eBook The Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy, 1st Edition

  • Ramkishen S. Rajan
  • Kenneth A. Reinert George Mason University
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  • ISBN-10: 1400830400
  • ISBN-13: 9781400830404
  • DDC: 337.03
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1246 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released February 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009
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Increasing economic globalization has made understanding the world economy more important than ever. From trade agreements to offshore outsourcing to foreign aid, this two volume encyclopedia explains the key elements of the world economy and provides a first step to further research for students and scholars in public policy, international studies, business, and the broader social sciences, as well as for economic policy professionals. Written by an international team of contributors, this comprehensive reference includes more than 300 up to date entries covering a wide range of topics in international trade, finance, production, and economic development. These topics include concepts and principles, models and theory, institutions and agreements, policies and instruments, analysis and tools, and sectors and special issues. Each entry includes cross references and a list of sources for further reading and research. Complete with an index and a table of contents that groups entries by topic, The Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy is an essential resource for anyone who needs to better understand the global economy.