Globalisation, Regionalism and Economic Activity

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Ariestis (economics, Bard College, US), Baddeley (economics and politics, U. of Cambridge, UK), and McCombie (land economy, U. of Cambridge) present 12 papers from an April 2002 conference that claimed to explore economic issues of globalization and regionalization without any particular methodological, ideological, or theoretical agendas. Specific topics include fixed versus flexible exchange rates and economic growth; an assessment of the WTO Dispute Settlement System, a post-Keynesian model of the euro zone, ...
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Overview

Ariestis (economics, Bard College, US), Baddeley (economics and politics, U. of Cambridge, UK), and McCombie (land economy, U. of Cambridge) present 12 papers from an April 2002 conference that claimed to explore economic issues of globalization and regionalization without any particular methodological, ideological, or theoretical agendas. Specific topics include fixed versus flexible exchange rates and economic growth; an assessment of the WTO Dispute Settlement System, a post-Keynesian model of the euro zone, and nominal and real convergence in the European Union. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843761037
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

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List of contributors
Introduction 1
1 Capital account liberalisation, free long-term capital flows, financial crises and economic development 15
2 Fixed vs. flexible exchange rates, economic growth and international liquidity 47
3 Globalization, distributional conflict and inflation: the case of the US economy during the 1990s 60
4 How well is the WTO Dispute Settlement System working? 80
5 A fully coherent post Keynesian model of the euro zone 98
6 Finance-industry relationships in Europe and the prospects for growth and convergence 127
7 Eastward expansion of the European Union - nominal and real convergence examined 151
8 Export-led growth: evidence of developing country crowding out 175
9 Demand and supply in the new economy 198
10 The national origin of financial liberalization: the case of the United States 220
11 Saving is the accounting record of investment 245
12 Globalization, regionalism and state capacity in developing countries: a note 266
Index 275
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