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Accounting Transparency and International Standard Setting  

Sidney J. Gray and Helen Kang

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Oct 2014
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Dec 2014
This chapter explores accounting transparency as an important aspect of corporate accountability. After defining accounting transparency and identifying factors that influence it, the ... More

Adapting Regulation to Globalization: A Typology of Approaches to the Internationalization of Regulation  

Céline Kauffmann

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Nov 2020
With the progressive emergence of an open, dynamic, and globalized economy, the internationalization of rules has become a critical issue. Governments increasingly seek to exploit the ... More

Administration of Trade Policy  

Alfred E. Eckes

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article deals with the administration of trade policy. It examines the individuals, ideas, and institutions that shape the trade regulation process. It focuses on the rules-based ... More

African Debt and Debt Relief  

Mark R. Thomas and Marcelo M. Giugale

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Jul 2015
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Nov 2014
African economies did not accumulate serious debt until the 1980s, when unprecedented export credits and development lending combined with slowing exports to send debt ratios climbing. This ... More

African Development Banks: Lessons for Development Economics  

Ernest Aryeetey

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Jul 2015
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Nov 2014
This chapter examines the role of Development Banks (DBs) as national and regional financial institutions that provide medium- to long-term capital for investment in various sectors of the ... More

African Monetary Unions: An Obituary  

Célestin Monga

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Jul 2015
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Jan 2015
This chapter discusses the experience of African countries with monetary unions, focusing on the CFA Zone where that experience has been the longest and the deepest history of integration. ... More

Agriculture  

Tim Josling

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article attempts to provide in a succinct way a road map for those wandering into the territory of agricultural policy and trade. It begins with a brief discussion of the linkages ... More

Agriculture in South Africa  

Wandile Sihlobo and Johann Kirsten

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Nov 2021
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Dec 2021
South Africa is a semi-arid country with a weak resource base for agriculture which is also threatened by climate change and sporadic droughts. Through the adoption of modern technology, ... More

Agro-processing Industries in the South AfricaN Economy  

Horman Chitonge

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Nov 2021
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Dec 2021
This chapter provides an overview of the agro-processing sector in the South African economy, focusing on the sector’s potential to contribute to inclusive growth through high value-added ... More

Aid to Africa: Emerging Trends and Issues  

Peter Quartey and Gloria Afful-Mensah

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Jul 2015
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Nov 2014
Some authors have stressed the importance of aid in boosting growth, given that poverty levels in most aid recipient countries (particularly sub-Saharan Africa) have continued to worsen in ... More

Aid to Africa: The Changing Context  

Tony Addison, Saurabh Singhal, and Finn Tarp

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Jul 2015
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Nov 2014
This chapter explains how official development assistance (ODA) can help achieve the structural transformation of African economies, and thereby inclusive growth, employment and peace. It ... More

Are NAFTA and Export-oriented Industrialization Passé for Mexico’s Economy? Global Lessons  

Enrique Dussel Peters

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May 2013
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Aug 2013
This chapter focuses on the effects of Mexico’s export-oriented industrialization (EOI) strategy, which replaced the previous import-substitution approach. It argues that since the ... More

Are the Geese Still Flying? Catch-Up Industrialization in a Changing International Economic Environment  

Inderjit N. Kaur

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Jan 2014
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Feb 2014
This chapter examines literature on catch-up industrialization in the context of the experience of the Asian Pacific economies. It provides a summary of the “flying geese” or product cycle ... More

ASEAN Economic Integration: Driven by Markets, Bureaucrats, or Both?  

Hal Hill and Jayant Menon

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article aims to provide a stand-alone introduction to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economies, and traces ASEAN's evolution with a focus on its programs of ... More

Asia in Global Economic Governance  

Peter Petri and Wendy Dobson

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Jan 2014
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Feb 2014
Asia is gradually changing the landscape of regional and global economic cooperation. Institutional reforms are underway to respond to its growing economic clout and pluralism. External ... More

Asian Currencies in the Global Imbalance and Global Financial Crisis  

Eiji Ogawa and Chikafumi Nakamura

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Jan 2014
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Feb 2014
This chapter examines the behavior of the Asia Pacific region’s currencies through the lens of the global financial crisis of 2008-2009 and the global imbalances that have been a possible ... More

Asian Financial Crises  

Anne Krueger

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Jan 2014
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Feb 2014
This chapter analyzes and draws lessons from the Asian financial crisis of 1997-1998. It discusses the underlying factors that led to the crises, the differences from the previous balance ... More

The Atmosphere as a Global Commons  

Ottmar Edenhofer, Christian Flachsland, Michael Jakob, and Kai Lessmann

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Jan 2015
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May 2015
This chapter analyzes global climate policy as the problem of transforming governance of the atmosphere from an open-access into a global commons regime. This involves several challenges. ... More

Australian Commercial Policies  

Peter Lloyd

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
This article reviews commercial policies in Australia, examining both long-term trends and recent developments. Australia is fortunate in having time series that are long and of excellent ... More

Banking and Finance in South Africa  

Penelope Hawkins

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Nov 2021
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Dec 2021
Abstract: The importance of the financial sector is widely recognized by the public––who use and benefit from the products and services of the different financial industries––bank loans, ... More

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