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Perspectives économiques en Afrique 2015 Développement territorial et inclusion spatiale

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Les Perspectives économiques en Afrique 2015 analysent le rôle croissant de l\'Afrique dans l\'économie mondiale et donnent des perspectives à deux ans ...

  • L'auteur : African Development Bank,OECD,United Nations Development Programme
  • Editeur: OECD Publishing
  • ISBN: 9264233318
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  • Nombre de pages: 380
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Les Perspectives économiques en Afrique 2015 analysent le rôle croissant de l'Afrique dans l'économie mondiale et donnent des perspectives à deux ans pour le continent dans des domaines cruciaux : principaux aggrégats macroéconomiques, flux financiers, commerce et intégration régionale, développement humain et gouvernance.


Public Banks in the Age of Financialization

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This book asks the important question of whether public banks are a better alternative to profit-seeking private banks. Do public banks provide finance for ...

  • L'auteur : Christoph Scherrer
  • Editeur: Edward Elgar Publishing
  • ISBN: 1786430665
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  • Nombre de pages: 288
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book asks the important question of whether public banks are a better alternative to profit-seeking private banks. Do public banks provide finance for development? Do they serve as stability anchors in financial markets? What kind of governance keeps public banks accountable to the public? Theoretically the book draws on the works of Minsky for the question on stability and on interpretative policy analysis for the issue of governance. It compares empirically three countries with significant public banks: Brazil, Germany, and India.


Rethinking Multilateralism in Foreign Aid

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This edited book provides a contemporary, critical and thought-provoking analysis of the internal and external threats to Western multilateral development ...

  • L'auteur : Viktor Jakupec,Max Kelly,Jonathan Makuwira
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1000068250
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 270
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This edited book provides a contemporary, critical and thought-provoking analysis of the internal and external threats to Western multilateral development finance in the twenty-first century. It draws on the expertise of scholars with a range of backgrounds providing a critical exploration of the neoliberal multilateral development aid. The contributions focus on how Western institutions have historically dominated development aid, and juxtapose this hegemony with the recent challenges from right-wing populist and the Beijing Consensus ideologies and practices. This book argues that the rise of right-wing populism has brought internal challenges to traditional powers within the multilateral development system. External challenges arise from the influence of China and regional development banks by providing alternatives to established Western dominated aid sources and architecture. From this vantagepoint, Rethinking Multilateralism in Foreign Aid puts forward new ideas for addressing the current global social, political and economic challenges concerning multilateral development aid. This book will be of interest to researchers, academics and students in the field of International Development and Global Governance, decision-makers at government level as well as to those working in international aid institutions, regional and bilateral aid agencies, and non-governmental organisations.


Compétitivité et développement du secteur privé L'autonomisation économique des femmes dans la région MENA L'impact des cadres juridiques algérien, égyptien, jordanien, libyen, marocain et tunisien

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Dans la région MENA, les femmes représentent plus de la moitié du capital humain. Elles sont de plus en plus instruites et aspirent à jouer un rôle pl ...

  • L'auteur : OECD
  • Editeur: OECD Publishing
  • ISBN: 926428043X
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  • Nombre de pages: 168
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Dans la région MENA, les femmes représentent plus de la moitié du capital humain. Elles sont de plus en plus instruites et aspirent à jouer un rôle plus actif dans l’économie. Mais leur taux de participation au marché du travail et à l’activité entrepreneuriale reste parmi les plus bas au monde.


Études de l'OCDE sur l'eau Infrastructures en eau et secteur privé Guide de l'OCDE pour l'action publique

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Constitue un catalogue d’orientations à l’intention des pouvoirs publics et couvre la répartition des rôles, des risques et des responsabilités, le ...

  • L'auteur : OECD
  • Editeur: OECD Publishing
  • ISBN: 9264060316
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  • Nombre de pages: 148
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Constitue un catalogue d’orientations à l’intention des pouvoirs publics et couvre la répartition des rôles, des risques et des responsabilités, les conditions d’un cadre institutionnel bénéfique et les arrangements contractuels susceptibles de permettre une coopération optimale pour la participation du secteur privé aux infrastructures de l'eau.


L’ État néopatrimonial

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Pourquoi le néopatrimonialisme est-il si fréquemment utilisé pour caractériser les systèmes politiques Africains ? Les pratiques auxquelles renvoie ce ...

  • L'auteur : Daniel C. Bach,Mamoudou Gazibo
  • Editeur: University of Ottawa Press
  • ISBN: 2760319636
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 360
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Pourquoi le néopatrimonialisme est-il si fréquemment utilisé pour caractériser les systèmes politiques Africains ? Les pratiques auxquelles renvoie cette notion, qu’il s’agisse du clientélisme, de la corruption ou de la privatisation de l’État, sont pourtant présentes dans la plupart des pays, qu’ils soient ou non Africains. Afin de répondre à ce paradoxe, L’État néopatrimonial propose une exploration théorique et comparative de la diversité des trajectoires et usages contemporains du concept. À partir d’une discussion des références initiales de Max Weber au patrimonialisme, les différentes contributions abordent le néopatrimonialisme dans ses rapports avec l’analyse de la démocratisation, des relations internationales, de la sociologie des conflits et de l’économie du développement. L’ouvrage renouvelle les débats sur le néopatrimonialisme en Afrique, tout en les élargissant également à l’Asie, l’Europe et l’Amérique latine à travers des études de cas.


Waste

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With shortages, volatile prices and nearly one billion people hungry, the world has a food problem - or thinks it does. Farmers, manufacturers, supermarket ...

  • L'auteur : Tristram Stuart
  • Editeur: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141924616
  • Genre: Nature
  • Nombre de pages: 480
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: With shortages, volatile prices and nearly one billion people hungry, the world has a food problem - or thinks it does. Farmers, manufacturers, supermarkets and consumers in North America and Europe discard up to half of their food - enough to feed all the world's hungry at least three times over. Forests are destroyed and nearly one tenth of the West's greenhouse gas emissions are released growing food that will never be eaten. While affluent nations throw away food through neglect, in the developing world crops rot because farmers lack the means to process, store and transport them to market. But there could be surprisingly painless remedies for what has become one of the world's most pressing environmental and social problems. Travelling from Yorkshire to China, from Pakistan to Japan, and introducing us to foraging pigs, potato farmers, freegans and food industry directors, Stuart encounters grotesque examples of profligacy, but also inspiring innovations and ways of making the most of what we have. Combining front-line investigation with startling new data, Waste shows how the way we live now has created a global food crisis - and what we can do to fix it.


Cash Transfers and Basic Social Protection

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Cash Transfers and Basic Social Protection offers a ground-breaking analysis of the discourses that facilitated the rise of cash transfers as instruments o ...

  • L'auteur : Moritz von Gliszczynski
  • Editeur: Springer
  • ISBN: 1137505699
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 207
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Cash Transfers and Basic Social Protection offers a ground-breaking analysis of the discourses that facilitated the rise of cash transfers as instruments of development policy since the 1990s. The author gives a detailed overview of the history of social protection and identifies the factors that made cash transfers legitimate policy.


Banking with Integrity

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Banking with Integrity provides rich and in-depth case studies of banks which were doing well during the financial crisis of 2007-2010. While other banks w ...

  • L'auteur : H. Spitzeck,M. Pirson,C. Dierksmeier
  • Editeur: Springer
  • ISBN: 0230346499
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 212
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Banking with Integrity provides rich and in-depth case studies of banks which were doing well during the financial crisis of 2007-2010. While other banks went bankrupt, were nationalized, or struggled for survival some of the featured cases increased market share, attracted more customers and avoided home evictions of their clients.


Introduction to Health Economics

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This practical text offers the ideal introduction to the economic techniques used in public health. ...

  • L'auteur : David Wonderling
  • Editeur: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • ISBN: 0335243576
  • Genre: Medical
  • Nombre de pages: 275
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This practical text offers the ideal introduction to the economic techniques used in public health.


The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems

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Much of the existing literature within the "varieties of capitalism " (VOC) and "comparative business systems " fields of research is heavily focused on Eu ...

  • L'auteur : Michael A. Witt,Gordon Redding
  • Editeur: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191626554
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 752
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Much of the existing literature within the "varieties of capitalism " (VOC) and "comparative business systems " fields of research is heavily focused on Europe, Japan, and the Anglo-Saxon nations. As a result, the field has yet to produce a detailed empirical picture of the institutional structures of most Asian nations and to explore to what extent existing theory applies to the Asian context. The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems aims to address this imbalance by exploring the shape and consequences of institutional variations across the political economies of different societies within Asia. Drawing on the deep knowledge of 32 leading experts, this book presents an empirical, comparative institutional analysis of 13 major Asian business systems between India and Japan. To aid comparison, each country chapter follows the same consistent outline. Complementing the country chapters are eleven contributions examining major themes across the region in comparative perspective and linking the empirical picture to existing theory on these themes. A further three chapters provide perspectives on the influence of history and institutional change. The concluding chapters spell out the implications of all these chapters for scholars in the field and for business practitioners in Asia. The Handbook is a major reference work for scholars researching the causes of success and failure in international business in Asia.


Microfinance, EU Structural Funds and Capacity Building for Managing Authorities

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In recent years, the European Commission has attached increasing importance to the use of financial engineering instruments rather than traditional grant-b ...

  • L'auteur : Pasqualina Porretta,Giovanni Pes
  • Editeur: Springer
  • ISBN: 1137536020
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 286
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: In recent years, the European Commission has attached increasing importance to the use of financial engineering instruments rather than traditional grant-based financing for the microcredit sector, considering these to be the most efficient option available. This book presents a study of capacity building and structural funds in public managing authorities for the microcredit sector. It presents two surveys to highlight the strengths and weaknesses of the managing authorities' capacity building. The first survey investigates the authorities' need for and interests in capacity building activities, assessing the areas in which capacity building support is needed, and explores the different types of support offered. The second survey analyses the results of the microcredit and microfinance programming activity, investigating its target groups and other operational features. It examines the key monitoring and reporting issues involved in this activity, before analysing the regulatory framework of the microcredit and microfinance sector. This book presents an in-depth analysis of structural funds and their management by policy-makers in the European convergence regions. It explores the interests of managing authorities, microcredit institutions, operators and other financial intermediaries involved in microcredit programming activities, and offers some core strategic and operational recommendations for the use of structural funds in the microcredit sector.


Information Technology and Economic Development

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Examines the impact IT has on politics, education, sociology, and technology. Focuses on the benefits of IT for developing countries, whose problems must b ...

  • L'auteur : Kurihara, Yutaka,Takaya, Sadayoshi,Harui, Hisashi,Kamae, Hiroshi
  • Editeur: IGI Global
  • ISBN: 1599045818
  • Genre: Computers
  • Nombre de pages: 404
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Examines the impact IT has on politics, education, sociology, and technology. Focuses on the benefits of IT for developing countries, whose problems must be solved, and obstacles overcome in order to further IT advancement.


Caribbean Integration Law

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Caribbean Integration Law offers a comprehensive legal analysis of the current treaties and rules governing the two main regional organisations in the Cari ...

  • L'auteur : David S. Berry
  • Editeur: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191649163
  • Genre: Law
  • Nombre de pages: 512
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Caribbean Integration Law offers a comprehensive legal analysis of the current treaties and rules governing the two main regional organisations in the Caribbean, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). Both organisations are operating under new treaties, the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas and the Revised Treaty of Basseterre, respectively, which created the CARICOM Single Market and Economy, and the OECS Economic Union. The single market and economic union were built upon principles of free movement of goods, labour, and capital, and a common external tariff. This book reviews the foundations of Caribbean regional integration, the institutional frameworks of the two regional organisations, and fleshes out the scope and context of the legal systems created by the treaties. It also reviews the dispute settlement mechanisms under both treaties, including the increasingly active role of the Caribbean Court of Justice, which allows persons to enforce their treaty rights directly before the Court. The book offers selective comparisons to the current rules governing the European Union, and integrates crucial insights from the field of public international law, including the law of treaties and international institutional law.


New Suits

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"Time to Leave Law-Law Land ... and Head Back Into the Jungle" Fuelled by advancing technology, new business models, and altered client expectations, the l ...

  • L'auteur : Michele DeStefano,Guenther Dobrauz-Saldapenna
  • Editeur: Stämpfli Verlag
  • ISBN: 3727210362
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 750
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: "Time to Leave Law-Law Land ... and Head Back Into the Jungle" Fuelled by advancing technology, new business models, and altered client expectations, the legal industry faces unprecedented change across its entire value chain. Unfortunately, many legal professionals fear the technology train and the convergence of other fields with law. They see legaltech, AI, and bots like "lions and tigers and bears oh my." We (the curators and authors of this book) see opportunity. Although the future may require us to put on "new suits"—it represents an enormous opportunity for lawyers to reinvent ourselves for our own and our clients' benefit. Filled with chapters written by experts in the intersection of law, innovation, and technology, this book provides a global perspective on the diverse legal service delivery ecosystem that will be our future. It provides chapter upon chapter (reason upon reason) explaining why lawyers can and should increase their appetite for disruption in the legal world. So welcome to the jungle and enjoy the ride as we attempt to systematically map the uncharted waters of the future legal realm and simultaneously inspire you to build a new future in law. Endorsements "The 'Artist Formerly Known as the Legal Profession' isn't what it used to be. You think that you know law firms and the challenges that confront lawyers, but you don't. Legal services providers have spent years resisting change, and now seem determined to pack fifty- or sixty-years of evolution into five. The entire legal services market has been transformed by LegalTech, globalization, and new delivery models – and until now there has been no guide to the way that consumers can benefit and providers can profit from the changes. Guenther and Michele have gathered a Who's Who of thinkers to provide a marvellous range of visions of the way that law is changing. They provide a roadmap for the future of law – if only you'll follow it." Professor Dan Hunter PhD FAAL, Foundation Dean, Swinburne Law School "'Nomen est omen' if you read the book title of 'New Suits'. It encourages, allows and requests lawyers at all levels to rethink their former and existing ways of doing business in many areas of law. In the same, it outlines great opportunities to a new breed of experts in our profession. Thanks to the various authors, one gets a good understanding of how massive the impact of technology has become – and is going to be - to the legal services market. And the authors provide a distinct view of how a rather traditional profession will have to transform their business models to comply with the fast changes in the marketplace." Jürg Birri, Partner / Global Head of KPMG's Legal "For a while now, we have been hearing about digitization, disruption and new delivery models in the world of Big Law. "New Suits" both reassures and gives a wake-up call to all of us in the business of providing legal services. Setting out both the opportunities and the threats engendered by the dynamic change in our industry, the book is an invaluable guide to all lawyers and legal business professionals wanting some insight on the challenges facing them in a globalized and accelerating world." Dr Mattias Lichtblau, CMS "This book comes at a time where we see just the beginning of a transformational change on the legal market. While such transformation is seen as a great opportunity for those participants who endorse change and innovations, others seem to be more frightened by potential disruption of their well-established business models. The structure and comprehensive contributor listing for this book encapsulates many disparate challenges faced by almost all players on the market. The lecture of the book should give good guidance to anyone who is interested in how the legal profession is (finally) modernizing, capitalizing on technology trends and becoming more client-centric.


Encyclopedia of Environmental Health

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Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, Second Edition presents the newest release in this fundamental reference that updates and broadens the umbrella of en ...

  • L'auteur : N.A
  • Editeur: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 0444639527
  • Genre: Science
  • Nombre de pages: 4884
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, Second Edition presents the newest release in this fundamental reference that updates and broadens the umbrella of environmental health— especially social and environmental health—for its readers. There is ongoing revolution in governance, policies and intervention strategies aimed at evolving changes in health disparities, disease burden, trans-boundary transport and health hazards. This new edition reflects these realities, mapping new directions in the field that include how to minimize threats and develop new scientific paradigms that address emerging local, national and global environmental concerns. Represents a one-stop resource for scientifically reliable information on environmental health Fills a critical gap, with information on one of the most rapidly growing scientific fields of our time Provides comparative approaches to environmental health practice and research in different countries and regions of the world Covers issues behind specific questions and describes the best available scientific methods for environmental risk assessment


Governance Ecosystems

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The authors explore the complex dynamics of mining and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Latin America, including a reflection on the African contin ...

  • L'auteur : J. Sagebien,N. Lindsay
  • Editeur: Springer
  • ISBN: 0230353282
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 348
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The authors explore the complex dynamics of mining and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Latin America, including a reflection on the African continent, presenting arguments and case studies based on new research on a set of urgent and emerging questions surrounding mining, development and sustainability.


Public Administration and the Modern State

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The challenges faced by the public sector are many and varied. Civil services at the forefront of tackling pressing problems in a whole range of areas from ...

  • L'auteur : J. Lehrke
  • Editeur: Springer
  • ISBN: 1137437499
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 312
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The challenges faced by the public sector are many and varied. Civil services at the forefront of tackling pressing problems in a whole range of areas from climate change to income inequality are being allocated less money to do so. This collection explores how public sectors have adapted to address the demands placed on them in the 21st Century.


Origination

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Origination: The Geographies of Brands and Branding offers innovative theoretical and conceptual frameworks relating to the ways that actors create meaning ...

  • L'auteur : Andy Pike
  • Editeur: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118556399
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 248
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Origination: The Geographies of Brands and Branding offers innovative theoretical and conceptual frameworks relating to the ways that actors create meaning and value in commodity brands and branding through processes of geographical association. Provides innovative conceptualization and theorization to facilitate an understanding of the geographical dimensions of brands and branding Challenges current interpretations of brands as vehicles of homogenization in globalization Establishes the theoretical and conceptual foundations of a more geographically sensitive approach through rigorous empirical examination of the under-researched geographical differentiation of commodity brands and branding Presents innovative new research and analysis of the socio-spatial biographies of the Newcastle Brown Ale, Burberry and Apple brands Forges strong new connections between political and cultural economy approaches within geography Provides a distinctive and incisive conceptual and theoretical framework capable of engaging other branded commodities and their branding in other times and places


International Handbook on the Economics of Integration: General issues and regional groups

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International Handbook of Economic Integration edited by Miroslav Jovanovi provides timely and rich academic contributions to considerations of the widest ...

  • L'auteur : Miroslav N. Jovanović
  • Editeur: Edward Elgar Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781849805995
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 560
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: International Handbook of Economic Integration edited by Miroslav Jovanovi provides timely and rich academic contributions to considerations of the widest array of integration-related issues. European integration has been providing an inspiration to a number of academics and researchers. The Handbook is a recognition of the dynamic and strong solidarity of the European integration. At the same time, the European Union often provided an example for integration schemes throughout the world which spread enormously since the mid-1990s. Leading experts from all continents contributed to this Handbook which will be a valuable input into academic and policy-making discussions and actions. José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission Miroslav Jovanovi s publication represents a rich contribution to the complex issue of regional integration, its benefits, its shortcomings, and its relationship with multilateral trade opening. It sheds light over an issue which is the subject of intense discussions in trade circles. Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the WTO Much has been written on trade agreements as a mechanism to integrate the markets of two of more countries often inspired by the European example. In recent years, attention has increasingly focused on the importance of economic geography as a determinant of industrial location. This book combines the two strands of analysis, bringing together leading experts in the fields of economic geography and international trade. The result is an outstanding compilation of papers that illuminate how policies and economic forces affect the location of economic activity in an integrated Europe. Bernard Hoekman, Director, The World Bank, US The open multilateral trading system is a tremendous success of the past half century, and has contributed greatly to the world s unprecedented rate of economic growth. Over the past two decades however, preferential trading arrangements have proliferated, raising questions as to how compatible they are with the open multilateral system, and what policies might be adopted to improve outcomes. The essays in this volume detail the emergence of PTAS and provide comprehensive and up-to-date analyses of the state of play of preferential arrangements in all regions of the world. The volume will provide a useful reference for all those wanting to understand existing preferential arrangements and their role in the international economy today. Anne O. Krueger, Johns Hopkins University and Stanford University, US Economic integration is a complex and multifaceted giant, with a myriad aspects ranging from regional and global concentration and dispersal of economic activity to social and political consequences for individuals and communities in developed and developing countries alike. This landmark, three volume collection of chapters by leading authors, drawn from many fields, is a worthy and timely contribution to the analysis of a phenomenon with profound implications for the future world economy - and its governance. James Zhan, Director, Investment & Enterprise Division, UNCTAD With this Handbook, Miroslav Jovanovi has provided readers with both an excellent stand-alone original reference book as well as the first volume in a comprehensive three-volume set. This introduction into a rich and expanding academic and practical world of international economic integration also provides a theoretical and analytical framework to the reader, presenting select analytical studies and encouraging further research. International Handbook on the Economics of Integration, Volume I covers two broad themes: general integration issues and regional integration groups. The first part discusses topics that range from an overview of the regional integration deals registered with the World Trade Organization, to multilateralism and regionalism, hub-and-spoke integration networks, limits to integration, rules of origin, and globalization. The second part of the Han