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The Evolving International Economy - Graciela Chichilnisky

The Evolving International Economy

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Published: 30th January 1987
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This book focuses on the main issues of trade and development, and on the attainment of the major development goals generally espoused in the international community: rapid development in the Third World, sustained economic expansion in the industrial countries and the eradication of deep inequalities and of extreme poverty. It consists of four parts. The first three give an overall analysis of the world economy, with commentary and conclusions on major issues of trade and development. The fourth part provides the intuitive basis for the main results within the context of the formal models, and rigorous proofs are found in the references given to the technical literature. The analysis is descriptive, focusing on the particulars of market behaviour and tracing the ways in which markets respond to policies, in the belief that policies cannot be viewed in a vacuum, but must be confronted with the responses of the market. The interplay of domestic policies and international markets is a main feature of the authors' analysis.

Preface
Introduction
Industrial Economies and the International market
Domestic policy issues
Protectionism and the management of trade
The Role of Developing Countries
Export strategies
Armaments and North-South trade
Aid, trade, and debt
Resource and North-South trade
Summary
The evolving world economy
Theoretical Background
Adjustment, stability, and returns to scale
Large-scale technologies and patterns of trade
North-South trade and export policies
Aid and transfers
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ISBN: 9780521267168
ISBN-10: 0521267161
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 30th January 1987
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.42