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New View of Comparative Economics - 01 edition

New View of Comparative Economics (ISBN10: 0030189594; ISBN13: 9780030189593)
ISBN13: 978-0030189593
ISBN10: 0030189594

Summary: A comprehensive reevaluation of the nature of economic systems across the globe, A New View of Comparative Economic Systems is today?s choice for today?s world. This exciting text is not merely a re-treading of an obsolete Soviet-oriented text, but a fresh, new, and comprehensive re-appraisal of the nature and study of economic systems. A New View of Comparative Economic Systems defines a new approach and will set the standard for years to come in Comparative Economi
c courses.

Benefits:
  • An integrated approach reliant on modern economic fundamentals such as property rights, incentives, agency problems, collective action, and rent-seeking behavior.
  • Strong sections on the economies of East Asia and the Pacific Rim, including an evaluation of the "Asian Model" and a careful analysis of cause and consequences of the Asian Crisis.
  • Detailed study of the development of the institutions and policies of the European Union, including the progress and prospects for the monetary union, the impact of Agenda 2000, and the significance of European unity.
  • A timely look at the process of transition of the former Soviet Union, a look at the winners and losers, successes and failures, and a fresh examination of the question "transition to what?"
  • Thoughtful study of the philosophy, policies, and consequences of "Thatcherism" in the UK, and the implications it holds for European social democracy.
  • Re-examination of the problems and consequences of German reunification, and its lessons for transition further East.
  • An exploration of the possibilities of a "third way" through a social market or stakeholder economy.
  • Country-by-country Web-based research resources.
...show more
Summary: A comprehensive reevaluation of the nature of economic systems across the globe, A New View of Comparative Economic Systems is today?s choice for today?s world. This exciting text is not merely a re-treading of an obsolete Soviet-oriented text, but a fresh, new, and comprehensive re-appraisal of the nature and study of economic systems. A New View of Comparative Economic Systems defines a new approach and will set the standard for years to come in Comparative Economic courses.

Benefits:
  • An integrated approach reliant on modern economic fundamentals such as property rights, incentives, agency problems, collective action, and rent-seeking behavior.
  • Strong sections on the economies of East Asia and the Pacific Rim, including an evaluation of the "Asian Model" and a careful analysis of cause and consequences of the Asian Crisis.
  • Detailed study of the development of the institutions and policies of the European Union, including the progress and prospects for the monetary union, the impact of Agenda 2000, and the significance of European unity.
  • A timely look at the process of transition of the former Soviet Union, a look at the winners and losers, successes and failures, and a fresh examination of the question "transition to what?"
  • Thoughtful study of the philosophy, policies, and consequences of "Thatcherism" in the UK, and the implications it holds for European social democracy.
  • Re-examination of the problems and consequences of German reunification, and its lessons for transition further East.
  • An exploration of the possibilities of a "third way" through a social market or stakeholder economy.
  • Country-by-country Web-based research resources.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 01
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Year Published: 2001
International: No

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