Globalization and Europe: Prospering in the New Whirled Order

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What does globalization mean for Europe? What are the gains and what are the pains? Who's winning and who's losing?

In this volume, Dan Hamilton and Joe Quinlan continue their award-winning series on international economic issues with an up-to-date look at globalization's impact on Europe. They chart changing flows of trade, investment, people, money, and ideas, and they explain globalization's effect on European consumers, workers, companies, and governments. Globalization and ...

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Overview

What does globalization mean for Europe? What are the gains and what are the pains? Who's winning and who's losing?

In this volume, Dan Hamilton and Joe Quinlan continue their award-winning series on international economic issues with an up-to-date look at globalization's impact on Europe. They chart changing flows of trade, investment, people, money, and ideas, and they explain globalization's effect on European consumers, workers, companies, and governments. Globalization and Europe highlights opportunities, identifies challenges —and offers some surprising conclusions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780978882198
  • Publisher: Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins U.-SAIS
  • Publication date: 4/30/2008
  • Pages: 182
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel S. Hamilton is the Richard von Weizsäcker Professor and director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations - SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. He also serves as the director of the American Consortium for EU Studies. Joseph P. Quinlan is a nonresident fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations and a seasoned Wall Street economist. They are coauthors of a series of books on international economic issues, including The Transatlantic Economy 2008, and received the 2007 Transatlantic Leadership Award from the European-American Business Council and the 2006 Transatlantic Business Award from the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union.

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Table of Contents

Executive summary Gains and pains : globalization's impact on Europe's stakeholders 1

Sect. I Globalization : this time, it's different

Ch. 1 What is globalization? 17

Ch. 2 The transformation of trade, investment and capital 21

Ch. 3 Changing patterns of work and consumption 31

Ch. 4 Moving toward global parity 35

Ch. 5 China, Europe and the global economy 41

Sect. II For better or for worse? : globalization's effect on Europe

Ch. 6 Europe's trade : a shift from developed to developing countries 59

Ch. 7 Foreign direct investment (FDI) and Europe 71

Ch. 8 Portfolio flows and the deepening of Europe's capital markets 77

Ch. 9 Labor mobility and Europe's demographic challenges 81

Ch. 10 Globalization's impact on employment and wages in Europe 86

Ch. 11 Offshoring and European labor 93

Ch. 12 Squeezed? : Europe and the globalization of technology and innovation 113

Ch. 13 Europe and the internationalization of R&D 125

Sect. III Making globalization work for Europe

Ch. 14 Globalization and European countries 141

Ch. 15 Making globalization for work Europe 171

Notes on terms, data and sources 183

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