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5. The great empires

5. The great empires  

Robert C. Allen

in Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191778087
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199596652.003.0005
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‘The great empires’ considers the role of globalization and de-industrialization in the destruction of manufacturing industries in the Ottoman, Chinese, Indian, and Russian empires. Three ... More
7. Africa

7. Africa  

Robert C. Allen

in Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778087
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199596652.003.0007
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9780199596652
African poverty is not new. Sub-Saharan Africa was the poorest region of the world in 1500, and it remains so despite the increase in income per head that has occurred. ‘Africa’ aims to ... More
3. Why are some countries rich and others poor?

3. Why are some countries rich and others poor?  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191799983
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10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0003
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‘Why are some countries rich and others poor?’ considers various theories of economic growth, including Robert Solow’s widely used 1956 model, and charts the uneven development of countries ... More
7. The burden of governance

7. The burden of governance  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776168
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0007
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9780192806086
‘The burden of governance’ reflects on the nature of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The WTO has lurched from one crisis to another, and reform is needed for it to remain legitimate. A ... More
The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction  

Amrita Narlikar

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776168
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.001.0001
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book
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9780192806086
The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction explanation of what the WTO is, what it does, and how it goes about executing its tasks. The World Trade Organization ... More
1. Who needs an international trade organization?

1. Who needs an international trade organization?  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776168
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0001
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9780192806086
‘Who needs an international trade organization?’ explores why international trade organizations came into being. Economic theory suggests that trade liberalization is mutually beneficial, ... More
4. The expanding mandate

4. The expanding mandate  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776168
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0004
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9780192806086
‘The expanding mandate’ examines how the World Trade Organization (WTO) has gone beyond the scope of the system it replaced. The GATT 1994 agreement built on the existing GATT 1947 ... More
2. How does development happen?

2. How does development happen?  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191799983
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10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0002
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9780198736257
‘How does development happen?’ looks at how our understanding of how development happens has evolved. It first considers the evolution of post-war development theory that was strongly ... More

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