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Globalisation and the Wealth of Nations.

Author: Brian Easton
Publisher: New York : Auckland University Press, 2013.
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Globalisation? or, more precisely, the integration of economies due to falling costs of distance? has been one of the great forces of history, largely unstoppable but to some extent governable. Neither an argument for or against globalisation, Brian Easton's Globalisation and the Wealth of Nations is a careful and thorough analysis of the issues of globalisation and an imaginative and wide-ranging picture of the  Read more...
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Easton, Brian.
Globalisation and the Wealth of Nations.
New York : Auckland University Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Easton
ISBN: 9781869405991 1869405994
OCLC Number: 865330056
Description: 1 online resource (467 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Epigraph; Prologue; Preface : Yet Another Book on Globalisation?; A Note on Statistics; Acknowledgements; Part One : Diminishing Distance; One : Globalisation An Introduction; Two : The Significance of Location Samoa and Hawaii; Three : When Distance Changes New Zealand; Four : Regions and Economies of Scale The United States; Five : The Forces of Agglomeration New York; Six : Competitive Advantage Nokia; Seven : Offshoring India; Eight : Intra-Industry Trade Motor Vehicles; Nine : Migration Mexico. Ten : Locating the World's Population AgingPart Two : The Nation-State and Diminishing Distance; Eleven : Sovereignty Time; Twelve : The Nation-State Germany; Thirteen : Cultural Convergence Canada; Fourteen : The Diaspora Australia; Fifteen : The Social Market Economy The European Union; Sixteen : Policy Convergence Health Care; Seventeen : The International Trading System The World Trade Organization; Eighteen : The International Financial System The IMF; Nineteen : Foreign Direct Investment McDonald's; Part Three : Economic Development. Twenty : How Economies Develop Smith to Solow And BeyondTwenty-one : Resources Oil; Twenty-two : Information The World Wide Web; Twenty-three : Technology Transfer Japan; Twenty-four : The Rich Club Argentina; Twenty-five : Poor Countries Africa; Twenty-six : The Insignificant Middle Club The Bifurcation Model; Twenty-seven : The Pattern of World Development China; Part Four : The Future; Twenty-eight : Options for Nations; Twenty-nine : A Confederation of Nations?; Thirty : A Multipolar World; Epilogue : Democracy in a Globalised World; Bibliography; A, B, C; Index; D, E, F. G, H, IJ, K, L; M, N, O; P, Q, R; S, T, U; V, W, X; Y, Z; Copyright.

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Globalisation? or, more precisely, the integration of economies due to falling costs of distance? has been one of the great forces of history, largely unstoppable but to some extent governable. Neither an argument for or against globalisation, Brian Easton's Globalisation and the Wealth of Nations is a careful and thorough analysis of the issues of globalisation and an imaginative and wide-ranging picture of the globalised and globalising world. It aims both to inform readers and to enable them to improve their own decisions about how to harness globalisation. The book explores the eco.

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