Worldmark Encyclopedia of National Economies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0787677078
  • ISBN-13: 9780787677077
  • DDC: 330.9003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 2310 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2002 | Published/Released December 2003
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2002

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Advances in technology continue to accelerate the pace at which people and companies are doing business with entities in foreign countries. As a result, the demand for comprehensive, up-to-date economic information about foreign companies has increased as well. The 4-vol. Worldmark Encyclopedia of National Economies satisfies this immediate need and provides students and business leaders with a thorough understanding of the current and historical economic development of foreign nations. Clearly arranged by country within broad geographic regions, the Worldmark Encyclopedia of National Economies provides accurate, in-depth analysis of each country's economic environment, reliable statistics on the country's current economic conditions and trends and key demographics of the nation's citizens. The approximately 200 entries each employ consistent organization allowing users to easily locate, compare and contrast data from one country to the next. Includes a glossary of terms, country index, maps, charts and graphs.

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    ISBN-10: 0787649554 | ISBN-13: 9780787649555


"..This encyclopedia is comprehensive, current, and generally well written. It offers a wealth of information for those with some background knowledge of economic, industrial, and monetary systems." -- School Library Journal (November 2002)

— School Library Journal

"These four volumes contain current economic conditions, comprehensive and up-to-date overviews of the economic structure and current climate of 198 countries and territories...Experts in the subject of economics provide key data and analysis of each country's economic conditions, their relations to social and political trends and their impact on the lives of the country's inhabitants...Recommended for purchase in middle through high school libraries and publc libraries supplementing materials for secondary students." -- Catholic Library World (March 2003)

— Voice of Youth Advocates

"..The appeal of this work is that a tremendous amount of often-elusive information has been neatly sorted into manageable units. There is an increased call for this sort of data as the social studies curriculum evolves to reflect a global perspective. Accessible to students in tenth grade and up, this set will be of primary interest to high-school and academic library collections. Public libraries will want to consider it as well." -- Booklist (October 2002)

— Booklist

"The Worldmark Encyclopedia presents basic information about the economies of 198 countries and territories. Each is covered in a readable and succinct presentation of five to eleven pages that covers country and economic overviews, politics and government, economic sectors, infrastructure, agriculture, industry, services, information technology, money, poverty and wealth, working conditions, and future trends as well as a time line of development, a map, and a brief bibliography...Recommended. For libraries lacking access to the sources, Web and print, on which the encyclopedia is based." -- Choice (April 2003)

— Choice