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The Routledge Critical Dictionary of Global Economics (Routledge Critical Dictionary Series)by Robert Beynon
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Combining the in-depth background coverage of an encyclopedia, with the quick look-up convenience of a dictionary, this new work is an invaluable resource for anyone concerned with international economics. The only reference work to cover the latest theories in the vital field of global economics, "The Routledge Critical Dictionary of Global Economics" explores new economic thought from A-Z, and offers full-length survey discussions by the most respected experts in the field. Beginning and advanced students will be certain to want a copy of this authoritative, yet accessible new work.
Book News Annotation:
Eleven essays geared to non-specialist readers by authors in both public and private sectors, comprise the first 150 pages of topics which include limits to global markets and what economics is not; the economies of Asia, Europe, and the U.S.; and future economics in terms of patterns of economic behavior, technology, and management trends. The essays are cross-referenced by terms in boldface to the book's 220-page dictionary of 180 entries that provide substantial synopses of figures and themes in economics. Beynon is a strategic and management consultant in television and new media, and an award- winning journalist in economics and business.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Table of Contents
I. The new economics. The supply side and the limits to intervention / Patrick Minford — World trade and development / Sanjaya Lall — The limits to global markets / Neil Mackinnon — What economics is not / Paul Ormerod. II. The global context. Asia : the lessons for economics / Jeremy Pink — The United States as global leader / David Hale — Europe : the next five years / Ian Harnett. III. The world tomorrow. New patterns of economic behavior / Justin Urquhart Stewart — Technology / Richard Lander — Changing trends in management / Robert Beynon — Relationship marketing / Adrian Payne, Sue Holt. IV. A-Z of key themes and major figures.
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