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Development of the Portugese Economy : A Case of Europeanization - David Corkhill

Development of the Portugese Economy

A Case of Europeanization

Hardcover Published: 27th May 1999
ISBN: 9780415145749
Number Of Pages: 259

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This book reveals how the previously weak Portuguese economy has now experienced growth, convergence, structural change and international competition. David Corkhill analyses the Europeanization of the Portuguese economy in the context of closer European integration, globalization and the struggle to achieve international competitiveness. It also assesses the pitfalls Portugal may face as part of Europe.

"This useful survey of the Portuguese economy complements and updates Corkill's earlier writings. ...this book is largely descriptive...it stands as perhaps the most comprehensive study of the Portuguese economy. Recommended for academic, research, and professional collections." -"Choice

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Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Editor's Introduction
Introductionp. 1
From autarky to liberalizationp. 9
Development on the peripheryp. 30
Institutions and the statep. 50
Internationalization, competitiveness and foreign investmentp. 75
Trade, identity and the Iberian marketp. 101
The changing economic structure Ip. 125
The changing economic structure IIp. 146
The labour market and human capitalp. 169
Growth and convergence: the economics of catching-upp. 201
Portugal, EMU and the European projectp. 227
Bibliographyp. 243
Indexp. 253
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ISBN: 9780415145749
ISBN-10: 0415145740
Series: Contemporary Economic History of Europe
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 259
Published: 27th May 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.98 x 16.59  x 2.59
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 1