The Contemporary Global Economy by Alfred E. Eckes Jr.
A History since 1980

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The Contemporary Global Economy provides a lively overview of recent turbulence in the world economy, focusing on the dynamics of globalization since the 1980s. It explains the main drivers of economic change and how we are able to discern their effects in the world today.

A lucid and balanced survey, based on extensive research in data and documents, accessible to the non-specialistWritten by a renowned specialist in international economic relations with academic and government credentialsOffers clear and engaging explanations of the main motors of economic change and how we are able to discern their effects in the world todayThe author assumes little knowledge of economic theory or financial marketsIdentifies the challenges for sustainable recovery and economic growth in the years ahead


About Alfred E. Eckes Jr.

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Alfred E. Eckes, Jr., is Ohio Eminent Research Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University and a former Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission. He has published a number of books on international trade and finance, the competition for world resources, and globalization.   Eckes is a former president and executive vice president of the International Trade and Finance Association (IT&FA), an organization of academics and professionals from 25 countries. He has served as editor of its journal, the Global Economy Journal.
Published July 8, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 320 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Travel. Non-fiction

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