between the ASEAN region and its six free trade agreement (FTA) partners (India, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Korea). The RCEP is the only agreement to include three economies which are among the...

The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing: Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization

The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing: Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization

1st Edition

Zuhayr Mikdashi
January 15, 2019

Throughout history, humans have sought to enhance their wellbeing across various domains. Though the spectrum of factors responsible for wellbeing has widened considerably and advances have been realized in scientific-technological fields, significant failures have been encountered in establishing...

The Dynamics of Growth in Emerging Economies: The Case of Turkey

The Dynamics of Growth in Emerging Economies: The Case of Turkey

1st Edition

Arzu Akkoyunlu Wigley, Selim Çağatay
December 20, 2018

How can Turkey increase its medium- and long-term growth potential? Despite episodes of fast growth, this has become a vital question for the Turkish economy, in order to avoid being stuck in a middle-income trap. There has been an increase in the number of studies presenting growth in Turkey and...

Regional Government Competition

Regional Government Competition

1st Edition

Chen Yunxian, Gu Wenjing
December 03, 2018

This monograph provides a coherent and systematic explanation of China’s regional economic development from the perspective of regional government competition. It gives an almost unknown exposition of the mechanisms of China's regional economic development, with numerous supporting cases drawn from...

Entrepreneurship and Local Economic Development: A Comparative Perspective on Entrepreneurs, Universities and Governments

Entrepreneurship and Local Economic Development: A Comparative Perspective on Entrepreneurs, Universities and Governments

1st Edition

Bruno Dallago, Ermanno Tortia
September 26, 2018

This book focuses on the nature and role of entrepreneurship in modern developed and emerging economies and societies, its relation to governments and universities, and its role in the often-forgotten informal economy. The aim is to position entrepreneurship in the post-crisis context and explore...

The Future of the Economy: East-West Perspectives on Pathways Through Disruption

The Future of the Economy: East-West Perspectives on Pathways Through Disruption

1st Edition

John Powers, Vikram Khanna
September 25, 2018

As the pace of economic change seems to only quicken, including rapid technological advance, today’s advanced economies face uncertainty from a number of directions, most of which have the potential to change established modes of thinking and the institutional arrangements that underpin basic...

Measuring National Income in the Centrally Planned Economies: Why the West Underestimated the Transition to Capitalism

Measuring National Income in the Centrally Planned Economies: Why the West Underestimated the Transition to Capitalism

1st Edition

William Jefferies
September 10, 2018

In 1991 "Communism" collapsed. The cold war was over and the West had won. Whole cities, Moscow, St Petersburg, Warsaw, Beijing, Budapest and Bucharest, whole countries indeed, were privatised for nothing or next to nothing. This was probably the greatest expansion of the world market in history....

Innovation, Globalization and Firm Dynamics: Lessons for Enterprise Policy

Innovation, Globalization and Firm Dynamics: Lessons for Enterprise Policy

1st Edition

Anna M. Ferragina, Erol Taymaz, Kamil Yilmaz
August 23, 2018

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...

Chinese Trade: Trade Deficits, State Subsidies and the Rise of China

Chinese Trade: Trade Deficits, State Subsidies and the Rise of China

1st Edition

Rich Marino
August 15, 2018

There’s no question, compared to the advanced economies China’s economic growth rates have been spectacular, but in most instances the economic analysts tend to forget that a large part of China’s growth has been dictated by government industrial subsidies. How did China go from a bit player...

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