The Contemporary Global Economy: A History since 1980 / Edition 1

The Contemporary Global Economy: A History since 1980 / Edition 1

by Alfred E. Eckes Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405183446

ISBN-13: 9781405183444

Pub. Date: 05/17/2011

Publisher: Wiley

The Contemporary Global Economy provides a lively overview of recent turbulence in the world economy, focusing on the dynamics of globalization since the 1980s. It explains the main drivers of economic change and how we are able to discern their effects in the world today.

  • A lucid and balanced survey, based on extensive research in data and

Overview

The Contemporary Global Economy provides a lively overview of recent turbulence in the world economy, focusing on the dynamics of globalization since the 1980s. It explains the main drivers of economic change and how we are able to discern their effects in the world today.

  • A lucid and balanced survey, based on extensive research in data and documents, accessible to the non-specialist
  • Written by a renowned specialist in international economic relations with academic and government credentials
  • Offers clear and engaging explanations of the main motors of economic change and how we are able to discern their effects in the world today
  • The author assumes little knowledge of economic theory or financial markets
  • Identifies the challenges for sustainable recovery and economic growth in the years ahead

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405183444
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Series:
Blackwell History of the Contemporary World Series
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Preface.

Preface.

List of Abbreviations.

1. Introduction.

2. The Global Economy before 1980.

3. The Rich Nations.

4. The Developing World.

5. Thinking about the Global Economy.

6. International Trade.

7. Global Business.

8. Internationalization of Finance.

9. The Global Financial Crisis of 2007-2010.

10. The Underside of the Global Economy.

11. Epilogue.

Notes.

Suggestions for Further Reading.

References.

Index.

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