The Global Economy In Transition: Debt And Resource Scarcities, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814494879
  • ISBN-13: 9789814494878
  • DDC: 330.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 348 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book is a collection of essays written by Ambassador, Professor Joergen Moeller from the middle of 2009 to end of 2012, commenting on global economic and political events, which reflect Moellers judgment and evaluation on these issues.Readers get an overview to the collection of essays and the worldview they represent in an introductory chapter weaving together strands of economics, politics, and societal issues. Professor Moeller goes a step further by sketching up a picture of how a future economic model and political system may look - forged by debt, scarcities, economic integration, and the rise of Asia.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Book.
About the Author.
Preface and Acknowledgements.
1: Overview of the Global Economy in Transition: Debt and Resource Scarcities.
2: The Global System.
3: Introduction to Part I.
4: China's Effort to Redefine Corporate Governance.
5: Welcome to the Age of Angst.
6: Wikileaks and Consequences for Modern Diplomacy.
7: The Deadly Cocktail.
8: Private Gain, Public Loss.
9: Making Profit at the Cost of Society's Interest.
10: Conventional Economic Theory — A Critique Highlighting Flaws in American Style Capitalism.
11: Scarcities — New Economic Thinking.
12: Introduction to Part II.
13: Key Events Driving the Future of Chinese Economy.
14: Saving Resources with a Tax on Their Total Use.
15: Want a Way out of the Recession? Create Jobs by Saving Resources.
16: The Era of Scarcities.
17: Asia Redraws the Map of Progress.
18: Tax on Commodity Profits Could Postpone Scarcity.
19: Debt.
20: Introduction to Part III.
21: The Way out of the Debt Trap.
22: Global Debt Picture Not Very Pretty.
23: Inflation or Deflation? Both!.
24: U.S. More Worrying than Europe.
25: Why Debt Does Not Go Away.
26: Global Economy Faces Wealth Redistribution.
27: Has the Fed Got It Wrong Again?.
28: The Markets Prey on Debt-Laden Nations.
29: Nationalism or Capitalism? Sovereign Wealth Funds of Non-OECD Countries.
30: Agonising Wait for U.S. Economy to Rebalance.
31: Get out while You Can Why the U.S. Dollar Is Doomed.
32: U.S. Recession: Spend Now, Save Later.
33: The Euro-Zone.
34: Introduction to Part IV.
35: Lessons Asia Can Learn from Europe.
36: Europe, Not Euro, May Break Apart.
37: Now Comes the Hard Part for the Euro-Zone.
38: Why the Euro Will Survive.
39: In Europe, North Battles South.
40: Europe after the Debt Crisis.
41: Painful Euro Crisis and Lessons for the World.
42: The Euro-Zone Fights for Survival.
43: Asia in the Global Economy.
44: Introduction to Part V.
45: Economic Integration — The Future for Asia.
46: From Asian Financial Crisis to the Western Debt Crisis.
47: The Asian Supply Chain Becomes More Compact.
48: What Makes S'pore Different.
49: Lessons for Asia from the Global Financial Crisis.
50: How Will Southeast Asia Position Itself in Asia's Future in an Age of Scarcities?.
51: How Can ASEAN Stay Relevant?.
52: Asia Faces U.S. Default on Its Sovereign Debt.
53: U.S. and China May Move to Cap Military Spending.
54: China to the Rescue: Growing out of the Financial Crisis.
55: How the U.S. and Asia Can Help Each Other.
Postscript to the Global Economy in Transition: Debt and Resource Scarcities.