You are looking at  1-10 of 10 articles  for:

  • International Economics x
  • Economic History x
Clear All

View:

The Dynamics of Capitalism  

F. M. Scherer

Print publication date:
Apr 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
This article views capitalism as the set of economic relationships that emerged with the rise of the industrial or factory system during the eighteenth century. It focuses on production in ... More

Geoeconomics Versus Geopolitics: Implications for Asia  

Devesh Kapur and Manik Suri

Print publication date:
Jan 2014
Online publication date:
Feb 2014
This chapter examines the interaction of geopolitics and “geoeconomics” in the Pacific Rim. It discusses the importance of international supply chains, implications of China’s political ... More

The Golden Age and the Second Globalization in Italy  

Nicholas Crafts and Marco Magnani

Print publication date:
Mar 2013
Online publication date:
Sep 2013
After the Golden Age, Italy experienced increasing difficulties in adjusting its economy to the changing external context and to the requirements for sustaining catch-up growth at a higher ... More

Higher Education Reforms in India  

Shyam Sunder

Print publication date:
Mar 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
This article takes a critical look at the higher education sector in India. It notes that even though the number of institutions and enrollment in higher education continue their rapid ... More

Italy and the First Age of Globalization, 1861–1940  

Harold James and Kevin H. O’Rourke

Print publication date:
Mar 2013
Online publication date:
Sep 2013
The paper presents trade policy as in line with that of other continental European powers, with a move to moderate levels of tariff protection for politically sensitive sectors, such as ... More

Italy, Germany, Japan: From Economic Miracles to Virtual Stagnation  

Andrea Boltho

Print publication date:
Mar 2013
Online publication date:
Sep 2013
Over the last six decades, economic developments in the three countries that were defeated in World War II look strikingly similar. First came rapid reconstruction. Then followed the ... More

A Long-Run Perspective on Comparative Advantage  

Giovanni Federico and Nikolaus Wolf

Print publication date:
Mar 2013
Online publication date:
Sep 2013
The history of Italy since its unification in 1861 was accompanied by a dramatic increase in the country's integration with European and global commodity markets: foreign trade in the long ... More

The Political Economy of Foreign Intervention  

Thomas K. Duncan and Christopher J. Coyne

Print publication date:
Nov 2015
Online publication date:
Dec 2015
This chapter highlights the insights that the Austrian tradition brings to the analysis of foreign intervention. Foreign intervention is the use of the discretionary power of a government ... More

Real Exchange Rates, Trade, and Growth  

Virginia Di Nino, Barry Eichengreen, and Massimo Sbracia

Print publication date:
Mar 2013
Online publication date:
Sep 2013
What is the relationship between real exchange rate misalignments and economic growth? And what effect, if any, did undervaluations or overvaluations of the lira/euro have on Italy's ... More

Regional Disparities: Internal Geography and External Trade  

Brian A’Hearn and Anthony J. Venables

Print publication date:
Mar 2013
Online publication date:
Sep 2013
This chapter explores the interactions between external trade and regional disparities in the Italian economy since unification. It argues that the advantage of the North was initially ... More

View: